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How To French Twist Hair

  Brush your hair so it’s all on one side and use grips at the back to hold it in place. Apply hairspray all over your hair. Wrap the hair around your thumb and twist it up into a cone shape, holding it secure with your other fingers. Use pins to slide in and around...
Posted On 23 Feb 2012

A day in the life of a cosmetology student

by MatchCollege.com Staff You wake up. The alarm rings, over and over as your eyes adjust and you fight the urge to slam your palm into the machine that has become your bane. You wipe away the sleep from your eyes, and then squint from the raw sunlight that has begun to punch...
Posted On 20 Feb 2012

How to Wear Makeup with Glasses

Growing older certainly has its perks—the ability to rent a car, a significant pay check, and wisdom (or so I hear). As with all good things though, there are a few drawbacks; and as I squint to see my computer screen, one such negative comes to mind: waning vision. For many of...
Posted On 16 Feb 2012

How To Create A Hair Knot

Step 1: Brush Begin by brushing to smooth and detangle the hair. While it seems obvious, this step is too often overlooked, resulting in those ever-frustrating bumps in your ponytail or updo. Try using a paddle brush with boar bristles; it adds shine to your hair. Step 2: Create...
Posted On 09 Feb 2012

Easy Skincare Tips For Your Life After 25

Why does skin wrinkle with age? Basically, the molecules that give young skin its strength and resilience are damaged over time, and our bodies do not fully repair those damages. Therefore, taking care of your skin is more about avoiding the damage that causes wrinkles than...
Posted On 02 Feb 2012

How To Cut Your Own Bangs

Step 1: Before you start Make sure you have a decent comb, scissors, and a mirror. Always cut the hair when dry as it will spring up. Work with the hairline rather than against it. Step 2: Fringe size Work within the temple area. Don’t go too far deep, otherwise the bangs...
Posted On 26 Jan 2012

How To Straighten Afro Hair

*note the model does clearly have a perm, still a good guide to follow for afro hair and other hair types.* Step 1: You will need Step 2: Prepare the hair Apply some heat protective product to the hair first to protect it when straightening. Put a small amount on your hands and...
Posted On 12 Jan 2012

How To Do Nail Art At Home

Check out these fabulous nail art styles… Step 1: Look 1: Reverse French Manicure First, apply the guide at the base of the nail, on the nail moon. Apply the nail colour to the whole nail above the guide. Carefully remove the guide. Let the polish dry and seal with a clear...
Posted On 12 Dec 2011

How To Tweeze Your Eyebrows Like A Star

You will need 1 brow wand 1 cosmetic scissors 1 slanted tip tweezers 1 pointed tip tweezers 1 eyebrow pencil 1 highlighter pencil 3 cotton swabs 1 brow gel Step 1: Shape Up Most people’s brows are good when they start out. But then they butcher them. Most people’s...
Posted On 08 Dec 2011

How To Get The Day To Night Look

Hi Im Jay, Im a number seven make-up artist. Today we’ll be giving you top-tips on how to get that day to evening look. Step 1: First tip Ok so our first top tip comes from Lynn pailey, one of our Number Seven Facebook fans and she absolutely loves our number 7 skin...
Posted On 24 Nov 2011

How To Do A Five Minute Manicure

Step 2: Clean Nails For a great manicure firstly, remove all traces of nail colour and treatments with nail polish remover. Step 3: File & Shape Nails If your nails are very long, trim them to even lengths with a nail clipper. Then file the edges smooth with a nail file or...
Posted On 15 Nov 2011

How To Use Highlighter & Bronzer

Step 1: You will need Some liquid highlighter Some shimmer powder 1 medium sized brush Some bronzer Step 2: Cheekbones Use liquid highlighter to accentuate cheekbones by giving them a sheen. Place a few dots of liquid highlighter just above the line of the cheekbone moving...
Posted On 07 Nov 2011

How To Thread Eyebrows

Step 1: Shape up Let’s get started with learning how to Thread Eyebrows… Determine your eyebrow form. What pattern does your natural brow most closely mimic? Round, angled, soft angled, or straight. If it’s impossible for you to tell, trust your threader to make...
Posted On 28 Oct 2011