Soft curls ruled the runway - a team of experts shows you how to get that look in this how-to video from Elle magazine. This look is reminiscent of old Hollywood glamour, like Veronica Lake. Watch this video hairstyling tutorial and learn how to replicate this polished and wavy look.
Learn how to turn rough agate into a beautiful drop shape cabochon by hand from a qualified lapidary at Holts, London. A cabochon is a gemstone which has been shaped and polished as opposed to facetted. The resulting form is usually a convex top with a flat bottom. Use this technique of forming softer stones into smooth oval shapes for fine jewelry.
This video will teach you how to make a nice shiny polished stone effect on your cards. This technique will give your greeting cards a touch of professionalism that all your friends and family will admire.
Get a curly polished hair style like Kim Kardashian with this video tutorial. - Firstly separate your fringe from the rest of your hair (if you have one)
Think you can't do more to your hair in five minutes than comb through it quickly and tie it up in a decent ponytail? Then think again. Check out this video to see how to create a pretty damn gorgeous hairstyle featuring loose, elegant locks that end in loose curls.
You will need: white glossy card stock, 2 ink refill colors, an optional metallic ink refill, cotton ball and rubbing alcohol.
In the age of automatic video editors and all around software-assisted creativity, how can a humble blogger help people master a program if said program does all the work for you?
This video is a makeup tutorial by Image Consultant Sharon Connolly, showing us how to look younger and more polished in just five minutes a day.
Check out this DIY video tutorial from Curbly, the best place to share pictures of your home, find design ideas, and get expert home-improvement advice.
Need a smooth, polished, and glossy surfaced piece of acrylic for your next project? Then check out this video for a handy guide on how to sand, cut, and polish Perspex, a type of acrylic, for a high-gloss finish. Perspex is thick and difficult to work with, but this video will give you tips for a professional look.
Starting from scratch, this tutorial for the 3-D modeling software Modo 401 3D shows you how to create low-resolution, low-poly background pieces that nevertheless look professional and polished for your setting. Use multiple instances to populate a background easily and quickly.
A cranberry glaze can be used to make your turkey look scrumptously sexy and polished to a Midas glow. The glaze also adds succulent tart flavor to the richness and density of your turkey meat.
If you've found yourself visiting a few too many fast food restaurants, you've probably forgotten the beauty that napkins can amount to when given the proper fold and tuck.
Final Cut Express has dozens of provided video and audio transitions, which you can use to smooth abrubt cuts between edit points in your sequence and make your movie more polished and interesting. Transitions are located under the effects tab.
A New Year, a new you. At least that's what most of us promised ourselves when the clock struck 12 and 2010 transformed magically into 2011. While not all our New Year's resolutions are easily stuck to, such as dieting and exercising six times a week, you can update your look to look your best. Check out this makeup tutorial by Michelle Phan to learn how to create a simple and clean look.
Lea Michele's dorky and supertalented "Glee" character, Rachel Berry, is a perfectionist down to the core, even when it comes to makeup. While the highly driven girl focuses on her singing, she also makes sure that her makeup always looks perfectly polished, fresh, and never overdone.
We have no doubt that famed photographer Annie Leibovitz takes perfect photos right at the photo shoot that require minimal retouching. But for the rest of us, as it is for most photographers, the photo editing process is just as important as the photo taking process, if not more important.
This hair tutorial is called a wispy bird's nest after its, well, wispy quality and organized jumble of hair strands that forms into a cohesive whole.
Ninja stars are pretty cool. They are easy to throw and make fun toys as well as decorations. In this tutorial, learn how to fold your own star using Japanese origami techniques. This star turns out very polished looking but is actually pretty easy to fold. So, grab some paper, flip on this tutorial and start from the beginning. It may take you a few tries to master, but you will have this fun design down in no time.
This video explains how to force flower bulbs to bloom. The instructor first takes a pot and fills the bottom of it with gravel, which then the bulbs are placed right on top of the set gravel. The rest of the bowl is filled with polished show rocks mid way up the bulb to set them properly inside the pot so they are unable to move freely. The instructor then explains that using the gravel and rock filling forces the bulbs to bloom faster then with standard potting soil. The instructor explains...
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If you are ready to make your podcast more professional, have a look at this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to take an ordinary, amateur podcast and use different programs to make it sound more polished. This will bring your podcast up to professional grade and make it more likely to get distributed by larger companies.
Create a three-dimensional logo in Cinema 4D and Photoshop with realistic lighting, reflection and shadows. The render is created in 3D inside Cinema 4D using Mograph Text and a bend deformer, textured and lit for initial reflections, and polished in Photoshop with blending modes, blurs and curves. Greyscale Gorilla demonstrates in this informative hour-long video.
In this clip, you will learn everything you need to know about zippers. Check out this tutorial for info on how to sew in zippers to your projects and make them look more polished and be more functional. This video will explain the zipper anatomy, zipper feet and will show you how to sew three different kinds of zipper applications:
Want to add volume to your hair and not sure how? In this video, learn how to create a "pouf" by first teasing and then shaping to create a polished volumized "pouf". Create a romantic half-up, half-down style perfect for any occasion with help from this hair tutorial.
Learn how to repair broken fingernails! You will need to purchase an instant nail repair kit. It should come with polish remover, nail tape, nail glue, and clear polish. First place a little bit of glue right where the slit is. Press the nail together so that it seals. Once it has dried a little, place the clear tape over the break. Next you will place a clear polish on top of the nail tape. Clean up the polish around the sides. Now your nails are ready to be polished in any color that you like.
If you're running low on time in the morning but still want to look polished rather than ragtag, then there is a way for you to save time while styling a beautiful mane.
Spring is officially wedding season, so chances are that you're invited to a coupling of two families or may even be holding a lavish wedding yourself. Whether you're going to be a bridesmaid or will be choosing your bridesmaids soon, make sure they look elegant and polished by creating this makeup look.
In this video, learn how to remove purple fringing from an image using Photoshop. Most people would not even notice this distortion in a photo but if you are a professional, you will need to know how to recognize and remove this tint.
Linux is a fully functioning free operating system that you can download online. Just because you are using Linux Ubuntu doesn't mean your projects have to suffer or look less professional that those made on traditional operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X. In this tutorial, learn how to download and add fonts to the GIMP photo program on a Linux Ubuntu system.
This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to utilize the website LinkedIn after you graduate from college. The first step is to go online to the website. Then you should make a profile. Make your profile polished and professional so that you future boss can easily search for your name and look at your wonderful profile. The next step is to include at least three past positions in your profile, a photo, and what schools that you have attended. You should also be aware of your p...
In this brief instructional video, you'll watch as a nail expert shows you one of her best custom designs finished by using foil wrapping paper. This is great for people looking for something new and trendy that will add a little bit of pop to their already polished look. Be sure to pay attention to the many tips and tricks that this nail designer drops, otherwise you'll be headed for disaster! Remember, to make this nail-art work, your foil wrapping paper will have to be cut into very thin s...
The rhinestone studded nails will be more attractive. To make your nails a perfect complement to any acrylic or polished nails use your wildest imagination to make it more attractive. The following steps will help to make beautiful, rocker rhinestone studded nails. The first step is to clean the nail surface where you want the stickers to be placed. The second step is to apply a base coat, and the third step is to apply nail polish color. The fourth step is to peel off the stickers carefully ...
If you lay tile it is rare to do a job and not have to cut a curved piece of tile. If you do have to cut a curved piece there are two ways to do it. First, you have to draw outline of the cut that you need to make on the tile itself and mark the part you are going to remove with an X. The low tech method involves using a pair of tile nippers. You nip away pieces of the tile until you have nipped away the whole area until you have a circular cut out. For a more polished cut you can use a spira...
There's no better hairstyle to make you look instantly polished and elegant than an updo. So if you have more party invitations than you know what to do with this holiday season, cut some stress by creating this simple cute updo.
No matter how you usually wear your hair, during the summer there's no hairstyle more chic and comfortable at the same time than the classic ponytail. A ponytail gets all the hair out of your face so you don't sweat up a storm, plus looks polished.
Just because you're only headed to school or for a Starbucks run doesn't mean you shouldn't look absolutely fabulous. Make sure your hair is always sleek and polished without spending hours doing it by creating this simple messy updo.
How your fingernails and toenails look is very telling of how well you take care of yourself. Most girls remember their face, but when it comes to lower body parts it's easy to neglect taking care of them too.
Mary Janes are the classic American girl shoe, their style simplistic yet subtly feminine, polished and clean. Perfect for parties but also with punk rock potential when dressed down, these shoes are integral pieces in a girl's wardrobe.
In this tutorial, learn some basic sketching techniques and draw a baby panda bear. This little guy is adorable and easy to draw, and will look so polished you'd think you took a photograph at the zoo.