In this tutorial, we learn how to properly wash an American Girl doll hair. First, rinse warm water through the doll's hair, then wash the hair with Herbal Essence's hydration shampoo. After this, rinse out the shampoo until there are no more bubbles. Next, place conditioner in the hair, the rinse off the conditioner until it's completely rinsed out. Comb your fingers through the hair so there are no more knots in the hair. When finished, comb out the hair and then blow dry it until there is ...
If you've never used a dishwasher before, you're about to fall in love with a machine that makes washing dishes easy. One of the main features of owning a dishwasher is it's ability to rinse the dishes to make them nice, shiny, and clean. A rinse aid dispenser is used to store a cleaning product that can prevent streaks or marks from appearing on your dishware.
A traditional Sazerac calls for a rinse of absinthe. You can also apply your rinsing skills to other cocktails, says this CHOW contributor. Watch this bartending video to learn how to rinse a cocktail glass with liquor.
Tie dying a spider design on a t-shirt starts by folding the t-shirt in half vertically. Between one quarter and one half of the way down the shirt grab a piece of the shirt and spin around the table to create a coil of the shirt. Tie a string around the outside of the coil to make sure it stays in a disk. Set a rack on top of some type of basin that can catch liquid to work on the dyeing. Set the t-shirt coil on the clean rack. Take dye that has already been prepared in squirt tubes or syrin...
Both professional and home cooks have been rinsing raw chicken and turkey before cooking it for what seems like forever. It's one of those divisive practices—either you do it or you don't, and people tend to be rather opinionated on their stances.
Using rinse aid with your dishwasher can be a big help with making sure your dishes come out streak free and dry. If you're dishwasher is not properly drying your dishes correctly, you might have a small problem that can be fixed pretty quickly.
If you have a front load washer that won't fill, wash, or rinse then you have a problem on your hands. Now, before you call a professional, you should try these quick, easy to follow tips. It could save you a good chunk of money.
In this episode, Michael shows how to rinse the color off the hair, and then shampoo (using a mild shampoo as you've just colored the hair) and condition it. Don't forget to rub the scalp gently as a massage to help remove the color from staining the skin.
Wheat grass is very nutritious for animals like dogs. In this video, we demonstrate how easy it is. The first step is rinsing seeds with water and letting them soak over night for 8-12 hours. After they have soaked, rinse. Evenly place the seeds on a bed of soil in a tray and cover with a paper towel. Then water thoroughly and cover with another tray. Keeping the seeds moist is very important. You should see results in 3 days when you can remove the extra tray and the paper towel. We then dem...
There's an ongoing debate about whether or not it's safe or even desirable to rinse meat before you cook it. Many fall into the anti-rinsing camp, saying that it's not effective at dislodging bacteria, especially on poultry, as we've discussed before. Meanwhile, some argue that rinsing certain meats, like bacon, could be beneficial since it possibly prevents it from shrinking.
In this video from nmsuaces we get a lesson in how to dispose of leftover lawn chemicals. Many gardeners want to know what to do with leftover materials and how to get rid of it safely. You should not store it. Once mixed up, use it all. Make your mix so you don't have to have a surplus that day. If you have a surplus, you need to spray it in an area that is labeled to be used. After you are finished rinse the container at least 3 rinses. The rinse water must then be sprayed out in the area w...
Jacob shows the importance of washing your car properly. First use two buckets. Fill one with soapy water, the other to rinse your car. Use a grip guard to keep your tools above water, and use white buckets. The principal is to keep the wash water as clean as possible. Get your sponge soapy, wipe the car. You then rinse it in the clean water, making sure there's no dirt. Use the foam/rinse method to wash. First use a soapy sponge, making sure the sponge doesn't actually touch the car, then ri...
This video will show you how to clean your Java coffee machine. When your machine says "clean ready", do the following: Press the Rinse button, empty the tray and replace it. Press Rinse once more. Place a J25 cleaning tablet in the top of the machine to remove all the sticky oils. Close the lid and press Rinse once again. This process takes about 15 minutes.
Part of the reason bacon tastes so good is because of its high fat content, but that also means that it shrinks significantly when you cook it. How much it shrinks depends on how fatty it is and what method you use to cook it. Bacon cooked on the stovetop shrinks quite a bit more than bacon that's baked in the oven. DIY blog Franalan tested a Pinterest tip that claimed rinsing bacon under cold water before cooking it could reduce the shrinkage by up to 50 percent. Yes, we just wrote about how...
We'll show you how to use an attachment for a power washer called a "Foamer" - you'll never hand wash a car or boat again!
This video shows you how to clean a Thanksgiving Turkey. For this, you will need a turkey. Place the turkey in a clean sink. Remove the plastic bag. Carefully remove the contents from the belly of the turkey. Reach into the belly of the turkey, with your hand and remove the packets. It will likely contain the turkey’s heart, liver, giblets, and neck. When you remove these items, set them aside to be used later. They can be incorporated into the other Thanksgiving recipes, including dressing/s...
Commercial hair conditioners aren’t just expensive, they’re loaded with chemicals. Why don’t you whip up something more natural at home?
This medical how-to video demonstrates a patients performing a saline flush on his nose. This procedure is often performed by patients who have chronic sinusitis or allergies. You can use almost any sinus rinse solution sold over-the-counter in many pharmacies. Follow along with this how to video to learn how to do a saline sinus rinse.
Looking to brighten up your hairdo? Add pizzazz to your hair by giving yourself highlights—at home. In this video, learn how to give yourself the perfect highlights.
Thinking it's time to deep condition your curly hair? Curls can lose their luster and texture if they lack moisture. Here's how to keep curly locks shiny and healthy with the rules of deep conditioning.
Make your coffee maker sparkle with these easy tips. This Howcast video presents a helpful guide on cleaning your coffee maker.
Prepare this easy vegan meal that serves six. The quinoa and black beans takes 15 minutes to prep and 35 minutes to cook.
The smokey eye in this tutorial is great for everyday. This vide will show you how to create a sultry eye without going totally smokey. If you are too timid to totally smoke your eye or are not heading to the right kind of party, check out this great tutorial.
KRASHARPSHOOTER gives a detailed example on how to better improve performance from the Tippman paintball marker. Some of the advantages to following this method is that it allows the internals to cycle smoothly. He shows us, using a very simple method. The method that he follows in a step by step process in his video is start by taking a Brillo pad and dipping it into water. After that while soap is coming out keep rubbing the pad back and forth on the internal of the paintball marker. He sho...
This video shows how to wash your windows with a mop and squeegee like a pro.This process includes the following steps,Step 1Take a bucket and a mop.Step 2Fill water in the bucket and put the mop in the bucket to wet it.Step 3Take some liquid soap and apply it on the mop and then clean the windows with this mop.Step 4Now rinse the mop in the bucket and squeeze it well so that the soap is drained out of it.Step 5Now clean the windows with this mop, rinse the mop in water again and squeeze it.S...
Find out how everything in a chemistry lab works, from pipettes to burners to recrystallization to storage. You'll get precise instructions on how to work and perform certain scientific duties in the chem lab, whether it's chemical or just ordinary high school science.
In this tutorial, talk show host Jenny Jones shows you how to make a totally edible cleaning solution that is great around the house. The best part is that this is totally safe for kids and pets and can be used for so many different things. Jenny will also show you how to make a dispenser so that it is easier to keep this cleaner around the house and use it. Check it out!
In this tutorial, learn how to make a totally authentic Italian caesar salad from scratch. This is a pretty complicated salad that involves a lot of cooking, ingredients and steps but it is totally worth it. Try this delicious healthy lunch today. Yum!
Learn how to remove ink stains from carpet. Don’t cry over spilled ink. Get the stains out of your carpeting with this method.
The pros at the raw bar make it look easy, but it’s all about technique—specifically, the precision placement and leverage of your oyster knife. You will need: fresh oysters, any type, lots of ice, a small brush, an oyster knife, a cutting board, a towel, a wide shallow bowl or platter, lemon wedges, oyster glove and cocktail sauce. Tip: When you are rinsing the oysters, throw out any that are slightly open and don't spring closed at your touch.
In this tutorial, we learn how to do laundry at home. To start, you will need to set your washer to the right settings. Go with the one that works the best for you and the size/color of laundry you're going to do. Turn off the extra rinse you're doing and turn on the cold rinse because it will save you hot water. From here, pour in your soap and place your clothes in. Then, turn it on by pulling the button. Once your clothes are finished washing, put them in the dryer. Then, clean the lint tr...
How to easily clean your coins with CLR
Ron Hazelton describes how to clean a faucet aerator to get a sputtering faucet flowing freely again. First unscrew the aerator housing, then remove the black rubber gasket and the aerator underneath. Next remove the screen from the housing. Rinse out the screen from both sides to remove debris. Use a needle to clean particles from the aerator holes, then rinse the aerator. Reassemble the housing (screen, then aerator, then gasket). Lastly, screw the housing back onto the faucet for a smooth ...
Looking to polish up some old jewelry? Your skin, soap, and even the air can dull your gold jewelry. Bring the luster back with a few household items and these five steps.
Don’t panic if you get grease on your carpet. Start tackling it instead. Learn how to get grease stains out of carpet with this Howcast guide.
Sometimes it can be annoying to have to put in a cd in the dark. No worries, this tutorial video will help you to illuminate that CD port with a few LED lights.
If your diamond ring has lost some its sparkle, it might time to clean it. Diamonds might be expensive, but you can easily clean them with simple household products. Follow the steps in this video and that rock will be shining again in no time!
Turn that dry, damaged ‘do into luscious locks for less at home. You Will Need:
Anyone can take their vehicle to the car wash, but if you want to save a few bucks, and give your ride need a little TLC, try these tips. You Will Need: a hose, a spray bottle of tire cleaner, a brush with soft bristles, a wash mitt, or a rag, a bucket, a bottle of liquid car-wash soap, a sponge, a chamois, glass cleaner, paper towels, a stepladder & wax.
Do you always get razor burn? Razor burn can be painful, irritating and lower self-esteem. Follow these simple steps to get a smooth shave without the irritating bumps and burn.