Hot Personal & Feminine Hygiene How-Tos

How To: Smell Good and Stay Smelling Good

I've heard some people say that "brown people smell bad!" Ahem. Brown people don’t smell bad! Okay, some do, but so do people of all races and cultures. How a person smells has nothing to do with their race, but rather choices they make. I choose not to smell bad, and take steps to make sure that does not happen. Personally I cannot stand bad smells. It's something that makes me feel sick, so I try my best to make sure that I am not the cause of a certain odor. The following are steps I take ...

How To: Make whipped unrefined shea butter

In this tutorial we learn how to make whipped unrefined shea butter. You will need: jojoba oil, grapeseed oil, shea butter, essential oils of your choice, pearl white mica powder, silica powder, rice powder, and borin nitrite. To start, you will measure out all of your ingredients together. Use as much of the oils as you want to make it smell the way you want it to. After this, add all of the ingredients together in a Pyrex glass that can be placed in the microwave. Then, pour into a large mi...

How To: Get rid of your cold sores

Have you ever had a cold sore that just won't seem to go away? In this video, we learn how to get rid of your cold sores for good! Since there is no complete cure for cold sores, you must start with prevention. Eat a healthy diet with lots of nutrients, which will restore your immune system to fight against cold sores before you get them. If you end up still getting one, don't bite it or irritate it. You can use natural remedies or over the counter products to help relieve these and get rid o...

How To: Make shea butter tutorial

In this tutorial, we learn how to make shea butter. You will need: shea butter, olive oil, jojoba oil, and coconut oil to make this. First, start out by combining all of your ingredients in a large mixing bowl. Make as little or as much of this as you would like. After you have mixed all of these together, use a mixer to make it more whipped with air in it. Then, you will spoon this mixture into small containers where you can keep it safe. Put a lid on the container when it's not in use, then...

How To: Make whipped body butter

In this tutorial, we learn how to make whipped body butter. Making your own body butter can save you a lot of money versus paying for it at the store, and you can completely customize it! First, you will need to heat up generic body butter that has no smell to it. You will heat this up with some water and oils that have your favorite scent to them. Heat this over low heat in a glass container to prevent it from burning. Then, you will add in any colors that you would like to make it look diff...

How To: Make shea butter and coconut oil moisturizer

In this tutorial, we learn how to make shea butter and coconut oil moisturizer. You will need: coconut oil, shea butter, and a plastic container. To start, add the shea butter and coconut oil into a saucepan and heat up until the mixture is completely clear. Next, you can add in peppermint for more scent in the butter. Now, pour the clear mixture into the container and let it sit in the fridge for a while until it hardens up. After this, the mixture will be creamy and you will be able to use ...

How To: Get flawless looking legs

This is how to get flawless legs. The first thing you want to do is start off with some products from h2o, its body scrub, it lathers and expoliates, you can use it as a body wash. Another one is another h2o brand with sea salt, that is much more expoliating. Also use ocean salt, by lush, along with buffee, also from lush. Lastly Clarins toning body polisher. Get the water running, wet your leg down, start with the h2o more abraccive salts. Get it and rub it on your leg, if you have sensitive...

How To: Pluck eyebrows for a model look

Christine from ExploreModeling.com shows you how to tweeze your eyebrows yourself without painful waxing or expensive treatments. First, you need a high quality tweezer with a very small point and a tweezer with a wide point. The small point tweezer is good for plucking single hairs, and the wide point tweezer can pluck a few hairs at at time. The first area you need to tweeze is the area between your eyebrows. Don't go too far into your actual eyebrow area. Then, to make your eyebrow natural...

How To: Properly thread your eyebrows

This Yasmine’s World video demonstrates eyebrow threading. Use standard sewing thread for the process. Take a piece approximately two to three feet long. Tie the ends in knot. Hold the large thread loop in both hands. Twist it six or sent times, so there is an X shape in the middle. Working on the right eyebrow, pull the right hand in a tweezer motion. For the left eye, make the motion with the left hand. This motion moves the thread. Working on the right eyebrow, place the left vee of the ...

How To: Thread your eyebrows for any event

This video demonstrates the new technique of threading, an alternative to waxing, shaving or electrolysis. Threading uses two threads to pluck unwanted hairs in a fast and painless manner. First the technician will follow the natural arch of your eyebrow removing any stray hairs above the arch. Holding your eyelid slightly taught will allow the technician to remove any unwanted overgrowth underneath your arch, as well as between the eyebrows. Threading is also used to remove unsightly hairs f...

How To: Do a hot oil treatment for your hair

This video shows you how to hot oil treat your dry hair at home. Here you'll use coconut and hot six oil in this tutorial to make your hot oil treatment. You may use what ever oil that you like and the amount of time is up to you Though 10 to 15 minutes is best, to let it penetrate the hair. Go from dry to smooth in no time.

How To: Ger rid of acne scars

Get the facial cleanser that you enjoy using. Keeping in mind not to strip the skin. Use a toner next, make sure your toner doesn't contain any alcohol. Put the toner on your face and neck using cotton balls. Next apply your favorite moistener and let it soak into your skin for fifteen minutes. You can also use vitamin E or almond oil. Take some freshly squeezed lemon juice and cotton balls and apply to the face and neck, focusing on the acne scars. If the lemon juice is to strong or if it st...

How To: Easily get rid of acne scars without surgery

One can easily get rid of acne scars without surgery by means of following steps. Identify the type of acne scars you have. See a dermatologist who can tell the difference between types of scars. For example, scars may be classified as ice pick, boxing, rolling or hypertrophy scars. Not every nonsurgical removal techniques will work with each type of scar. Get a chemical peel. A solution is applied to the skin which causes the top layer to peel off. This encourages new skin growth. Peels are ...

How To: Get rid of acne scars easily

In this video from dend359, we learn how to get rid of acne scars. First, he said he looked into laser treatment but that's too expensive. Then he found Divine Beauty ECIT Rejuvastamp treatment and it's much cheaper and similar to laser treatment. It did take about 3 months to fix the scars. He shows us one scar that has improved over time and recommends Divine Beauty's treatment. It requires a lot of patience because this treatment will take some time. This video will benefit anyone looking ...

How To: Get rid of dandruff

Having problems with dandruff? Cant seem to get rid of it?? This instructional video shows you the "right way" of shampooing to get rid of that pesky dandruff. The right shampoo is the key, then comes the technique. Many people are incorrectly shampooing their hair causing large amounts of dandruff. With this video you will learn the correct way to wash your hair learning to keep it clean longer and getting rid of dandruff in an effective way that will keep it away.

How To: Make homemade Shealoe mix

Skip spending massive amounts of money on beauty products! Make it at home! In this two-part tutorial, learn how to make shealoe mix - a butter like, creamy emulsion blend of shea butter and aloe gel. This can be used as a prepoo treatment, moisturizer, and/or leave-in conditioner. Also, because of the gel in this mixture, it can act, a bit, as a gel.

How To: Understand the menstrual cycle

This retro informative video gives a general overview of a woman's menstrual cycle. A curious young girl asks her family questions about having a period, what's normal, what isn't, who gets one, who doesn't. While this video feels a bit dated, and eschews medical terminology, it offers some basic insight to that time of the month. Check out this video and learn how to understand the feminie menstrual cycle.

How To: Take a shower

You probably take a shower almost every day. You might as well do it right. You will need a natural-bristle body brush, a loofah, soap or body wash, a bath towel, and moisturizer. This how-to video is the end all be all guide to showers. You've been doing them all along (let's hope), but here's how to do it right.

How To: Take a spa bath

Take tub time to new heights of relaxation with these tips. A bath 90 minutes before bed time can help you get a good nights rest. These tips will help make you feel and look great. Watch this video hygiene tutorial and learn how to take a spa bath.

How To: Insert a reusable menstrual cup

Learn how to insert a reusable menstrual cup with this feminine hygiene tutorial. The menstrual cup is a great alternative to disposable tampons and pads. It is very cost effective and friendly for the environment. With regular sanitizing, the menstrual cup can last years. This video is specific to the Mooncup menstrual cup, although most menstraul cups are inserted in the same fashion. Watch this how to video and maybe you will decide to use a menstrual cup during your next period.

How To: Use a menstrual cup

The menstrual cup is a great alternative to tampons and pads. This feminine hygiene product is reusable, eco-friendly and much cheaper than disposable tampons and pads. This tutorial teaches you how to insert and remove the menstrual cup. Watch this how to video and maybe you will decide to use the menstrual cup.

How To: Combat body odor

Offensive body odor can be a major problem for some people. If you need to reduce your body odor, there are several things you can try. It is important to realize that every person has a distinctive smell, and this is normal. The smell is caused primarily by our sweat as we perspire, because our perspiration gives off an odor. This odor only becomes a problem when the smell is offensive to others. If you sweat and the perspiration cannot evaporate freely, it is possible for bacteria to grow i...