Oh, hey guys. What's up? Your friend MySpace 2006 here, and I want to tell you about a phenomenon I started called "Scene Hair." Apparently, this internet-memorable fashion statement still exists today (despite the fact that the 2011 version of me has become so slow and confusing even the pornbots have jumped ship to Facebook) and I wanted to give a shout out to the kids keeping big hair and white girl hair extensions alive through their YouTube tutorials!
The videos below will show you how to get your own MySpace scene hair, but first, I think I should tell you what makes a good scene hair how-to video -- and believe me, you need to know how to spot a good one. There are literally hundreds of amateurs out there making suburban bathroom-framed tutorials that have no idea what they're talking about. Anyway, here goes:
1. Set the mood. Make sure you've picked a good song to play while executing the tutorial. You're not supposed to talk your viewers through the process; if you do, you run the risk of sounding like an idiot, and they will never trust you in leading another important Internet how-to ever again. Also, scrolling directions full of misspellings and excessive punctuation reach your audience much faster. Check out Al Asphyxiated's demonstation set to the perfect soundtrack, "Smile In Your Sleep" by Silverstein.
. It is much more believable when your YouTube students see you without a full-face of make-up prior to the tutorial. It reminds them that no one was born on MySpace, though I'm sure many of you wish you were. Also, this video shows an important part that is often left out of these videos: Hair extension application. Watch and learn.
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3. Have a signature to your style. Anyone can have big, ratted hair, so what can you to do make yours stand out? Maybe add the infamous Kiki Kannibal zebra striped dye section, or in this case of xxxjanik45xxx, some cute little bows. And with that, you can become five-years-too-late Internet famous too!Follow us on Twitter!