What is faux fur?

Answer Faux fur is fake fur--a synthetic, fur-like material. The word "faux" comes from the French word meaning "false."HistoryFaux fur made from alpaca hair was introduced in 1929 as an inexpensive subst... Read More »

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How to Get a Good Faux Tan?

The safest way to get bronzed skin is to use a sunless tanning lotion. Sunless tanning lotion with dihydroxyacetone (DHA), a chemical approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, can be appli... Read More »

How to Faux Paint?

Faux Painting, color blending or washing in multiple colors can add a nice accent to your home. Here's how to do it.

How to Cut a Faux Hawk?

The faux hawk is an innovation on the Mohawk hairstyle. While a Mohawk changes abruptly from a shaved head to a strip of hair in the center of the head, a faux hawk makes a smoother transition betw... Read More »

When was faux fur invented?

Faux fur was invented in 1929 to accommodate the demand for real fur. Real fur at the time was in short supply and expensive as a result. The first faux furs were created using the fur of the alpac... Read More »