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How to Be Punk

Watch more How to Survive Being a Teenager videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Wanna be a punk? Follow the steps and tips in this Howcast video. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Pick a punk subculture Pick a punk subculture. There's strait-edge punk, glam punk, crust, Ska-punk, skinhead, skater-punk, pop-punk, goth-punk, bubblegum punk. Step 2: Play punk music Play punk music—loudly. There's classic punk, like The Ramones and The Sex Pistols, and current punk, like Blink 182 or Good Charlotte. Step 3: Wear punk clothing Wear punk clothing: Horizontally-striped shirts, leopard print tights in candy colors, super skinny jeans, tight tees printed with names of obscure bands, and black leather. Step 4: Accessorize Accessorize with safety pins, lots of zippers, spiked wrist bands, bondage buckles, bullet belts, chokers, and chains. Step 5: Wear punk shoes Wear Converse high tops, checkered Van's classic slip-ons, or combat boots. Tip Go to Google Images and punk clothing websites for ideas. Step 6: Get a punk hairstyle Have your hair cut into a Mohawk and dyed in different rainbow colors. Or shave your head. Step 7: Pierce yourself Have something on your face and body pierced. Lips and nipples are popular areas. Tip Female punks wear colorful makeup, and lots of it. Step 8: Get a tattoo Get a tattoo—preferably of a punk band, an anarchy symbol, skull and crossbones, or anything that symbolizes rebellion. Place it anywhere on your body—the more surprising the location, the better. Step 9: Meet your peeps Meet your peeps at punk rock concerts and look angry—or just hang out in public somewhere, looking bored. Did You Know? The popular '70's group The Ramones is widely considered to be the first punk rock band.
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