other ways to make hair other than hair particles?

any other ways? if so can u send me any videos on it

You can model a mesh, and texture it as hair.

there is a a hair add-on in the blender manual here is the link:http://wiki.blender.org/index.php/Extensions:2.6/Py/Scripts/Object/Hair_Lab

here is the video showing you how to use it:http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BbXr0wiyxqo