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Prep damp hair with mousse (try Suave Professionals Luxe Style Infusion Volumizing Souffle Mousse, $5), distributing it evenly with a comb or paddle brush, Francis says. Allow to air-dry. Use your fingers to rake hair into a high ponytail and secure with an elastic. Then twist and wrap hair into a bun, fixing in place with hairpins, not bobby pins. "Hairpins are more forgiving, if you decide you want to readjust your style," Francis notes. "Bobby pins lock in, and it's difficult to take them out without destroying the hairdo."