"Adding loose curls can make this look festive and fun," says Normant. First, run a light pomade or creamy wax over strands to smooth flyaways. Then grab a 1-inch-barrel curling iron and hold it vertically next to your head. Divide hair into thick sections. Wrap the bottom half of each around the iron; hold a few seconds before releasing.
Kiehl's Creative Cream wax, $16; kiehls.com.Read MoreLess