Want to lift the ban on bows after preschool? Try a '60s-influenced look that's trendy as well as sweet. (Select a band that blends in with your hair color.) Blow-dry with a hold product to coax hair into a deep side part. Then tease at the crown before smoothing short hair into place?or gathering long strands into a twist and misting with hairspray.
Ricky Pro rat-tail comb, $4; rickysnyc.com.
L'Oréal Elnett Satin strong hold hairspray, $15; drugstore.com.Read MoreLess