"My hair can't do this one..it's to thick, but there are a ton of great ideas on this site. I just tried several, and I think that once I buy some bigger heavier hair pins that I may never go back to pony tails again!"
Bought this gal's $10 eBook with all the how tos on 30 styles. Some not quite practical for day-to-day, but many both beautiful & workable for daily life. This, for example, beautiful without the spray & comb-back teasing nonsense.
Taking a section from each side of your hairline and bring together into a twist at the back of your head. Twist the section around your finger and pin into a small bun Repeat steps 2 & 3 until all your hair is twisted and pinned into a line.