No heat curls. I have tried a few of the no heat curls. This is the only one that works for my hair.
The Beauty Department -- Double Rope Braid Bun. Pull hair into 2 ponytails side by side, section each into two and rope braid. Twist right rope braid counter-clockwise and in, then do the same with the left rope braid. Finish with hairspray.
The Easy Knotted Updo Hair Tutorial- gorgeous, sophisticated, and a little bit Downtonesque.
High Crown Braid Tutorial by Hair Romance
4 braid messy updo -- actually looks pretty doable with my fine medium length hair!