Oh my Lord, pink setting tape! Well, I think I saw some at Walgreen's but can't remember if it was in recent times...
Your head acts as a giant roller and the pins keep the hair stretched out in place until it dries so the result is straight or nearly straight hair.
2A/3A, medium length, layered, colored dark/medium ash blonde - "CGer" since April '02.
"Converting the 'curlskeptics' one curly head at a time..." HWHC