Thanks for the info. I think your best bet is to try plopping as kimmyc suggested, I tried it when my hair was a little longer and it worked pretty well. Another option is to strategically place clips at the roots to "release the top layer of hair from its own weight".
2A/3A, medium length, layered, colored dark/medium ash blonde - "CGer" since April '02.

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