If you're looking to get hair perfectly poufed, then you should look to the ladies of the FLDS and not the creatures of Jersey Shore. Today US Weekly had Snooki demonstrate how to make the pouf (aka the Bumpit or the Snookit), but, even with the help of the JWow and The Situation, it was a bit of a tease.
Yet go back not even a year to when Oprah kicked up some dust on the FLDS Yearning For Zion ranch, and you'll get much better instructions, sans hairspray. It's pretty much the same method, except they call teasing "ratting," and really that's more appropriate. Plus, they are like way better at it!
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