For short-haired girls of all textures, a row of crisscrossed bobby pins placed at ear-level looks hyper-chic and not I-did-this-on-the-train-with-restricted-elbow-room.
When your hair's close to dry—remember you could also let it dry in the aforementioned bun to add some wave—take advantage of the texture and let it tumble down your back save for two sections by the ears you'll pin up haphazardly.
*tumble* (Side note: You can only choose one between wet hair and casual clothes. Both at the same time is too depressing.)
Another genius, if I do say so myself, self-styling look. Without pulling and preferably with a bungee, make a ponytail. Divide it into two sections, twist (tight for small curls and loose for waves), then gather with an elastic at the very ends. When it's dry, shake it out for a whole new look.