Lace Headband Braid Separate hair into two parts: first two inches at forehead from ear to ear and put everything else in a ponytail. Basically braid across the crown, but only add hair from the front.
Use a sunglasses case to store cords and cables in your bag. I love using my old eyeglass cases. I use them all the time fo keep my jewelery in when I travel. and also for those cords for your iphone ipod, etc.