If you thought protective styles couldn’t get any cooler, think again. Puffballs are the latest hair trend taking over the internet, and it turns out they’re a great way to style voluminous hair. In fact, the bigger the hair, the better.

With the dog days of summer ahead, there’s no better time than now to try the humidity friendly hairstyle. No, this isn’t a cue to pull your strands into an uninspiring pouf atop of your head, it’s an opportunity to get creative.

Whether you add them to your plaits or ponytail, there’s no wrong way to rock them. If you want to try a protective style that doesn’t cause tension and requires minimal maintenance even when it’s humid out, then consider this easy hairdo. For unique ways to rock your puffs, check out these incredible looks we spotted on Instagram.