This worked really well for my hair seeing how thin it is. I did more of a ballet bun with it though and it even works good for making a fuller pony once its smoothed out a bit! Messy Bun Tutorial (Quick Beauty Tips)
How to Make Your Hair Grow Faster with Horse Shampoo (One horse shampoo you can use, that you can find in Walmart or even Dollar General is Mane & Tail. It works great, only use a nickel to a quarter size amount, depending on thickness of hair etc.