If a graduation cap won’t fit over your hair, maybe it’s the cap that needs a little styling. Natural hair vlogger Chizi Duru shows us how.

Forget bobby pins—all you need is a headband that blends in with your hair color, and some tape or glue. She shows off the technique with Scotch tape, but notes that if you want everything to stay attached on the big day, you’ll want to use something with more staying power like hot glue or even duct tape.

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Basically, you stick the headband to the bottom of the hat, and fold over the fabric around it for a neat finish. Check out the full tutorial on YouTube for more details, including how she styled her hair to start with.