So i tried the sock thing where you wrap your hair in a sock like a bun overnight. (see link) http://aspottedpony.com/for-moms/how-to-use-a-sock-to-get-beautiful-curly-hair-without-heat/1517/ and not too shabby i must say
How To Use A Sock To Get Beautiful Curly Hair Without Heat: Cut off the toe of the sock, roll the sock into a ring. Slightly damp hair & flip head over & gather hair put through the hole spread around the sock evenly, it should go up and over the sock & then get tucked under it, continue rolling the hair onto the sock you should have a bun on top of your head. Now go to sleep In the morning remove the bun and TA-DA! You have a head full of soft pretty curls..