Pompadours sound kind of, well, pompous, and look rather prosh. With a literal "I'm above you" upward beehive bump that towers over your own head and others, a pompadour is a hairstyle with 'tude, and while before people that it was too ostentatious to wear, starlets like Jennifer Lopez and Rachel McAdams have worn the style on the red carpet to much acclaim (and copycats).
Pompadours are so mainstream now that even Snooki from "Jersy Shore" wears them...constantly (and never without her Bump It!). To learn how to to achieve a half up, half down style with a pompadour on top, check out this video.
Flat iron used:
Corioliss Classic Pro Flat Iron - 1" Red Leopard
This look should take you about 15 minutes to complete, if you curl or straighten your hair the night before. It's fast and makes you look fresh and awake.