Love the look of the oil cleansing! Will definitely have to get some castor oil and start doing that.
As for hair, I am really boring too - my go-to is a french braid that goes kind of diagonally from one side to the other, so it comes down just on one side of my head. Sometimes I mix it up and do a french fishtail braid. I like these because they stay in pretty well during daily activities.
I'd love to be more creative but I find too many hairstyles don't stay in well enough. I hate it when my hair is always falling down!