Slick it, Spike it, Gel it, Texture it. There are a million ways to express yourself through your hairstyle and these products are the tools in which to paint your blank canvas.
The goal is not to fit in. If anything, it's to amplify the differences, what doesn't fit, the special characteristics unique to how you see the world. Instead of looking like others, value your own style. Develop it. Cherish it.