How to Achieve the Perfect Sleep with Wet Curly Hair

Waking up to beautiful, bouncy curls can be a dream come true. But what if you’re short on time and have no choice but to go to bed with wet hair? Sleeping with curly hair when it’s wet can be tricky, as it has the potential to become frizzy or lose its shape. However, there are ways you can sleep comfortably while ensuring your curls stay intact. Here are some tips on how to sleep with curly hair wet.

1. Start by detangling your hair

Before going to bed, make sure your hair is tangle-free. Comb through any knots or tangles with a wide-tooth comb or brush made specifically for detangling curly hair. Starting at the ends of your hair and working towards the roots will prevent breakage.

Pro Tip:

If you have very tight curls that tend to knot easily, divide them into sections before combing through each one individually.

2. Apply product

Once your hair is detangled, apply a curl-enhancing product such as mousse or gel evenly throughout your strands using scrunching motions. This will help define your curls and keep them from losing their shape overnight.

Pro Tip:

Avoid using too much product as this may lead to crunchy curls in the morning.

3. Choose the right pillowcase

Sleeping on a rough cotton pillowcase can create frizz and cause damage to delicate curly strands while sleeping on silk ones will help maintain moisture levels within each strand of curled locks by reducing friction between fibers which allows natural oils more easily move up from root tip resulting in healthy-looking waves without compromising softness nor bounceability; thus avoiding fuss about tangled messes during shower time!

Pro Tip:

Invest in a silk pillowcase! It doesn’t absorb moisture from your hair and will prevent frizz and breakage.

4. Tie your hair up

Tying your hair up in a loose bun or pineapple on top of your head can help preserve the shape of your curls while you sleep and prevent them from getting flattened or squished against the pillow.

Pro Tip:

If you have very long hair, try using a scrunchie to avoid creating any unwanted creases or bends in your curls.

5. Don’t touch it when wet

As tempting as it may be, avoid touching or playing with your curls when they’re wet as this can cause unwanted frizzing and damage to delicate strands. Instead, let them air dry overnight before styling them in the morning.

Pro Tip:

Use a diffuser attachment on low heat setting if you need to speed up drying time before going to bed so that there’s less moisture left within each strand of curled locks which prevents tangling during shower time!