How to Achieve a Restful Sleep with Wash and Go Hair

If you’re someone who loves the convenience of a wash and go hairstyle, but struggles with how to keep your curls defined overnight without ruining them, then this post is for you. We’ve put together some tips and tricks on how to sleep with wash and go hair so that you can wake up looking fabulous in the morning.

Prep Your Hair Before Bed

Before getting into bed, it’s important to prepare your hair properly to ensure that it stays defined throughout the night. Here are some steps you can take:

Pineapple Your Curls

Pineappling is a technique where you gather all of your curls on top of your head as if you were putting them in a ponytail but don’t tie them tightly. This prevents any rubbing or flattening which could cause frizz or disrupt the curl pattern.

Satin Pillowcase

Sleeping on a satin pillowcase will help reduce friction between your hair and the pillowcase preventing frizz, breakage or losing definition resulting from cotton pillowcases. As an added bonus, sleeping on silk also helps prevent wrinkles!

The Right Nighttime Products

The right products are essential for protecting those beautiful locks while they rest at night too! So consider these options when selecting nighttime products:


Applying lightweight mousse before bed will help define and hold curls during sleep hours. Make sure not overapply mousse as this may lead to crunchy hair after drying

Hair Bonnet

A bonnet protects fragile strands better than traditional beauty scarfs because it secures hairstyles overnight without adding extra tension

Refresh Hair In The Morning

After following all these protective measures through outthe night , do not forget about refreshing techniques that allow perfecting Wash-n-go every day.

Spray Bottle

Using a spray of water, leave-in conditioner or refresher mix for curls can help rejuvenate and freshen up your curls in the morning. Spray liquid to hair until it is dampened this will reactive your products from yesterday.


If you prefer more voluminous hair, fluffing out your curls with fingers or using a pick at the roots gently will create volume.


With these simple tips and tricks on how to sleep with wash and go hair, you’ll be able to maintain beautiful, defined curls overnight without having to worry about frizzing or disrupting their natural pattern. Remember: Pineapple Your Curls , Satin Pillowcase , Lightweight Mousse/Hair Bonnet are all essential steps before bed that will keep those curly q’s looking fab every morning!