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    How To Sleep With Curly Hair

    If you want your curls to stay intact while sleeping, then follow these tips.
    Published -18 Nov 2021, 10:25 ISTUpdated -18 Nov 2021, 10:37 IST
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    Natural curly hair looks extremely beautiful but only if you give them the right care. Curly hair needs some extra tender love and care then straight hair in order for you to get beautiful curls instead of frizzy hair. 

    If you want healthy and beautiful looking curls, then you not only need to be beautiful during the day but also while sleeping because this is when your hair can get most damaged. So, we are here with some tips that you should follow while sleeping.

    Sleeping Position

    If you have curly hair, then it is recommended to not sleep directly on the hair follicles. Crushing your hair with the weight of your head can easily turn your curly hair into frizzy hair. Sleeping on your back can lead to frizz and knots in your hair.

    If you have curly hair, then sleeping on your side or on your stomach is the best you can do. Also, sleeping on your side has a number of health benefits, therefore, it’s a win-win situation.

    Silk Or Satin Pillowcase

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    Replace your normal pillowcase with a silk or satin one. This is because a pillowcase made of silk or satin can help to protect the structure of your hair. Silk or satin pillowcases will resist frizz leading to reduced frizz in your hair. Thus, helping you to maintain your curls.

    On the other hand, if you sleep on a cotton pillowcase then it will absorb your hair’s natural oils and scratch against your hair strands. This can lead to frizz as well as breakage. Therefore, you should immediately switch to a silk or satin pillowcase. As an added bonus, it will also help to keep your head cooler and prevent your scalp from getting oily.

    Satin Scrunchie

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    Another way to protect your curls while sleeping is to make a pineapple on the top of your head and secure it with a satin scrunchie. Simply gather all the hair on the top of your head and tie a scrunchie around it one time. However, you shouldn’t pull your hair too hard or tie it too hard.

    This will protect your hair from all the damage that may happen while you take turns while sleeping.

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    The more secure your hair are, the less your hair will be rubbing up against other hair follicles or against your bedding, thus, minimising the hair damage. Therefore, it is best to keep your hair secure through braids.

    Make a simple twist or a well-secured braid in your hair while you go to sleep. This will stabilize the structure of your hair throughout the night, therefore you can sleep without fearing about your curly hair.

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    Silk Bonnet Or Headscarf

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    A bonnet or a headscarf is your best option while sleeping. It covers your full head. Thus, it protects your hair from rubbing against your bedding and getting frizzy as well as it also keeps your hair secure while you sleep. This helps to protect the shape of your curls. 

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