Sometimes, we can spend so much time trying to find ways to have healthier hair, that we overlook the fact that our hair can also get damaged while we’re sleeping.
Here are 5 things you can do to protect your hair while you get your beauty rest:
1. Brush your hair before going to sleep
This will help minimize knots and tangles in the morning.
2. Braid your hair loosely
This will help contain your hair when you are turning and tossing at night. Options are endless: side braid, two pig-tail braids, rope braid, dutch braid...Pick your favourite! (Hint: do a tight braid to wake up with mermaid waves).
3. Use a silk or satin pillow case
This material is a lot less rough on the hair than regular pillowcases, reducing the damage to your hair.
4. Avoid using elastic bands
They can cause hair breakage and put stress on your roots. Instead, use a soft scrunchie and tie your ponytail/bun very lightly at the top of your head.
5. Sleep With Dry Hair
We highly recommend sleeping with dry hair - wet hair is very delicate and is much more prone to frizzing and breaking.
Following these easy steps is so important, because it will ensure that you are keeping your hair as healthy as possible, even while you sleep.
Do you have any tips and tricks on how to maintain healthy and tangle-free hair while you sleep? How do you keep your hair at night? We'd love to hear from you :)