These Are The 9 Ways to Protect Your Hair While You Are Sleeping

Though switching from cotton to silk pillowcases is expensive, your hair will thank you. Silk is softer than cotton.

Splurge on a silk pillowcase

Wet hair is weakest, therefore sleeping on it increases breaking risk. Dry your hair before bed.

Dry your hair before bed

You know the cliché about combing your hair 100 times before bed? Okay, 100 times may be exaggerated. Prioritizing tangle-free hair before bed is true.

Brush your hair before bed

Sleeping in a sloppy bun or high ponytail may seem harmless, but the tension can strain your scalp and cause hair damage. 

Don’t sleep with your hair tied up!

Use a scrunchie to sleep with your hair up. It won't damage your hair like a bobble because it's looser.

Scrunchies over bobbles

Hair is more fragile while wet, and over-shampooing can rob it of its natural oils and break it. 

Apply some dry shampoo

A silk scarf helps hide your face hair. It's like sleeping on a silk pillowcase, yet it keeps hair back without elastics.

Use a silk scarf

Wear a satin headscarf to enhance your beauty sleep. The scarf, like the silk pillowcase, protects your ends and hairstyle.

Take your beauty sleep

Use oil to condition and hydrate your hair ends as you sleep. Since damp hair is weak, apply it to dry hair, bathe, and go in the morning.

Apply an overnight treatment