Best Ways To Sleep With Your Curls

These Are The Best Ways To Sleep With Your Curls

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If you have curly hair, you know that achieving a defined curl pattern can be a meticulous task. Getting peaceful sleep and maintaining perfect curl structure can be a challenge. You sleep with perfect, gorgeous curls, and wake up the next morning to notice a flattened mess. Keeping your curls in pristine condition overnight and preventing hair damage can be a task for many of us. Fret not, as we have compiled some best tips and tricks for sleeping with curly hair and waking up with well-defined, gorgeous curls every morning. 

How To Protect Your Curls Overnight?

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Your sleeping style, the curly hair products you choose, and following the curly girl method go a long way in waking up with perfect ringlets. Following these techniques will help protect your curls overnight. There is no shortcut to achieve perfect curls. You have to find a curly hairstyle that doesn't cause breakage or hair damage while you enjoy your beauty sleep. Keep experimenting with your curls until you find out which one works the best for you. To make your job easier, we are here with 9 ways to protect your curl pattern from getting damaged while you sleep.

Also Read : How To Determine The Best Products For Your Curl Type?

1. Go For A Loose Bun

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The best way to reduce frizz is to sleep with a loose bun. Enhance your curls effortlessly by applying a dime sized amount of leave-in hair cream and gently scrunch. Then flip your hair and tie it into a loose bun, ensuring you don't pull your curls, damaging the curl pattern. Avoid hair pins or clips; twist your curls and tuck your hair loosely into a bun, securing it with a scrunchie.

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2. Plop Your Wet Curls


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If you plan to shower before sleeping, the best way to preserve your curls is by 'plopping'. It is the most popular drying technique for curly hair. In this technique, you apply some Curlvana Curl-Defining Styling Gel to your curls, spread a microfiber towel on the bed or any flat surface, flip your hair on the towel, securing your hair with a microfiber towel.

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3. Pineapple Your Curls


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Most curly girls like pineapple their curls, which helps protect their curl pattern. Flip your hair and secure it atop with a scrunchie or a fabric hair band, forming a loose bun or ponytail. This hairstyle is beneficial for people with short curly hair. You can prevent your curls from becoming messed up by pineapple-ing them. It is considered the best sleep style to protect your curl while sleeping.

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4. Medusa Clipping For Short Curlies

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People with short curly hair can opt for medusa clipping which involves parting your hair into a few sections and securing each section with small clips. This hair styling helps keep your curls intact, so you wake up with gorgeous curls. In the morning, unclip your hair, apply a small amount of Curlvana Curl-Defining Styling Gel and your curls are good to go.

5. Wrap Your Curls In Silk 

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Wrapping your curls in a silk scarf overnight helps to keep your curl pattern intact. It is quite similar to pineapple, but unlike pineapple, it does not cause any crease or dent on your curls. The silk scarf will not pull moisture from your curls, letting your curls remain fresh and juicy till morning.

6. Sleep In Satin 

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Using a satin pillowcase while sleeping helps reduce friction, thus protecting your curls from becoming frizzy. You can easily combine any of these sleep styles, such as pineapple or lose buns, to wake up fresh, without losing your curl pattern.

7. T-Shirt Turban

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If you don't want to use a silk scarf or if the pineapple method causes dents or creases on your hair, you can use a T-shirt and tie it into a turban. This method helps to protect your curls from flattening, preserving the structure of the curls. It goes well for people with medium to short curly hair.

8. Braid Your Curls

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Braiding your hair before going to bed is a popular practice that has been followed for ages. Braiding helps improve the curl pattern and promotes hair growth. You can also divide your hair into 7-8 sections and do regular braids. Braiding helps to tighten loose curls and vice versa.

9. Hydrate Your Curls

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Hydration is the key to maintaining healthy, long, luscious curls. Always apply hydrating curl care products such as the ThriveCo Leave-In Cream before going to bed. It protects your curl pattern so you wake up the next morning with healthy, bouncy curls.

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When it comes to choosing haircare products or curl hairstyles, the one-size-fits-all solution does not work, especially for curly hair. Adopting a curly girl method can have a huge impact on your curl health, as it helps maintain well-defined curls. Curly hair has special haircare requirements. Choosing the right haircare products and the right styling techniques help maintain lusciously fresh curls. Use Curlvana Glycerine-free curl care range for frizz-free curls in any weather! Also, try different ways of protecting your curls while you sleep and choose the one that best suits your curl pattern for frizz-free, happy curls.




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