Sleeping With Curly Hair

Sleeping With Curly Hair

If you have curly hair, you know that sleeping comes with a number of concerns: 

Will my hair look flat in the morning? 

Will my curls lose their shape overnight? 

What if I wake up with frizz? 

The list goes on.

We’re here to make sure that you have the best curls, while also getting the best sleep! Here are some curly hair sleep tips from our experts at CURLS:


1. Before anything, moisturize your curls!

The best way to moisturize your curls is to apply a leave-in conditioner to damp hair (especially your ends) before styling. Using products like leave-in conditioners and formulated moisturizers give your hair the nutrients it needs to build up strength and protect against damage.

CURLS has the Vitamin C Leave-in Conditioner that is perfect for the job. Products like this enhance hair growth, increase your scalp’s natural oil production, and decrease hair loss.

2. Wear a silk/satin bonnet or head scarf to bed.

Wearing a protective accessory keeps your hair from rubbing against your bedding, and protects it from frizz and damage.  Furthermore, it keeps your hair safe and secure while you sleep. This is important in maintaining the shape of your curl, and will make styling the hair quick, simple, and longer lasting.

3. Plopping Method

The plopping method is good for curls that need a little extra shaping help, but it’s even better for curls that need overnight maintenance. The plopping method requires a cotton t-shirt. 

While your hair is damp, infuse it with moisturizing and styling products. Some good options for this step include our B Enviable Curl Gel and Blueberry Bliss Curl Control Jelly. Next, lay your t-shirt on a flat surface and flip your hair forward into the center. Fold the shirt towards your neck and use the arms to tie a knot in the back of your head. Lastly, go to sleep! This method will ensure your curls will be beautifully shaped and moisturized in the morning.


While all of these tips are great ways to ensure your curls look their best in the morning, it is most important that you’re providing your hair with the proper products to keep it shiny, strong, and beautiful! CURLS has a variety of products to keep your hair looking fresh no matter what your sleep-routine looks like.  Stock up now at