Days, when you have ample of time on hands to create beautiful, bouncy and voluminous waves or curls, are the best. You can’t wait to show it off at work the next day. But when the sun goes down you wonder – how do I keep my curls intact and not wake up with a flattened mess?

You’ve put in a lot of efforts to get those perfect curls so now all you have to do is put in a little more before hitting the bed to keep them looking pretty the next day too. Here are a few tips that will help.

 

The pineapple

The pineapple - Tips to protect your curls while sleeping

No, we are not talking about the fruit. The pineapple is one of the best curl protection techniques. Simply gather your curled hair at the top of your head and tie a loose ponytail. If you have thick and long hair, make two ponytails instead of one. This prevents your hair from rubbing against the fabric and keeps those curls protected. Simply remove the hair tie in the morning, give your hair a gentle shake and your curls will look exactly how you want them to!

 

Plopping

Plopping - Tips to protect your curls while sleeping

Most girls with naturally curly hair may already know about this technique called plopping which is generally used on wet hair. But you can use it on dry hair to protect your curls as well. Start by spritzing some finishing spray such as the Tigi Bed Head Get Twisted Anti-Frizz Finishing Spray. Then, lay a silk scarf on your bed or chair and flip your hair forward and place it in the centre of the scarf. Secure one end at the nape of your neck, twist the scarf along with hair and secure the other end too. This will prevent frizz and you will wake up with beautiful and bouncy curls.

 

Steamy shower

Steamy shower - Tips to protect your curls while sleeping

Yes, steam and humidity can bring your curls back to life. Give your curls a good shake when you wake up in the morning then take a nice, steamy, hot shower without wetting your hair. The steam will rehydrate your curls without making them limp.