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How to wake up to better hair?

How to wake up to better hair?

Is it possible to wake up to better hair, minimise or eliminate that messy morning bed-head look? We think so! Read Here, we answer your most frequently asked questions about caring for your hair overnight – and we offer our top tips on how to give your hair the same rest and rejuvenation that you get from a good night’s sleep. (spoiler: it’s not complicated).

Should I brush my hair a hundred times (like my grandmothera did ) before going I go to bed?

Please don’t! Over-brushing will fray your strands and weaken the your hair shafts. 

Brushing your hair 100 strokes times before bed is an old myth. In fact,We think it was a substitute for cleaning washing the your hair, back in the days when hot water wasn’t was not readily available. You wouldn’t dream of brushing a cashmere sweater over and over, –  as this would just wear holes in it. Treat your hair in the same delicate way:. o Over-brushing will cause damage, sOo only brush when ithair when it needs to look groomed, and treat it with care. 

Can I sleep with Elasticizer in my hair?

Yes! Elasticizer is a great overnight hair mask. Sleeping with it in and can be a convenient time-saving way to include an intensive hair treatment into your regime. Putting Wrap your hair into in a microfibre turban , let your Elasticizer do its work, and then wash it out in the morning is probably the most comfortable way to let Elasticizer do its work and ensure that the hair dries fairly quickly and naturally.

Is sleeping with wet hair bad?

Not necessarily. In fact, letting your hair dry naturally overnight can be better for it than frazzling it with your hair dryer. 

However, Wet hairswet hair is  prone to breakage. This is because wet strands are swollen by about 30%. It is also because wbecome weak as their hydrogen bonds are temporarily broken when wet but reform when dry. For that reason, if you’re sleeping with wet hair then it’s better to avoid tying up hair tangles more easily (since the cuticles are raised rather than smooth). If you don’t want to wake up with your hair in knots, tTry and to allow a good amount of drying before your head hits the pillow. Or tie it into loose braids and wake up with soft waves!

Speaking of pillows, should I invest in a silk pillow?

Whether you choose cotton or silk, your pillowcase won’t will not cause hair damage or breakage. However, some people do swear by silk for beautifully smooth, tangle-free hair in the morning. It just comes down to personal preference.

Is tying up my hair for sleep not recommended? Should I tie back my hair for sleeping?

Tying back your hair at night can help keep it neat, j. Just make sureTying the hair back  you do so loosely, and use  in cotton- covered soft bands to . This helps avoid breakage. This: it puts less tension on the hair than tying it into a bun.tight styles usingand/or uncovered rubber bands. Sleeping in loose braids though, is both kind to the hair and a great way to wake up with soft waves!