Skip Nav

Hairstyles and Treatments While You Sleep

Easy Treatments You Can Do to Your Hair While You Sleep

Remember your younger, more carefree years when you'd go to sleep with wet hair and wake up with it sticking in a million directions (ahem, college)? Well, growing up means getting wiser . . . at least with your beauty routines. There are plenty of things you can do while you sleep to help you arise with a coiffure people will envy. So grab your pajamas, curl up, and keep reading.

  • Try a hair mask: Some hair masks can do the job in 10 minutes, but to get the full benefits, try sleeping with one in once a month. A mask like Frederic Fekkai Essential Shea Riche Moisture Masque ($25) is good for deep-conditioning, and won't make your pillow sticky.
  • Twirl up some pin curls: This vintage no-heat approach will have you waking up with bouncy curls come morning. Start by misting the hair with water. Then, working in one-inch sections, roll the hair around your fingers up to the root. Pin in place, set your alarm, and dream of gorgeous hair.
  • Maintain your blowout: Don't worry about your perfectly coiffed hair falling flat while you're getting your shut eye. Pull your hair into a high topknot and secure with bobby pins, which are less likely to create denting on your strands. Mist with a little hair spray before you doze off. When you wake up, brush the style out, and mist with a volumizing dry shampoo, like Serge Normant Meta Revive ($25).
  • Get those beachy waves: Towel dry your hair after a shower and then spritz it with a wave-enhancing spray, such as Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray ($15-$26). Working in one-inch sections, take a paper bag or rag strip and lay it perpendicular to the strand of hair. Fold the hair over it again and again until it reaches the root. Tie the strip and repeat around the head. In the morning, untie the strips and shake out your hair. You'll love your instantly voluminous waves.
Image Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Kathryna Hancock
Product Credit: Marc Jacobs blouse, Jennifer Fisher bracelets
Zendaya's Extralong Braids at the Critics' Choice Awards
Taylor Swift's Hairstyle Without Bangs at Golden Globes 2020
Soft Blunt Bob Haircut Will Trend in 2020
Best Haircut Trends to Try in 2020
Selena Gomez’s Shag Haircut and Bangs Photos
Pink Just Debuted an Edgy Buzzcut — See the First Photo
Bob Haircut How To | Braided Top Knot Hairstyle
Haircut Trends to Try in Winter 2019
Best Bob Haircuts of the Last Decade
Kacey Musgraves Now Has Bangs, and She Looks Damn Good
Billie Eilish's Mullet Haircut
Jennifer Lopez's Braided Updo at the 2019 Governor Awards
Latest Beauty
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds