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What Do You Do With Your Hair Before Bed??

I have lots of hair (as pictured but some of it is behind my back lol and it is tame and wavy due to bumble and bumble curl calming cream otherwise it would be a poofy curly nest. lol) and I am prone to headaches and migraines. I cannot for the ;life of me sleep with anything in my hair so i leave it out at night and wake up sweating to death and with a tangles mess. Smiley Sad I am not sure if there is a solution since I have so much hair and I don't mind waking up sweaty because it is better than waking up with a terrible headache.

Just curious to know what your bedtime hair routine is. Smiley Happy

 

 

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I often put mine in a loose side braid and use one of those mini elastics to secure it at the bottom or I braid it into two braids on either side. I have a friend who sleeps with a hair net on because she has naturally curly hair and sleeping leaves her with giant tangles. 

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I bun it all up and embarrassingly, have been using bang holders as of late. Yes, it is basically strips of velcro slapped on my head but it works! I can't sleep with bangs in my face.

 

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lol As long as it works!! I have tried the bun but it still give me a headache. If i do a sloppy loose one it comes out and makes me sweat anyway. lol Smiley Sad

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Ah those velcro things ripped my hair out. 

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I usually just do a loose braid at night.

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You have gorgeous hair!

I lay mine down all the way back. Or to the side, if I am laying down on my side. It doesn't tangle much luckily.

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Thank you Candy357! I lay it all the way back but it gets tangled and there's so much that I just sweat a lot. So not fun. lol

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I like to massage my scalp, put a little hydrating cream/oil on my ends, brush it & the either put it up in a loose messy bun, or french braid. 

If I only wrap the scrunchie twice around my hair, instead of 3 times then it won't tug on my hair. 

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DO you do this every night? i only brush my hair when I wash it once or twice a week depending on how it feels......

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Actually I don't brush it I comb it. lol I never brush my hair. only if i am doing a neat bun. Smiley Happy

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I don't brush my hair when it's wet or damp. I only brush it when it's dry. I wash my hair 2x a week max, and gently comb thru it with a wide tooth or pick comb. 

I use a boar bristle brush (Mason Pearson) to distribute my natural oils through my hair. 

It's not curly, but it is massively thick so I follow a lot of the curly girl guidelines Smiley Wink 

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I have med length hair cuz I don't like dealing with the mess, but when I did have long hair, I either flip it up on the pillow, put it in a loose bun on top of my head, or loosely braid it before I go to sleep.

 

As for sweaty head, I use a beansprout shell pillow (prob hard to find here), or have a bamboo/straw mat cover over my regular pillow in the summer (you can prob find this in China town). It's pretty common in China and looks like this:

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I also recently brought a pillow with a cooling gel layer on top, available anywhere, I brought mine at Walmart or target.

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Excellent. That's a great idea. I think I will try these pillows and see what happens. lol Thanks beautytester!

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I don't have any advice for this one but you have beautiful hair, qmgirl!

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awwww thank you lovebird411! Smiley Happy

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I usually braid it and put some argan oil by pro naturals in it to keep it soft and frizz free.

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i put my hair up in a loose bun, but instead of securing it with a hair tie, i use 3 small hair clips to keep it in place.  This keep sit out of my face and prevents it from causing me head aches, and is actually very comfortable to sleep in!  these are the types of clips i use:

 

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Are these the tiny ones? If so I will prob need 6. lol I break the big ones all the time but I am not sure if i would be comfortable sleeping with them. But if they are the tiny ones I am sure they don't hurt I will just need more. Smiley Sad

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Your hair is gorgeous!  What else do you use besides the curl calming cream?

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Thank you! I usually use pantene for relaxed or natural hair shampoo and conditioner (although lately I've been trying different brands but so far i love this one) sometimes a leave in conditioner. pantene for relaxed and natural hair used to have this great oil cream leave in conditioner that made my curls so soft and manageable but i haven't found it in a long time. Smiley Sad now i use anything people suggest. I tried miss jessies curl cream (i forget which one) and it was good but I still used a little gel. lol When i don't feel like having my hair super curly I use the B&B curl calming cream but i do still have to put gel to tame it and keep it from looking to fluffly. lol When I want my hair curly and unruly I use gel and mousse. So far I love redken mousse for my hair. Smiley Very Happy

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