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5 Tricks to Keep Natural Hair from Tangling when Sleeping.

Does your hair keep tangling at night having you wake up with a tangled nest of hair? The question is, how do you prep your hair for bed or rather what does your night care routine entail?

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Let’s face it, in this fast paced world no one has the time to detangle a ball of tangled hair in the morning. The only struggle we are accepting is figuring out which style to rock, not detangling, let’s save that for wash day.

How to keep tangle free hair at night.
How to keep natural hair from tangling at night
Stop hair from tangling at night
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Is your hair always tangled? You might want to read reasons why your hair is always tangled.

Reasons Why your Hair Tangles when Sleeping.

  • Dry hair & damaged hair- moisturized strands are less likely to overlap & cross creating knots and tangles unlike dry hair.
  • Not protecting your hair when sleeping.
  • Sleeping on cotton pillowcases/ cotton scarf

Top 7 ways to reduce single strand knots.

Keep Hair Tangles Away When Sleeping

Moisturize! Moisturize! Moisturize!

Avoid waking up to tangled, frizzy hair by applying your preferred moisturizer before wearing your satin bonnets or scarf.  A satin bonnet, scarf or pillowcase is a must have for a healthy night routine, helps preserve your style and keeps your hair moisturized.

LOC/LCO Natural hair moisturizing methods; What you must know.

How to use leave-in Conditioners on Type 4 Natural Hair

Top 40 Leave-In conditioners for 4C Natural Hair.

Top 10 ways to moisturize Natural Hair.

How to keep Type 4 Natural Hair Moisturized for Longer

7 Things you must know before moisturizing your natural hair.

Moisturizing Deep Conditioners for Type 4 Dry Natural hair.

Use a satin bonnet, scarf or pillowcase.

Cotton scarf and pillowcase absorb moisture from your hair and create friction that can lead to tangles and breakage. Wake up to moisturized, soft and tangle free hair by using either a satin bonnet, scarf or pillowcase.

Protective style.

If you have been wearing your hair out, moisturize then braid, twist or wear a bun. The styles shouldn’t be tightly held; you can’t afford a headache & thinning edges. Once you’ve installed your protective style, wear a satin bonnet, scarf or sleep on a satin pillowcase if you don’t feel comfortable covering your hair to sleep. You can also do the banding method for more length.

5 Steps to prep your Natural hair for Protective Style

Top 5 reasons why protective styles are breaking your hair.

Top 5 tips for bomb Twist outs.

Night twist out routine to keep Curls popping for longer.

Top 8 mistakes to avoid making on braid outs and twist out


Always detangle properly on wash day and before installing any style to avoid a tangled ball of hair. Also, if you notice your hair is tangled before bed, moisturize and use your fingers or wide tooth comb to gently detangle.

Everything Tangles and how to properly detangle Type 4 Natural Hair.

Top 4 Essential Detangling tips you need to know.

24 Best Detanglers for Tangled 4C Natural Hair


Let go of the damaged and split ends as hard as it is sometimes, it’s worth it. Don’t hold onto damaged ends, trim when necessary. Damaged and split ends are a recipe for knots and tangles. You can occasionally dust your ends and then get a professional trim when need be. 

Dusting; How to Trim Natural Hair without losing your length.

Trimming Natural Hair; Top 3 signs you need a trim.

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Valerie Kinoti

Valerie Kinoti has loved all things hair since she was 8 and always dreamt of having long hair. Decades later she is living the long hair dream and sharing all tips, tricks she has learned over the years.

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