How to Make Your Curls Last Longer: Easy Overnight Routine

Ariba Pervaiz
by Ariba Pervaiz
3 Materials
5 Minutes

If you want to know how to make your curls last longer, try my overnight routine.

It helps my hairstyle last for days! Follow along with me to try this at home.

Tools and materials:

  • Slinky hair tie
  • Dry shampoo
  • Silk scarf or silk pillowcase
Dry shampoo

1. Apply dry shampoo

Spray dry shampoo, focusing mostly at the roots.

This essentially cleans your hair while you sleep by absorbing excess oil from the scalp. 

Applying dry shampoo

2. Collect your hair with a slinky hair tie

Turn your head upside down and use a slinky hair tie to collect your hair on top of your head. 

Tying hair up

Make sure it’s loose! I only wrapped the hair tie twice.

Note: it does not need to look pretty!

Adding scarf

3. Tie with a silk scarf

Either wrap your hair with a silk scarf:

Adding scarf

Or sleep on a pillow covered in a silk pillowcase. This is what I prefer because your hair just glides on it all night and there’s no harmful friction.

Silk pillowcase

Let’s put this overnight hair routine to the test. I’ll see you guys in the morning!

Waking up

In the morning, just grab the hair tie and pull, shaking it out.

Taking hair down

Here are the results, without any styling! All the oil from the roots is gone, so my hair is not weighed down.

Hair after overnight routine

How to make your curls last longer

This simple, overnight routine shows you how to make your curls last longer throughout the week.

Did you have similar results? Let me know in the comments below.

Next, learn How to Clean Hair Brushes With Vinegar.

Suggested materials:
  • Slinky hair tie
  • Dry shampoo
  • Silk scarf or silk pillowcase

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