How To Sleep With Long Hair. Having your hair in a braid overnight will save your ends from excessive breakage that occurs when your hair rubs against your pillow. If you have fine oily hair stop oil build up overnight by using dry shampoo before you turn in not in the morning.
When you sleep with curly hair like this it reduces friction as you turn at night and prevents you from crushing your curls. Flip your wet hair forward onto a flat cotton T-shirt. A good-quality hair mask will help repair strengthen condition soften and tame your hair.
If you want to wrap your hair in a silk or satin scarf instead start by parting your hair down the middle in the back and bobby pinning each half around the back of your head.
It makes for a far better more natural finish. The longer your hair is the less of this oil will reach the ends of your hair. In the past I used to either. You wont have to tie up anything its very comfortable but you hair is surely going to get tangled at least a bit.