How to Get Bouncy Curls Overnight

Achieve lively, bouncy curls while you're fast asleep.
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You might love the compliments that come with sporting bouncy curls, but maybe you don't like pulling out the curling iron and standing in the bathroom for several minutes to achieve the look. Furthermore, heat styling can damage your hair. Instead, achieve the enviable, bouncy curls you're after while catching some much-needed sleep. The next morning, wake up and enjoy your amazing, lively curls within a matter of minutes.

Wash and condition your hair with a preferred product. Rinse out both products well and towel dry your hair. Work a leave-in conditioner through your damp hair with a wide-tooth comb to remove any snarls or tangles. Don't blow dry your hair.

Divide your hair into 1-inch sections. Secure each section with a plastic clip. Grab a section near your hairline and wrap it around the index and middle finger of either hand. Twist your hair until you create a small bun. Secure the small bun against your scalp with a bobby pin. It might take two bobby pins to keep your hair in place if it's long or thick.

Continue to wrap each section around your fingers and secure the small buns against your scalp. If your hairs starts to over dry, dampen it with water from a spray bottle.

Slip a sleep cap over your hair. This not only makes it more comfortable to sleep, it also keeps the little buns from coming out if you toss and turn in your sleep.

Remove the sleep cap the next morning. Pull out the bobby pins and shake your head to release the pin curls. Work through the curls with your fingers and apply a fine coating of a light- to medium-hold hairspray. Don't brush through your hair or you could end up combing out your bouncy curls.

Residing in Chippewa Falls, Wis., Jaimie Zinski has been writing since 2009. Specializing in pop culture, film and television, her work appears on Star Reviews and various other websites. Zinski is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in history at the University of Wisconsin.