Every time I watch a beauty guru’s video on Instagram or Youtube, I always come across this piece of advice—“Sleep on a silk pillowcase, that’ll help your hair!”. I couldn’t help but wonder why sleeping on a particular type of fabric would change the frizz levels of hair. I was sceptical but also incredibly intrigued. My curiosity paired with the fact that there are thousands of people out there that swear by this trick pushed me to give silk pillowcases a try. Here’s how it went:
Before I bought a silk pillowcase, I decided to research a little about its benefits. So if you’ve been debating over whether or not you should buy one for yourself, have a look at the benefits it has to offer:
I’ve been using a silk pillowcase for the past week, and I have some thoughts:
So, in conclusion, I would say that it slightly helped reduce the frizz in my hair, but it showed no drastic results. IMHO what works best to tame frizz is a good hair care routine with nourishing products and a following proper diet.
A good quality silk pillowcase is quite an investment, but if you want to take every step, you can to improve the texture of your hair, then using a silk pillowcase will be beneficial for you. However, keep in mind that only using a silk pillowcase will not be helpful. It should only be a supplement to a good hair care routine.
P.S. If you want a cruelty-free and vegan alternative to silk pillowcases, then you can try using a satin pillowcase.
Here are a couple of testimonials from the women in Malini’s Girl Tribe: