There are two kinds of people: those who shower at night and those who shower in the morning. Personally, I love to shower in the morning, but I just can’t get in the habit of waking up early enough to do so. I’ve been sleeping on wet hair several nights a week for most of my life. The question is, is that a bad idea? Many internet question boards are dedicated to the drama of whether or not your should sleep with wet hair.
There’s an old-wive’s tale floating around that sleeping on wet hair will make you sick. Let me be the one to tell you that this is a myth: there’s nothing about wet hair that can harm you in that way. If you slept with wet hair above the snow line in the Canadian Rockies in February, I can see you catching hypothermia. But otherwise, it’s not a concern! (more…)