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Here are some of the questions I get asked the most, and what my answers have been. This way you can get your answers immediately, without having to wait on me. And you never know, you might find answers to a few questions you didn't even know you had yet.

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Question:
Is it okay if I wear my hair up in a high ponytail when I sleep?
Answer:
Personally, I wouldn't suggest putting your hair up in a high ponytail, or pulling it back loosely at night. The purpose of the braids or buns at night is to keep our hair calm, and to protect it at night.

A high pony tail gathers all your hairs against the way they want to grow. Instead of smoothing them, you are pressing them upwards, the opposite direction of smoothing them.

And a ponytail sounds like loose ends. Those ends desperately need protection, and having them swirling about on a pillow and rubbing against the fabric all night isn't ideal. This also causes much more tangling. And our hair tangles so much already, why make things harder? It doesn't take much longer to do a bun or two or a couple braids than a ponytail.

Also, by looping our hair through the fabric of the rubber band (even the good covered ones) of the ponytail causes wear and tear. The less we damage our hair, the longer it can grow.

For daytime, ponytails are totally fine, even high ones. I still don't recommend fabric bands for high ponytails because you have to put the band in tightly to get your hair to stay up. Instead, I recommend any of the clips in the image below for high ponytails during the day.

Ponytail Holders
 

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