🎉 Exclusive Not Prime Day Sale
Get Up to 25% OFF + Free Shipping Storewide

White Pillowcase

Buy 3 Pillowcases, Get 1 FREE!

*Limited Time Offer: Ends Tonight

🏆 Good Housekeeping Award Winner 🎉 Over 2 Million Pillowcases Sold ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 130,000+ 5-Star Reviews 📰 Featured in Oprah Magazine 🥇 Voted #1 Pillowcase Brand 🎁 Most Gifted Product of 2024
The Benefits of Transitioning to a Silk Bonnet for Curly Hair Care
The Benefits of Transitioning to a Silk Bonnet for Curly Hair Care

Listen to an audio transcription of this post

Key takeaways:

  • Silk bonnets reduce frizz and enhance shine for curly hair.

  • Blissy silk bonnets are made of high-quality mulberry silk for moisture retention.

  • Silk is better than satin for curly hair due to less friction and more hydration.

  • Use a silk bonnet along with silk pillowcases for optimal curly hair care.


Curls and waves take effort to maintain. From your washing schedule to your styling routine, it can be challenging to get the frizz-free shine of your dreams.

If you're meticulously following your routine yet still struggling to manage your curls, the issue might lie with your bonnet.

Using a bonnet made from satin or other synthetic materials could hinder your curls from reaching their full potential.

Simply wear a silk sleep bonnet for curly hair at bedtime, and wake up each morning to frizz-free, soft, and shiny curls!

The silk bonnet that curly hair loves is Blissy's. Keep reading to learn how our fine silk bonnet will help you start loving your curls.

All About Silk Hair Bonnets

Are you a fan of all things beauty? If so, you're probably familiar with silk's benefits for hair and skin care.

feeling the smoothness of a blissy hair bonnet

Numerous reasons make silk the superior fabric for hair health.

Silk bonnets:

  • Help hair stay hydrated

  • Reduce breakage, frizz, and split ends

  • Enhance shine

  • Lessen tangling

  • Allow expensive hair products to fully absorb

Additionally, silk is naturally hypoallergenic, cooling, and moisture-wicking. It's also extremely soft and comfortable.

These qualities will help you get the beauty rest you deserve all while maintaining your hair!

Whether you have short or long hair, a silk sleep bonnet for curly hair is bound to dramatically enhance your curls and quality of sleep.

A quick history of the silk hair bonnet

Silk bonnets have been popular for hundreds of years, and there's a good reason for their enduring appeal.

Women have been wearing hair bonnets for centuries. Their popularity surged in the early 1800s, and by the 1830s, the hair bonnet, or 'capote,' had become a premier fashion accessory. Silk, known for its style, quality, and elegance, was a favored material in their crafting.

vintage photo of two young women wearing satin bonnets

Bonnets and headwraps have also been important elements of traditional attire worn in African regions, such as Namibia and Ghana. They served not only to protect hair but also as symbols of status, wealth, and more.

By the early 1900s, silk bonnets, primarily used for sleep and hair protection, had gained popularity. They were considered 'vogue' accessories, known for protecting hairstyles and creating glossy, enviable hair.

Today, silk hair bonnets are a prevalent staple in both beauty and wellness routines, with Blissy leading the market with its top-quality silk bonnets.

Silk bonnets are eco-friendly

Concerned about the environmental impact of your silk sleep bonnet for curly hair?

Blissy's mulberry silk is not only luxurious but also sustainable.

Crafted from natural silk fiber, Blissy Bonnets are both strong yet biodegradable. With silk, you won't sacrifice luxury or the planet, unlike with other synthetic materials.

Plastic-based fabrics, like recycled polyester, may contain harsh chemicals. They also leech microplastics into water sources during washing.

Silk Bonnet Benefits for Curly Hair

Now that you're familiar with the importance of silk hair bonnets, let's delve into why they're particularly beneficial for curly hair.

make the blissy hair bonnet part of your life

While the hair care benefits of silk are wonderful for all hair types, they're especially crucial for curly hair.

Silk hair bonnets are not just a hair accessory for curly girls—they're a lifesaver.

Why curly hair needs special care

Curly hair is prone to dryness and frizz. This means it's also more sensitive to weather changes, like humidity.

Why, you ask, must your curls hate you so? The answer is, they don't—they simply can't help it.

Curls are just naturally vulnerable.

The science behind curls and silk

This is partly due to the shape of the hair shaft. Oils produced by the scalp don't coat coiled strands as well as straight ones, leading to reduced moisture and frizz. And when humidity comes into play, the hair cuticle swells, leading to poofy curls.

Given the temperamental nature of curls, choosing a silk sleep bonnet for curly hair is vital.

Key benefits of using a Blissy Bonnet for curly hair

woman wearing hair bonnet on her head

When worn at night while sleeping, a silk Blissy Bonnet helps:

  • Keep frizz and dry hair at bay

  • Prevent hair breakage and split ends

  • Maintain your curl pattern

  • Preserve your hairstyle longer

Blissy Bonnets ensure that your hair's natural oils and leave-in products remain where they belong. They significantly reduce friction and tugging—silk causes 43% less friction than cotton. Get ready to bid farewell to dry, dull curls and welcome happier, longer-lasting curls with our bonnet!

Blissy Bonnet

star icon star icon star icon star icon star icon
297 Reviews
  • snag free icon Snag and dent free
  • frizz icon Eases frizz
  • scrunchie icon Prevents Damage
  • moisturizing icon Nourishing

Silk vs. Satin Bonnets

Although many women with curls wear a satin bonnet to bed, it isn't the best choice.

Quick Tip: Satin and silk are different. 'Satin' refers to a type of fabric weave and is often made from synthetic materials.

While bonnets made from manufactured materials like polyester are less expensive, they fall short in quality.

woman wearing satin bonnet

They tend to wear down faster, leading to more frequent replacements. In contrast, silk hair bonnets are lightweight yet durable. With proper care, a Blissy Bonnet can last up to 10 years!

Moreover, satin and other bonnets don't offer the same benefits for your curls as silk does.

Though satin bonnets may feel soft, they create more friction on hair strands than silk and fail to keep your curls hydrated.

Mulberry silk bonnets, being nearly friction-free, help maintain hair moisture, leading to smoother and glossier curls.

An added benefit is for those who tend to get hot while sleeping. A silk sleep bonnet helps maintain a cool temperature while sleeping. Its cooling, moisture-wicking properties regulate temperature, preventing sweaty nights from ruining your curls.

So, consider replacing your satin hair bonnet with a silk one! Curly hair girls will greatly benefit from the beauty advantages and longevity of silk hair bonnets.

Tips for Transitioning to Silk

blissy hair bonnet in a box

When transitioning to a silk sleep bonnet for curly hair, consider these quality attributes:

  • 100% pure mulberry silk fabric of the highest grade

  • OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 label, which denotes product safety

  • Defined momme count (don't trust silk hair bonnets that list a thread count)

  • Superior craftsmanship and cinching, so that your bonnet stays in place all night

Psst! Blissy Bonnets meet and exceed all the above criteria!

What else sets Blissy apart?

Our luxurious hair bonnets are crafted from 22-momme mulberry silk, combining lightweight durability with ultra-softness and chic style.

Blissy Bonnets are beautifully crafted with meticulous attention to detail. They ensure a stylish and elegant appearance even during sleep. With nearly 30 color options, ranging from Champagne to Tie-Dye and Leopard, there's a bonnet to complement any sleepwear outfit.

Blissy offers silk bonnets in both regular and large sizes to fit various hair types and head sizes. The large-size bonnets are ideal for those with very long hair, thick curls, extensions, locs, or braids.

Because of their ideal elastic band length and cinching, our bonnets have no adjustable straps. There's no need to fumble with an adjustable strap—simply pull on your Blissy Bonnet and relax!

Wrapping your hair each night with our sleep bonnet for curly hair is an easy and pampering experience.


Blissy Bonnet

star icon star icon star icon star icon star icon
370 Reviews
  • snag free icon Snag and dent free
  • frizz icon Eases frizz
  • scrunchie icon Prevents Damage
  • moisturizing icon Nourishing

Caring for your Blissy Bonnet

Caring for Blissy Bonnets is as easy as for satin bonnets. No hand washing required – they're machine washable.

On wash days, place your sleep bonnet in a mesh laundry bag for added protection.

Wash your bonnet with mild detergent on the delicate cycle using cool water.

Air drying your Blissy Bonnet is recommended, but you can use a dryer if needed. Use the lowest heat setting and dry it separately from other fabrics.

For more care tips, click here.

woman wearing hair bonnet for thick hair

Don't Just Take Our Word for It

Many professionals, including celebrity hairstylist Cheryl Bergamy-Rosa, recommend wearing a silk sleep bonnet.

Plus, Blissy has garnered nearly 100,000 5-star reviews and accolades from prominent publications. Good Housekeeping, Oprah’s O MagazineAllure, and Glamour are just a few.

Clearly, our silk bonnet for curly hair lives up to the hype! Satisfied Blissy customers are leaving stellar reviews, too.

Here's what Courtney, a verified Blissy customer, has to say about our luxe bonnet:

Love it! This is my second one. It helps retain moisture in my curls, is not tight, and doesn’t slide off while sleeping. I wear it to bed in addition to having Blissy Silk Pillowcases.

And we believe you’ll adore your Blissy Bonnet just like Blissy customer, Meadow:

[I] used to use satin bonnets until finally caving into buying full silk. There was a clear improvement in hair quality.

More Hair Care Tips

woman using hair bonnet and silk pillowcase

Including a Blissy Bonnet in your curly hair care routine is essential. But, you can also use other Blissy silk products as part of a holistic approach to further protect your curls.

Silk Pillowcases

Blissy Silk Pillowcases not only improve hair health but also benefit your skin. These luxurious mulberry silk pillowcases share the same benefits as our bonnets.

They also add a refined touch to any bedroom, with designs and sizes suitable for both youth and adults, ensuring everyone can enjoy beautiful curls and radiant skin.

If you need to pull up your hair, Blissy Scrunchies protect your curls while sleeping and during the day, adding a chic touch to your look.

Silk scrunchies

Our premium silk scrunchies are available in three sizes – regular, skinnies, and oversized – to accommodate different hair lengths and styling needs.

Besides silk accessories, wearing a protective style like loose twists, braids, or a pineapple bun each night helps maintain and protect your curls.

Before styling and wrapping, apply a light hair oil to the ends to moisturize and maintain curl shape.

Want to up your curly hair game even more?:

  • Do a weekly deep conditioning treatment

  • Detangle gently

  • Don't over-wash your hair (once per week is ideal)

  • And, don't play with your hair. It's tempting, but spiraling hair around your finger can make your curls fall flat.

Choosing a Blissy Sleep Bonnet for Curly Hair

hair bonnet for night time

Once you experience your curls' newfound glory with a Blissy Bonnet, you'll wonder how you ever managed without it.

You'll wake up each morning with beautiful, bouncy curls. Our silk sleep bonnet for curly hair is an easy yet luxurious addition to your hair care routine.

So...what are you waiting for!? Toss your satin bonnet aside and make the switch to Blissy!

View Sources

Related Reads

View all
Blissy Benefits
Oeko Tex Certified


Blissy products are tested free from harmful substances by OEKO-TEX—the world’s leading standard for textiles.

Free Shipping

Free Shipping

When you order from Blissy, shipping is fast and free! Packaged with love from California.

60 night Money Back Guarantee

60-Night Trial

We offer a full refund for any product you’re unsatisfied with within 60 nights of receiving it. It’s risk-free for your pockets!

Benefits For Better Skin