I’ve been nagged at countless times by my mum that going to bed with wet hair is going to cause me to fall sick or get a headache (or what the older generation call “head wind”, in dialect).
Thankfully, that’s just an old wives’ tale passed down from generation to generation, which you should listen to with a pinch of salt.
Going to sleep with wet hair isn’t going to cause you to catch a virus. No thanks to Covid-19, we now know that viruses are spread through respiratory droplets and physical contact.
However, you might feel cold if you’re sleeping in an air-conditioned room with wet hair, and if your immunity is low, you may then catch a cold from it. That aside, here are other more concerning reasons why you should dry your hair before you go to bed, no matter how tired you are