Directions for protective style prep and transitioning hair: Separate hair to thoroughly wet scalp, then hair. Apply Thick and Full Bamboo & Coconut Milk Moisturizing Mint Shampoo directly to scalp. Thoroughly massage onto scalp and throughout hair strands from root to ends. Shampoo, rinse and repeat. For best results, follow up with Intense Moisture Bamboo & Coconut Milk Strengthening Leave-In Conditioner. Directions for wet cleansing while in protective style: Lift or separate hair/braids to wet scalp. Apply Thick and Full Bamboo & Coconut Milk Moisturizing Mint Shampoo onto scalp and in between tracks/parts. Shampoo, rinse, repeat. Results are best when done in shower. For scalp detox and moisture treatment after protective style: Treat scalp with Ditch the Itch Bamboo, Basil and Peppermint Anti-Itch Serum. Part in sections and apply. Allow to sit for 15 minutes (cap optional). Massage scalp for 1-2 minutes to loosen dirt and particles. Wet hair, and shampoo with Thick and Full Bamboo & Coconut Milk Moisturizing Mint Shampoo. Lather, rinse and repeat.