Base the entire scalp with Vaseline or any light oil; wear a pair of gloves before applying Relaxer. Apply Relaxer to new growth only from crown area to nape area continue to front and finally the hairline. Allow relaxer to sit for at least 5 minutes to presoften and proceed to straighten with rat-tail comb. Rinse Relaxer out when straight or time is up depending on texture of hair. Proceed to use vitalizer positive conditioner.