1. Prepare the Hair. Cleanse hair with a clarifying shampoo, we recommend Total Results Pro Solutionist Alternate Action Clarifying Shampoo. Rinse and towel blot. Starting in the nape region, take 1/2 inch horizontal parting and apply 2-3 pumps. Opti.smooth Pre-Treat from scalp to ends. Continue in each quadrant until all hair has been treated.
2. Apply Smoothing Cream. Beginning in the nape region take 1/2 inch horizontal parting. Starting 1/2 inch away from scalp, apply Opti.smooth Smoothing Cream generously. After several partings, comb down gently with a wide-tooth comb using minimal tension to straighten. Continue until all quadrants are complete.
2a. Cover hair in plastic wrap, keeping hair smooth. Set timer between 40-50 minutes.
3. Strand Test: Knot Method. Strand test using knot method* after 10 minutes and continue every 5 minutes until processing is complete. Rinse thoroughly with warm water for 7-10 minutes. Towel blot carefully and gently remove tangles with a wide-tooth comb.
4. Pre-Treat the Hair. Spray Opti.Smooth Pre-Treat onto 1/2 inch partings, scalp to ends. Leave in and towel blot.
5. Blow-Dry 80%. Blow-dry with fingers. Use medium heat/air speed and direct hair down until 80% dry.
6. Flat Iron. Lightly mist a thermal protectant spray, we recommend Total Results Sleek Iron Smoother, throughout hair. Section hair into quadrants, Starting in nape region, take 1/8 inch fine, through sections and pass with flat iron 2-3 times (until hair is silky and shiny). Complete entire head.
7. Apply Conditioning Neutralizer. Start at nape region, apply Opti.smooth Conditioning Neutralizer 1/2 inch from scalp through ends. After applying to several partings, comb gently with a wide-tooth comb using minimal tension. Complete entire head. Process for 10 minutes. Continually smooth hair. Rinse thoroughly with warm water for 5-7 minutes, keeping hair straight. Towel blot gently and remove tangles with a wide-tooth comb.
8. Apply Post-Treat Cream. Apply Opti.smooth Post-Treat Cream evenly to mid-lengths and ends. Leave in 2-3 minute, rinse and towel blot. Dry and style as desired. Blow dry with fingers, directing hair down, until hair is 80% dry. Mist hair with Total Results Sleek Iron Smoother and flat iron until smooth. Finish hair with Total Results Sleek Wonder Oil.