I did the shingling after work I think it came out great. This is how I did it. Water leave in conditioner and my homemade curly pudding. I did comb out my hair after I put the water on it. I also ran the wig brush through it. I saw pretty dimples run her denman brush through her hair for maximum definition It was extra white when I finished but I had faith and it did dry. It still has a smidgen of white but it will be gone in the morning. I do not want to sleep on it. I am going to sleep as pretty as I can.