For smooth edges and a curly puff, after you co-wash and detangle your hair. Twist your hair like you were doing a twist out. satin cap it up and go to sleep. In the morning, that the twist out and then spead whatever gel you use on your edges. gently brush the sides and back up as you form the puff with a knee-high or scarf. Look up Thick and Curly on youtube she has done a video on the perfect poof. Also puffs are done best on 3-4 day hair.