Step 1 in the Mixed Roots System. This gentle sulfate–free cleansing shampoo cleans curls and kinks thoroughly and rejuvenates the natural curl pattern. Infused with Panthenol and Wheat Protein, this shampoo provides waves and curls with moisture and bounce. Apply to hair and scalp and lather and massage it in. Repeat if necessary then leave on for 3 minutes before rinsing and follow with Step 2 – Deep Moisture Conditioner.