The appliance switch must but at "OFF". Please unroll the cord and. plug the mains plug into a suitable socket (220 volts). Push the switch into the "ON" position, then the appliance is working. Before straightening, the washed hair should be completely dry and Combed thoroughly, divide your hair in strands with a comb. The appliance should only be used for the styling of natural hair. Take a strand about 5cm wide between forefinger and middle finger, and press the straightener together over the strand of hair. You may need to use hair clips to separate strands in thick hair. Keep the appliance closed for a few seconds. Slowly move the straightener away from the roots of the hair towards its tips. Do exactly the same with the next strands of hairs. The appliance should only be used for the styling of natural hair. Never touch the hot surfaces(D). Turn the switch to the "OFF" position and unplug the appliance from the mains. Allow the appliance to cool down at least 15 minutes before storage.