For Body: For best results, apply to slightly damp skin after bathing or showering. For Rough Spots, Lips and Nails: Rub a small amount into affected areas. For Frizzy Hair: After washing, drying and styling, rub a small amount into the palms of your hands then lightly work it in. For, Damaged Hair: Before shampooing, pre-treat hair by working a small amount into the weak, damaged ends. Leave it on for half an hour. Then wash thoroughly using a non-moisturizing shampoo with warm water. Good for 18 months once opened.