You’ve been invited to a bachelorette party, and while your larger-than-life ‘fro is a magnet for compliments, you want to try something different and surprise your friends. Enter the silk press, a temporary straightening process every naturalista turns to when they want to switch up their style. Though silk presses are popular because they give curly-haired girls the chance to try something new, they can be quite pricey—ranging anywhere between $55 to $150—depending on your stylist. If you don’t want to dole out that much cash, the process is simple enough that you can do it at home. We’ll walk you through how to do a silk press at home and make it look like a professional did it.