Thoroughly wash your face, making sure that it is free of any creams, lotions or make-up. Dry hands, then open the packet and peel the strip off from the plastic liner. Use opened packet promptly so strip peels easily from liner. Thoroughly wet your nose with water. If nose is not wet enough, the strip may not stick and may not be as effective. Apply the strip to the moistened area with the shiny side facing your skin. Press down and smooth out air bubbles ensuring good contact with skin Let the strip dry for 10-15 minutes. The strip should feel stiff as it dries. Depending on humidity, climate or perspiration, leave on slightly longer or shorter.After the strip is dried, slowly and carefully peel off strips starting at edges, pulling toward centre. If there is any residue, rinse off with water.