With handles slightly open, rotate inside lever 180 degrees so that the curved end touches the inside of the opposite handle. Hold nipper handles in palm of either hand with blade side touching the cuticle or hangnail to be removed. Squeeze handles together to nip.
Precautions: This high-quality nipper was designed specifically for use on cuticles. Do not use to cut/clip finger or toe nails. Misuse may result in damage/breakage.