Clean affected area on skin with soap and water. Dip tweezer tips in alcohol to sterilize, grip the splinter or embedded item with needle points of the tweezer and back it out gently. After removal, disinfect area with hydrogen peroxide. If embedded dirt is involved, consult a doctor regarding tetanus. To remove ingrown hairs, use one tip of the tweezers to "spring out" the hair, then grasping the hair between both tips, gently pull it out from the base. Never use fingers as this can irritate skin or cause infection.Disinfect tips with alcohol or peroxide after each use. Do not sanitize body of tweezer as the color enamel finish will wear off.