First use: Shake vigorously. On a protected surface, press tip into barrel of pen for 30 seconds until the tip is saturated with polish. Once tip is saturated, French Manicure Pen is ready to use. Application: Apply to clean, dry, bare nails. Shake French Manicure Pen with cap firmly in place. Remove cap. Place pen tip on the outer top edge of your nail. Holding the pen firmly, slowly rotate your finger so that the pen covers the entire tip of the nail. Apply one thin coat of white to nails. Let dry for 30 seconds. Brush entire nail with a sheer nail color. Use French Manicure Pen between manicures or pedicures to touch up chips or wear. Let dry and apply top coat.