1. Trim, clean, and polish the fingernails. Paint the background colour on the fingernails and dry it out. 2. Remove the film of product, cut out the decal and plunge it into water for 10 seconds (use warm water) 3. Moisten the fingernails, stick the decal in position. 4. Sop up the water with a paper towel and blow dry. 5. Cap with clear nail polish and blow dry.