Wash your hands and then trim and file the nails. Use a soft file to remove the natural shine and then gently push back the cuticle, choose the trips you want apply a dab of glue and hold them on the nail for 5 seconds. Apply the primer to the nail and then dip the brush in the monomer and swish. Starting in the center of the nail flatten down to the ends of the nail. Repeat on all nails.