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Sorry, but you’ve been putting Band-Aids on wrong your entire life.

There’s hardly a medical situation where a Band-Aid has failed to come to my rescue.

Cut myself shaving? Slap on a Band-Aid. Going out in a pair of excruciating (but also very pretty) shoes? A few Band-Aids will help.

Get a paper cut while writing 1001 love letters to the makers of Band Aids? Well… you get the idea.

So you can imagine my dismay, nay, my HORROR when I discovered that I’ve been putting these life-saving straps of plaster on ALL WRONG.

And chances are, you have been too.

It’s okay. We’ll get through this together, I promise.

According to a Japanese Band-Aid fan (hi, soulmate), there’s a way to guarantee that the sticky ends of the strip doesn’t get all…gunky and frayed and quite frankly, pretty gross.


All you need is a pair of scissors.

Need more HELP in your life? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back with hacks here.

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