The Extra Gentle Cuticle Minimizer can be used as an integral part of a manicure or as a daily cuticle treatment. It's special, gentle formulation contains natural softeners to enhance the contour of the nail by minimizing hard cuticles, while also moisturizing those that are ragged, bitten or dried. Well maintained cuticles enhance nail growth. This Formaldehyde free formula penetrates thick, dry cuticles leaving them soft and transparent. Free cuticle stick included. Use: Apply liberally to cuticles. Leave on for two to three minutes and then gently push back cuticles with enclosed orange cuticle stick. Rinse with warm soapy water. Key Ingredients: Collagen, Allantoin, Elastin, Vitamin E.