Use the loop end for pressing out blackhead and the needle end for piercing whiteheads. Before using the remover, wash your face in warm water to open up the pores. Simply place the loop end over a blackhead and press down gently.The blackhead will be removed. If it resists, use the needle to pick the surface. Cleanse the area with warm water after finish. A protective pouch is included for carrying in your bag safely.