Cut along the dotted line, secure the foot with tape, wait for 1 hour, wash the gel off. Dead skin cells will start to peel between 3 - 7 days after your initial application. Do not force-ably remove the dead skin cells when peeling begins. It will exfoliate gently and naturally. In some instances the skin may become dry until the peeling begins. Should this occur, moisturize lightly and sparingly with an oil-free beauty care product. Peeling time may vary from person to person and can take up to 2 weeks to complete.