How to make a bandaid fit properly on your finger

An easy way to make a bandaid fit better, stay cleaner, and stay on longer.

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Start with a bandaid (any brand will do) and a pair of scissors.

Start with a bandaid (any brand will do) and a pair of scissors.

Unwrap bandaid but DONT take off the white paper on the sticky part. In other words, don't expose the adhesive yet.

Unwrap bandaid but DONT take off the white paper on the sticky part. In other words, don't expose the adhesive yet.

Take your scissors and cut the sticky part in half but only up to the pad on each side.

Take your scissors and cut the sticky part in half but only up to the pad on each side.

This is what it will look like on the other side. Notice it is only cut up to the pad.

This is what it will look like on the other side. Notice it is only cut up to the pad.

Remove the white paper to expose the adhesive. Wrap the bottom strips of the bandaid around your finger first.

Remove the white paper to expose the adhesive. Wrap the bottom strips of the bandaid around your finger first.

Bottom strips done.

Bottom strips done.

Then wrap the top strips but fold down to make it fit your finger.

Then wrap the top strips but fold down to make it fit your finger.

Cross one over the other. This makes it fit your finger without gaping!

Cross one over the other. This makes it fit your finger without gaping!

Side view.

Side view.

Happy finger, no gaping bandaid!

Happy finger, no gaping bandaid!

  • BandAid
  • Scissors