Lather up with the black mesh and dig in with red scrub. When done, rinse the tool thoroughly, squeeze out excess water and hang up to dry. For easy rinsing, hold tool the mesh side up directly under shower head for 5 seconds. Let the water run through and give the lynx washer a good squeeze. Repeat until all excess soap is removed. For best results, replace shower tool every 4-6 weeks. Use the scrub side to dig into your extra dirty spots or tough parts hands, elbows, feet.