Whether you’re a smoker or not, most households would generally keep a lighter in their drawers.
Since they’re very popular, lighters are used multiple times on a daily basis.
But one thing you might not realise is that you probably have been using lighters wrong.
One TikTok user managed to demonstrate the “correct” way of using a lighter and it might just blow your mind.
The video posted by user @sidneyraz, who has 1.4 million followers, was titled “I can use lighters safely now”.
And he revealed the “correct” way to use a lighter that has baffled most people.
The TikTok user said: “Here’s something I wish I knew before I was in my thirties – how to use a lighter!
“When lighting something from below, don’t light it this way and go down.
“Instead, turn the lighter around, light it that way and then go down.”
He demonstrated by twisting his hand around and lighting it again, titling in a way the flame moves away from his fingers.
The man added: “Righties face the lighter to the right, lefties face the lighter to the left.
“Greatly reduce your risk of boo boo owies.”
Many were left amazed by the simple concept, while others applauded the TikTok user for sharing it with them.
One commented: “So I’ve spent the last 10 years buying long lighters for casual use for NOTHING?”
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Another added: “This is just common sense. How are you only just figuring this out now?”
A third said: “This must be for people who’ve never smoked before because I’m sure all of the stoners and smokers are laughing.”
What do you make of the revelation? Let us know in the comments below…