You’ve Been Peeling Post-It Notes Wrong The Whole Time

Last time we talked about Why Are Post-it Notes Yellow?Well, know that you know, it’s time to find out the right way to peel them. Because apparently, you’ve been doing it wrong your entire life.

Here’s why.

Most people peel Post-it notes in an upwards motion – from bottom to top. However, this causes the paper to curl. The right way way to peel a Post-it note is horizontally – from side to side. By doing it this way, the note will lay flat. Check out the video below: (the article continues after the ad)

Who knew, right? 

Photo: Mirror Online

A simple paper with an adhesive strip yet, as it turns out, it should come with instructions.

If you like what you read, then you will definitely love this one: 3M Finally Answers The Question: Why Are Post-it Notes Yellow?    

Photo: Cosmopolitan
Photoshop: I’m A Useless Info Junkie
Sources: Do you use Post-It notes the wrong way? Here’s how we should be sticking them | You’ve Been Peeling Post-It Notes Wrong, Handy with Mandy

Why Does Black Make You Look Thinner?

What Did The Pilgrims Eat On Thanksgiving And 7 More Fascinating Facts About Thanksgiving