16/07/2015 05:52 BST | Updated 16/07/2015 08:59 BST

How To Treat Ingrowing Toenails: Video Demonstrates Gross But Effective Method

Let's face it, ingrown toenails are gross, but most of us will have to deal with one at some point or another.

People in Japan have come up with a gadget to deal with the pesky problem, titled the Makizume Robo Ingrown Toenail Fixer.

The device looks a bit like a pair of eyelash curlers, but way, way more torturous.

In the above video, one brave soul demonstrates how the tool works.

It's guaranteed to make you squirm, but we have to admit, the before and after is pretty impressive.

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