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Whether you're a cigar aficionado or just take the occasional puff, you'll find something of interest in this cigar video series from Howcast.
You Will Need
- Damp or humid location
- 2 plastic bags
- Damp sponge
- Damp towel
- Cellar or basement (optional)
Expose to humidity
Expose the cigar to humidity or a damp place for a week, rotating them every couple days.
Complete the process
Complete the process by placing them in a humidor at 70 percent humidity, rotating them a quarter turn every two to three days.
Make holes in a plastic bag
Make holes in a plastic bag and insert your cigar; then seal the bag.
Insert into another bag
Insert the bag into another plastic bag with a damp sponge and seal the outer bag. Rotate the cigar every couple days until it is restored.
Restore in a towel
Restore a cigar by wrapping the cigar box in a damp towel for two weeks.
Invest in a quality humidor
Remember to take the cellophane off the cigar when you are restoring it. Invest in a quality humidor to keep your cigars fresh.