This instructional video by docstogiefresh shows you the proper way how to cut and light a cigar. When cutting a cigar make sure not to cut too much off the tip. Cut the small cap as shown keeping in mind that you can always go back and cut it again but if you cut too much off there's no going back. After cutting, take a pre-light draw to test the air flow as shown. Using a lighter, toast the end of the cigar as shown, while looking at the end of the cigar. Before taking a draw, blow through the cigar, take a few puffs and toast it as shown.