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Cuticles.... and Nail Shaming!

Cuticles.... and Nail Shaming!

Lets talk about cuticles.  Because lately, I've seen a huge influx of discussion online, with people discussing the cutting of cuticles. Which confuses me to no end, because I cannot for the life of me see where you might need to cut them.  *educator hat on*Cuticle is the thin layer, of almost transparent dead tissue that sticks to the top of the nail, as it exits the proximal nail fold. When we prep our nails, we remove this using either a cuticle bit on your efile, or the sharper end of a pusher. All we generally need to do is gently scrape the surface of the...