Trimming Your Cuticles: How Bad Is It Really?

We’ve all been warned about the dangers of cutting our cuticles more times than we can count. But have you ever gotten one of those gnarly infections associated with cuticle trimming? That’s what we thought. As cuticle-snipping obsessives (lowers head in shame), we pressed three professional manicurists—Carla KayTracey Sutter, and Mar y Soul—on all things cuticle care. Spoiler alert: None of them gave us a free pass to trim away, but they did offer up some smart solutions we hadn’t considered. 

Scroll through to find out what the pros had to say!