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Should I let the manicurist cut my cuticles?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

You’re better protected against infections in nail salons if you skip the cuticle pushing and clipping. If you must address your cuticles, make sure the instruments are sterilized or, for added safety, bring your own manicure set.

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