We like to think of our cuticles as the gateway to our nails. So, considering our love of lacquer, we want to be sure those gates are gleaming. But, in a world of endless balms, oils, and tools intended specifically to care for our nail beds, it's not always easy to know where to start. Go at your cuticles without the proper prep work, and you can suffer the consequences. Aesthetics aside, if cared for improperly, cuticles can become an entry point for harmful bacteria. No, thanks.
That being said, there's no better time to learn how to give your cuticles the love and affection they deserve. With the help of some strategic products, it's definitely not an overwhelming undertaking. Plus, we've got a mind-blowing tip for on-the-go cuticle care that's almost too easy to believe. See for yourself, above.
Photographed by Julia Robbs.