- May 1st, 2014
Though seemingly unimportant, cuticles actually do more than you think. According to Richard Scher, MD, cuticles are a protection for the nail growth matrix. And, although you want to keep them maintained, cutting them could lead to infections, irritations, ridges, white spots, or white lines on your nails. The solution? Make your own cuticle cream to keep them soft and healthy.