Are you supposed to cut them? Push them back? Leave them alone? Opinions vary, and while some people have very strong requests and routines when it comes to their cuticle care, most of us zone out when we get our 15 minutes of pure bliss during a manicure, so we don’t even know if our cuticles get touched. (Spoiler alert: they probably do.) It’s time to put those cuticle clippers down and listen up: cuticle care is actually an important matter and you need to start paying attention to that protective skin.