Speak up at the salon. Don't let the nail tech cut your cuticles. Cutting your cuticles can lead to nail infections. Also ask about tool sterilization. Unsterilized tools may transmit viral infections, such as hepatitis B or warts.
Original article: http://www.mayoclinic.org/health-tip/art-20049087
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