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GLOSSARY

Is there a term from the field of dermatology and cosmetics that you do not understand? Would you like to know what it means? View the full definition from the La Roche-Posay glossary.

Cuticle (nail)

The cuticle, a very thin layer of skin around the edge of the corneal surface, frames and protects the nail. It forms the nail’s protective barrier. To ensure a neat shape and better nail growth, the cuticles should be pushed back when they crack or split.