Also you can use hand sanitizer after you're finished. Let it stay on for four minutes and then wash off and you're done.
Don't cut your cuticles. Doctors do not recommend cutting your cuticles for several reasons. For one, cut cuticles could lead to infection, which could hamper growth of the nail. Also, cut cuticles have a tendency of growing back, while pushing your cuticles back might make them permanently appear smaller.