HomeGrooming OH FAQ! How The Heck Do I Cut My Nails? Ian Lecklitner September 10, 2019 Cutting your nails is proper basic, right? Then why do so many of us get it wrong! Let's learn from a pro and snip out the nonsense for good. We asked Hollywood manicurist Kelly Bannon, who’s cut more than 250,000 nails, how to clip yours with the same precision as Edward Scissorhands.