Madewell for Birchbox Nail Emery Board

We generally frown upon PDG (public displays of grooming) but this floral-patterned mini-file is so charming, we’re tempted to make an exception. Inspired by Madewell’s new spring collection, which features sun-ready prints and patterns like this one, the emery board is as practical as it is pretty. The double-sided nail care essential is perfect for daily maintenance and as a quick fix for snags or breaks.

Madewell for Birchbox Nail Emery Board
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Terrible

I thought this was so pretty and I was very excited to use it, but after a handful of uses the paper textured covering started peeling off the board, making it useless. I'll stick with my plain, ugly boards that work and last instead!

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Doesn't last long

I used this maybe three times and it has no life left any longer. Sad because its so cute. :(

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Definitely not "made-well"

Used it once and then the rough part started peeling away from the board and it was even placed neatly in the plastic case it came in.

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not a fan

it wasnt a good product to me. it started freying as soon as i started using it.
i had to really press on the emery board to even get it to work some.
too soft of an emery board

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Weak

This file had too much glue keeping the sand on it the isn't enough to make friction to work well. Nice that it has its own sleeve though.

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cute but function is sub par

love the print, and the cute sleeve it came in - good for keeping it yuck-free when it's hanging out in your purse. however, the file started peeling within a few uses. do not recommend, as cute as it may look.

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Save your money

This board just might give the company a bad name. It started peeling during it's first use. I have natural nailes, and this file was notup for the challenge.

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So what?

I suppose if I had a regular cheapo emery board and this floral one side-by-side and someone had a gun to my head, I'd take the floral one. Otherwise, who cares? Both make my nails get shorter.

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Not one to knock a board...

but...this one is flimsy.

I love the pattern and was pleased to try it out when it arrived in my monthly BB, BUT, it doesn't last any longer than the cheapo boards that I can get at my local CVS (A package of boards for $5 or less).

While I save the heavy lifting for my harder nail files, this one wasn't really cutting the mustard for a quick reshape.

Just sayin...save your $$ for one of the other lovely things you can find here.

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Didnt last

This emery board is super cute looking and i love the design but the board it self didnt last but a few times. I wouldnt buy this again due to the fact that after maybe using it 3-4 times the board was worn in and wouldnt file my nails. mind you i have shorter nails so I must use the outside edges to file my nails but just after 3-4 times of using it they no longer filed my nails . It was like paper

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