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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Better off buying at the drug store

I have long, strong nails so I maintain nail files everywhere, just in case. I used this file twice and the grit was already starting to come off. But my friends with thinner nails are still enjoying the Madewell files they've got. Maybe it just works better with thinner nails.

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Fair performance

The pink side of the board rubbed away with the first use. The floral side worked as any other emery board would.

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Not much of an emery board

Not a fan of the board at all. Pretty to look at for sure, but it wasn't useful at all.

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Fell apart

I gave it a good review after getting it in my box, but after using it for the 2nd or 3rd time the light pink sanding side ripped in several places. I've had to toss it since. :(

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Doesn't last long

This emery board didn't last long. After a few uses, the grain on it was gone. Received this in my Birchbox and definitely wouldn't buy it.

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its pretty

it was very pretty but its the same as any other emery board you could buy at walmart.. I was not excited at all..

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Cute but flimsy

I wouldn't have used this if it hadn't come in my box. The design is cute, but neither side of the board is very efficient. It is also very flimsy - I didn't hold with an extremely tight grip, but it bent anyway. I'm going to stick with my usual emery boards...

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Cute but not effective

The pattern is cute but it was very disappointing. The coating started flaking off as soon as I used it the first time. I will probably keep it at my desk at work for emergencies.

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So-so

I really loved the print of this nail file, and was very excited. And this nail file was great for a little while, but after using this for an entire manicure, the rough part started to dull down, and now it barely even files my nails- making it completely useless. I am going to stick to my metal files that don't dull down.

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Cute, but not sturdy!

I was very excited to get this in my Birchbox...cute nail file for my purse, springy and who doesn't need another nail file? I was extremely disappointed with the quality of this file...both sides started tearing and splitting after two uses. I'd never spend $5 on a nail file that falls apart so quickly. I gave it two stars for its adorable look, that's it.

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