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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Fine grit

Worked well, however I prefer a nail file with a bit coarser grit to it. Overall it did what it was supposed to, just took a little longer.

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Can't complain

I don't typically care for nail files, but this one is extremely cute as nail files come. Nothing fantastic about it, but the sweet pattern is a nice pick-me-up...much better than just a plain old nail file!

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Cute, but wears out quickly!

I loved the pattern and the little sleep that the emery board came in, but it wore out very quickly. I don't file my nails really often but after two good files it was pretty much done. I would love to see something similar that is a bit more hearty!

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Rough around the edges

I initially loved this file, had great ridges for my nails. However, after a few months of usings it, the print on 1 side is now coming 'unglued' so to speak and peeling off. I do keep it in my car, so maybe the heat has undone it, but I've had others in my car and its never been a problem.

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Fun to look at

I do my nails all of the time so I go through emery boards like crazy. However, this is probably the least effective nail file I have ever used. It is however, the cutest one I have ever used. I just didn't think it was "rough" enough to file y nails.

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Average

This emery board is pretty to the eye, but serves the purpose of tethering down nails just as well as any other emery board.

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A Dime A Dozen?

To me, an emery board is an emery board. I never file my nails but I did throw this in my makeup bag and actually needed it. It got the job done and it is much prettier than the plain old orangey/brown ones. That being said, I'd never spend money on a product like this!

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Super cute but didn't last long

I am addicted to nail files. I have one at work, one at home, one in the car, one in my handbag. I can never have enough so I was super excited when this came in my Box. It looked great, it was different, and it was a nail file. My only bummer was that it didn't last that long - or maybe I file my nails too much :)

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Pretty file but only good for a couple of uses

I liked the design of the file - it's very pretty - but the file is so fine that after a couple of uses the file has worn to the point where it is close to useless. I have relatively soft nails and haven't experienced this problem with other brands of files.

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An Okay Emery Board

I used to think every emery board is the same until I got this one. I like the design however it's not rough enough to really file my nails. I wish it was grainier. It does the basic job, but it isn't my first choice. If you prefer a "softer" emery board with a cute design this is for you.

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