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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Adorable not functional

I "borrowed" this nail file from my sister who received it in her birchbox a long time ago. I've had it since she got it and put it in my makeup bag so I could use it every time I break a nail (which is often since I live in a dry climate). This file has lost all of its roughness and is basically useless now. It also wasn't particularly course to begin with, so it took a lot more effort to shape scraggly nails.

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Decent

This emery board was nothing special. Although I loved the design it fell apart more quickly than most. The file separated from the board on the 4th time use. I wouldn't pay this for a product that doesn't last.

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Meh

So I got this in one of my birchboxes and was super excited because I needed a new emery board. Within a few days of using this the board started to peel apart. Personally I don't think this is worth spending $5.

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Cute, but flimsy

I was excited to find this in my box - the pattern is adorable. Unfortunately the emery-ness wore off really quickly and then fell off altogether. Skip this one.

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Pretty, but doesn't last long

I really enjoyed the look of this emery board, but unfortunately it didn't last very long. After only two manicures, the board began to become flimsy and basically stopped working. Sure, it looks great in your bag, but isn't worth the money.

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This file, which I really liked originally, is now totally peeling apart, and it hasn't gotten tons of use or abuse. I'd not recommend at this price.

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Not as durable as I would like

Got a sample of these in my March box. I probably won't buy the product in the future as the file bends and doesn't seem durable.

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cute, less useful

very cute product, but less than functional. did not do much to file and then peeled apart. pretty disappointed because I really wanted to love this!

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More style than substance

The emery board was cute and I liked the packaging, but after only a few uses, the filing surfaces began peeling off.

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great product. love the design, very cheerful and uplifting. great to keep in your purse for quick nail emergencies or just daily up keep

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