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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pretty patterned junk

I totally have no problem with people filing a nail in public, I guess it was how I was raised, and this file is very attractive-looking. However, it is not very well made. The paper delaminated from the board, and got dull very quickly (even with the plastic cover kept on). Cheap emery boards work much better, even though they are not nearly as attractive.

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cheap quality

I was not impressed with this nail file. It started falling apart after just a couple of uses. I was a bigger fan of the Tweezerman file they gave away earlier!

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pretty but wore out within an unreasonable amount of time

pretty but wore out within an unreasonable amount of time....yeah, like, the layers of sandpaper started pealling off right away and wore down QUITE quickly. and , yes, i kept it in the plastic sleeve...ironic...madewell

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Bends too easily!

The nail file bends and folds every time I try to use it! I don't know if it's weekend over time or by humidity, but I only use this as a last resort!

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Cute but doesn't work that well

This file was definitely very cute but wasn't the best quality. I keep it in my purse if I ever need it on the go but it's not something I would ever purchase.

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Pretty but not great

I was really excited when I got this because I love Madewell and the print of the nail file is really pretty. It didn't take very long for the rough side of the file to wear down and the paper to start peeling up at the sides though.

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Cute, but ineffective

Unfortunately I had to throw mine out as it came apart fairly quickly. Pretty bummed, as it was so cute too!

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It's ok

I think this nail file is more for looks than actual use. It doesn't really do the job of filing my nails. It's pretty, but I wouldn't buy it.

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Pretty but not very functional

I really wanted to like this emery board, but from the first time I used it, there was almost no grit -- it felt like I was rubbing my nail against a piece of slightly bumpy plastic.

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Too thick

This board is too thick to effectively maneuver around my nails. I much prefer to cheapo emery boards you can get at the drug store. This product is nice to look at though.

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