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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Not very effective

Cute pattern, but not a very effective nail file. I prefer the Tweezerman emery board, which has a more gritty texture.

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Pretty but impractical

This is a lovely product, with a nice plastic case to keep it in--perfect for your purse. Unfortunately, the emery paper peeled off the board rather quickly, rendering it unuseful.

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Cute, but...

Cute pattern, but this wasn't rough enough to handle a major snagged nail. Honestly, I may just keep the carrying case (which is a good idea) and throw a cheap emery board in there to have in my purse.

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Cute,but not durable

The design was super cute, but this board does not work for more than one use. I have thin nails, and I can use the cheap emery boards many times before tossing it,however I didn't feel like this did any better than those.

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Pretty but Unneeded

This emery board is so pretty, I wish I could use it! But, I have gel nails. This would make a great re-gift item as a stocking stuffer or little birthday gift for a girlfriend, though!

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Not so great

I have my nail license so I regularly try new products for nail technicians. The grit on this file wore off so quickly on my own natural nails! I couldn't believe it. I was barely able to finish my own mani & pedi. I wouldn't use this product again and definitely not on anyone else's nails.

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Looks pretty but I'm not buying it to look at

It was a good thing this came as a try me in the box. I got better results from dollar store files then from this and that is sad. It's a cute pattern and the little plastic case protector is nice touch but really the paper began to peel within a day and the board split after one use. I don't think I am a barbarian with my nails.They need to go back to the drawing board on this one. Save your money pick up some of the cheap files at a certain beauty store when you are standing in line, you would be more impressed.

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Too flimsy

I was excited to get this because I really need a new one, but this was a disappointment. The board is too flimsy and really doesn't file well. It's nice a travel emery board but I wouldn't buy it over another product. The board should be stronger and the grit on the file should be, too.

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Too Flimsy

This emery board bends too easily and does not hold up well to work well. The design is cute but that doesn't make up for not working well.

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there's better

The nail file did not last long for me. The paper begin to peel after the first use. The design are pretty but not worth the price. I found a better file for less.

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