18 best nail files

Review of the best according to the editorial board. About selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Nail care tools are not only in the arsenal of manicurists. Without them and at home, it is difficult to maintain the beauty of your hands, even with regular visits to salons. The most common of these is a nail file. It is present in every cosmetic bag, so that at any time the girl can quickly eliminate defects in the nail plate.

Once upon a time there was not a large selection of tools, and it was necessary to grind and polish the plate with one file, often damaging it due to the high hardness of the abrasive coating. Today there is no such problem, and you can pick up a whole set for various procedures that will help keep your nails well-groomed and healthy.

Files are classified according to the degree of abrasiveness. The lower the indicator, the harder the top layer. It ranges from 60 to 4000 grit. Files are made from different materials. Their coating can be glass, metal, ceramic, and the base – plastic, wood, fabric. Also, the tool is divided into mechanical and electrical types. With the first, the process is done manually. The latter help to process the plate and cuticle at a professional level.

When choosing nail files for home use, you should pay attention to what kind of nails you will have to take care of: artificial or natural. It is better to choose a kit that would cover all stages of processing: from sawing to polishing. Shop shelves delight with their variety. But not every purchase is enjoyable. Our review included 18 nail files, which have earned a lot of positive consumer reviews and recommendations from professional craftsmen.

Rating of the best nail files

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best Electric Nail Files 1 BaByliss H751E RUB 1,590
2 Beurer MP18 770 RUB
3 Medisana NP 860 2000 rpm RUB 1,190
Best laser nail files 1 Solingen medium (universal abrasive) RUB 550
2 Zinger Diamond, 150/320 270 RUB
3 Laser saw 155 mm / Expert 11 178 r
Best glass nail files 1 OLZORI VirGo A 450 RUB
2 Nude Nail with nail lamination effect RUB 790
3 IRISK B011-05 240 RUB
Best ceramic nail files 1 Ceramic file, double-sided TITANIA (1034.B) 265 RUB
2 Ceramic file Dr. Alex, 180/180 140 RUB
3 Ceramic file Silva 120 RUB
Best metal nail files 1 Zwilling J. A. Henckels 88330-131 Inox RUB 1,140
2 Butterfly Zero 260 RUB
3 Victoria Shu Sapphire F307 169 RUB
Best wooden nail files 1 Qvs 82-10-1664, 180/280 grit 113 RUB
2 Patrisa Nail 100/180 grit RUB 39
3 Yoko 100/180 grit RUB 48

Best Electric Nail Files

BaByliss H751E

Rating: 4.9

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In the first place is a file that will help to make a manicure at home quickly and without difficulties and, as a result, get beautiful, well-groomed nails. It gives the desired shape, corrects, smooths out irregularities, removes scratches and polishes the plate to a mirror finish. For this, there are 3 surfaces on the head: black, pink and white. The abrasive layers are wear-resistant and remain unchanged for a long time.

The work comes from 2 AA batteries. The rotation speed is adjusted using multi-stage adjustment. Conveniently shaped body. It is comfortable to carry out the procedure with him without stress and fatigue. The device is compact, there is a cap to protect the working surface from dust and bacteria. A handbag is provided for storage and transportation.

According to reviews, after treatment, the intensity of growth of the cuticle and skin on the lateral ridges decreases. The result lasts from 2 to 3 weeks. At the same time, at the end of this period, the nails still remain well-groomed without obvious changes.

Advantages

  • 3 degrees of hardness of the abrasive;
  • does not require professional skills;
  • small size and light weight;
  • convenient speed switch.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Beurer MP18

Rating: 4.8

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The second line is taken by a compact device for self-carrying out manicure and pedicure procedures. It is suitable for natural and artificial nails. The complete set allows you to adjust the length, create a shape, remove cuticles and lateral skin growths, grind and polish to shine. After the procedure, the nails are ready to be varnished. They look great with a clear finish that enhances their natural beauty.

The device has 2 speeds. They can be easily switched with one hand. To improve the quality of processing, there is LED backlight. With it, you can eliminate the shortcomings at any time of the day when the need arises. The file is lightweight and small in size. It easily fits not only in a travel bag, but also in a handbag.

The famous Beurer power saw is stylish and aesthetically pleasing. Changing heads does not take much time, so you can always choose the power and rotation speed that is optimal for yourself. Girls note that the glossy shine lasts for 2 weeks, and the cuticle subsequently becomes softer and grows more slowly.

Advantages

  • German development;
  • 3 replaceable abrasive nozzles;
  • two speed modes;
  • built-in bright backlight.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Electric nail file Medisana NP 860 2000 rpm

Rating: 4.7

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The third prize-winner is a powerful device for self-care nails. It is designed for grinding the plate, smoothing all irregularities, removing cuticles and polishing. The plates look like after a salon procedure, and this effect lasts up to 14 days. The device is compact, so there is always a free space for it in your travel bag.

Thanks to 2 levels of work intensity, you can adjust the speed to your preference. The switching is stepwise. Adjustment is possible during processing without stopping for settings. The consumer has access to normal speed (2000 rpm) and increased (2500 rpm). The ergonomic body fits comfortably in the hand. Many customers liked the design in contrasting colors.

The cap is firmly fixed, does not open spontaneously. According to reviews, although the model does not differ in multifunctionality, it performs its tasks perfectly. It works without failures and breakdowns. The manufacturer took into account all the details and presented a quality product at an affordable cost.

Advantages

  • creating the perfect base for varnish;
  • quick setup before the procedure;
  • work without noise and vibration;
  • nice external design.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best laser nail files

Laser file for nails, skin and cuticles Solingen medium

Rating: 4.9

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The first line in this nomination is a tool for processing the periungual region and correcting the plate. Thanks to laser wave sharpening, the skin is not cut off, but microlayers are cut off from it, leaving a flat surface. The unique shape is created to reduce the time for the treatment procedure, since the nails can be processed simultaneously with the side rollers.

There is also an abrasive material on the ribs, so you can work on any side of the product and at any angle. With a nail file, you can professionally do a manicure yourself at home without skills. The handle is comfortable, relieves stress during intense movements. It has an ergonomic shape and does not slip. After processing, the skin becomes soft, the edge of the plate is sealed.

The use of first-class materials guarantees efficiency and retention of consumer qualities for several years. Laser treatment of the surface improves the properties and allows you to remove dry skin more delicately and non-traumatically. Buyers unanimously recommend the Solingen file for use.

Advantages

  • professional tool;
  • multifunctional action;
  • special laser sharpening;
  • simple post-procedure care.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Laser cuticle file Zinger Diamond 150/320

Rating: 4.8

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Silver is a product of the German brand, which is known in many countries of the world for its high-quality and reliable products. It is suitable for processing the plate and removing cuticles and side ridges. On a durable plastic base, laser perforated and diamond chips are applied. Comfortable shape provides care in any hard-to-reach areas. She helps to adjust the salon manicure yourself at home.

After application, the skin in the periungual area begins to grow more slowly, it becomes softer, and the condition of the plate improves. The tool seals the edges, preventing intense delamination of brittle and thin nails. Using a professional product, you can eliminate many damages and defects and restore the structure.

Double-sided saw with varying degrees of rigidity. It is easy to clean. The ergonomically shaped handle has a dirt removal tip. The girls leave positive reviews. The file copes well with its tasks, helping to do European manicure without contacting the masters.

Advantages

  • high German quality;
  • conical shape;
  • removal of hardened dermis;
  • visible external improvements.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Expert 11 laser nail file

Rating: 4.7

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The third is a new generation file that will greatly facilitate the care procedure and improve the quality of processing. The smooth, polished handle has a comfortable grip. It is equipped with a tip for cleaning nails from dirt. The smallest diamond grit was applied to a narrow metal surface as an abrasive.

The tool does not form microcracks, prevents delamination. With its help, it is comfortable to adjust the length and shape of natural nails. The file has two degrees of hardness. Special laser notches inform the user of this. The model can be operated in all directions and is also suitable for removing the rough skin of the side ridges. Care is carried out by any means. The file can be washed with water, soaked using special products, sterilized in an autoclave.

High quality laser polished surface ensures long service life. The versatile tool is suitable for both manicure and pedicure. It does not lose its properties during intensive use.

Advantages

  • anti-corrosion steel;
  • high hardness and strength;
  • comfortable handle shape;
  • cleansing by all methods.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best glass nail files

OLZORI VirGo A polishing file

Rating: 4.9

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The winner in this category was a file for polishing natural nails and making them shiny and healthy looking. It creates a lamination effect for up to 3 weeks, while the use of a clear coat or buffs is not necessary. The tool forms a smooth surface without defects. It is ready to apply a nail polish that lasts longer than without the VirGo A file. Also using the OLZORI product, the edges of the nails are sealed, which significantly reduces delamination.

Ultra-strong tempered glass with a fine-grained pattern, applied by laser nano-engraving, is very gentle on the plate. All materials used in production are safe and do not contain toxic substances. The ergonomic design meets the latest fashion trends. After the procedure, the file is rinsed with running water and stored in a shock-resistant case.

Buyers leave positive comments after using this product. 3-5 minutes is enough to put your nails in order and keep them looking for a long time.

Advantages

  • heavy-duty safety glass;
  • polished to a mirror finish;
  • ideal base for coating;
  • stylish exterior design.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Glass Nude Nail File with Nail Lamination Effect

Rating: 4.8

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The next file, which took an honorable second place, is not lagging behind the leader in quality. It is manufactured by a South Korean company using the latest innovative technologies. Heavy-duty tempered plasma photo-etched glass will polish the plate to a mirror-like shine, help quickly and without special skills to give it the perfect shape and protect it from delamination.

Only high quality materials were used in the manufacture. A long service life is guaranteed by the manufacturer, so the nail file will be at hand for a long time in case of manicure correction or renewal. It does not clog up. For hygienic care, rinse with warm water. The sturdy case will protect you from any damage on long trips and keep dust, dirt and bacteria out of the way.

Customers note that with the help of a nail file, they have achieved a healthy appearance of natural nails, which look great even without coating. After processing, a lamination effect is created, which can be achieved at home without the help of a manicure master.

Advantages

  • advanced development of scientists;
  • durable material;
  • sealing the edge of the plate;
  • the effect of the salon procedure.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Glass file IRISK B011-05

Rating: 4.7

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On the third line is the product of a well-known professional brand, which guarantees the quality and long-term use of its products. It is designed to care for natural nails. The gentle abrasive material will not harm a fragile and thin plate. It will delicately polish the surface and prepare it for decorative coating.

A durable case made of safe non-toxic plastic protects the file from any mechanical stress. It does not open spontaneously, so it can be transported in suitcases and travel bags without risk of damage. The appearance of the packaging is aesthetic pleasure. The comfortable handle will help make the procedure more comfortable and faster. To remove dust, it is enough to rinse the product with running water.

Many buyers note that having tested the file in practice and appreciated its properties, they purchased it for their loved ones as a small but very necessary present that will help them independently improve the condition of the nails and make their appearance flawless.

Advantages

  • rounded edges to avoid injury;
  • high strength glass;
  • convenient storage and transportation;
  • attractive design.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best ceramic nail files

Ceramic file, double-sided TITANIA (1034.B)

Rating: 4.9

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Gold was given to a professional brand instrument from Germany. European quality guarantees long-term use. The nail file provides gentle care for unhealthy, brittle nails. With its help, you can prevent delamination, and make your hands well-groomed and beautiful without going to the salon. The product has two coatings of different degrees of abrasiveness. One is for adjusting the length and creating shape, the other, softer, for grinding.

The product from TITANIA is supplied with an additional nail cleaner. The durable plastic cover prevents dirt and dust from entering the interior, ensuring hygienic cleanliness during storage and travel. The caps are firmly fixed to the base. To work with one side, there is no need to unscrew and remove the case on the other. The ceramic surface is easily cleaned of saw cut residues.

Reviews confirm the functionality and practicality of the product. It is not only comfortable to work with, but also looks aesthetically pleasing. Affordable price is another undoubted advantage of this nail file.

Advantages

  • German production;
  • careful action;
  • road option;
  • additional nozzle.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Ceramic nail file Dr. Alex, 180/180

Rating: 4.8

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The second is a product developed by a popular brand in the salon business. It offers innovative tools and materials for commercial and domestic use that are in great demand in the Russian market. The professional file is intended for natural nails. It does not damage the plate, restores brittle, layered structure, seals the edges.

Delicate exposure leads to quick and quality results. The product has an abrasiveness of 180 green. The special shape allows you to perform actions in any direction, adjusting the length and giving shape. The abrasive surface is wear-resistant. It does not lose its original properties during intensive use. The file is moisture resistant, so it can be not only cleaned dry, but also washed in water and disinfected.

The opinions of experts and customers coincide. The saw meets all the requirements for efficiency and safety. It is convenient to use and take care of it. The tool can handle any hard-to-reach areas without loss of quality.

Advantages

  • durable, gentle coating;
  • restoration of nail health;
  • dry and wet cleansing;
  • comfortable form for work.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Ceramic file Silva

Rating: 4.7

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In third place is the ceramic file, which gently removes the cuticle and hard side ridges and helps to create any plate shape. Natural natural material used in the production is intended for healthy nails as well as brittle and weak nails. It does not damage them, does not injure the skin. The manicure tool is easy to use. They can file the nail in different directions, while protecting the edge from splitting.

The product can be used anywhere as needed. It is convenient to take on long trips as it has a sturdy storage case. With it, your hands will always be well-groomed without visiting the salon. For cleaning, it is enough to remove the remnants of sawdust with a brush or a soft dry sponge. Ceramic abrasive lasts a very long time. It retains its characteristics for a long time.

The Silva brand follows all modern trends, offering customers reliable, durable and efficient products. The file was highly appreciated by both craftsmen and ordinary girls and gave it 'good' and 'excellent' marks.

Advantages

  • universal application;
  • delicate filing;
  • durable plastic cover;
  • convenient bar shape.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best metal nail files

Metal saw Zwilling J. A. Henckels 88330-131 Inox

Rating: 4.9

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The leader is a premium quality nail file, which was developed by a well-known German company specializing in salon tools. It is used both in the professional field and in everyday life to give the perfect shape to the nail plate. Stainless steel meets safety and hygiene requirements. It does not oxidize, does not corrode, and is well cleaned by any means.

The two surfaces have different degrees of grit: the first is larger for cutting the length, the second is for the completion of the procedure. The specially shaped handle allows the craftsman to work without discomfort and with pleasure. It is made of polished steel that is shock resistant. It does not form scratches or dents. The brand guarantees maximum preservation of performance and appearance for a long time of use.

Buyers note that the compact and lightweight model is very easy to use. To facilitate the process, the manufacturer provided the instructions with vivid illustrations and descriptions of the main processing steps.

Advantages

  • professional tool;
  • all components are made of steel;
  • stylish fashionable design;
  • protective case included.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Angle file Butterfly Zero

Rating: 4.8

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In second place is a product of the brand from South Korea, which has become an improved version of the popular classic Zero file. It is ideal for treating cuticles and nails, as well as for shaping the plate. With a file, you can completely switch from edged to unedged manicure, while no professional skills are required. The handle is comfortable and ergonomic, so no discomfort occurs during the procedure.

The metal coating has raised points that cut dry skin along the perimeter of the plate. The product copes well with both cuticles and hard side bolsters, thanks to the increased concentration of point abrasive. The rounding radius has become 4 times smaller than in the previous version. Because of this feature, you can now handle the most difficult to reach places.

The reviews about the tool are extremely positive. Many newbies noted the ease of use and the exclusion of trauma, while following the manufacturer's recommendations. With gentle pressure, the risk of damage to the skin and nails is minimized.

Advantages

  • professional series;
  • improved form;
  • strong grip of the handle and the file;
  • not difficult care.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Victoria Shu F307 Sapphire

Rating: 4.7

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The third prize-winner is a universal nail file for manicure and pedicure, which will help eliminate the imperfections of the nail and do self-processing at home. It is made of stainless steel, which has a long service life. The material is resistant to corrosion, so the product can be washed in water, while all its properties are preserved in their original form.

Top coating – sapphire. On the one hand, the abrasive coating is coarse, on the other hand it is finer. This allows you to first shorten the insert, create the desired shape, and then eliminate processing defects. Ergonomic handle relieves stress, does not slip. According to reviews, during the period of service, it is firmly fixed with the metal part, it does not fly out.

The pointed tip helps to remove impurities from under the nail without injuring the skin and the plate itself. The file is supplied with a case in which it is convenient to carry it in a cosmetic bag and which protects the product from external damage. Customers noted high wear resistance and, as a result, a long service life.

Advantages

  • durable and high quality materials;
  • optimal size for processing;
  • comfortable secure handle;
  • soft storage case.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best wooden nail files

Saw blade Qvs 82-10-1664, 180/280 grit

Rating: 4.9

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On the first line is a set of 2 nail files that will help you make a professional manicure yourself at home. They have a wooden base that bends to reduce friction and improve processing quality. The coating is made of granular materials using a special adhesion technology. Due to the fact that the sharpest edges of the abrasive are directed outward, the nail plate is easily and evenly shortened, acquiring the desired shape.

Each side is dedicated to a specific operation. 180 grit – for sawing off natural and artificial plates. 280 grit are suitable for correcting and sanding the surface. For cleaning, it is sufficient to remove residues with a dry soft cloth, brush or sponge.

According to reviews, the file is very convenient to use. With it, you can file the nail not only from the outside, but also from the inside, removing any irregularities. All parameters are optimally combined in the tool: flexibility, thickness, length. It serves for a long time, does not break, with proper care it does not clog.

Advantages

  • double-sided with different rigidity;
  • comfortable length and width;
  • high quality abrasive;
  • long term of use.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Thin file on a wooden base Patrisa Nail 100/180 grit

Rating: 4.8

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The second becomes a universal file, which is designed to shape artificial nails. The German brand of professional goods produces products taking into account the wishes of the salon masters. All of it is created from quality materials that are safe for humans and the environment. The base of the file is wood. She is moderately thin and semi-flexible. Thanks to this, you can easily handle the most difficult-to-reach areas and create any, even complex shape.

A specialized coating protects the abrasive from clogging, so no extra care after the procedure is required. One side (100 grit) helps to saw off the artificial plate to the desired length, the other side (150 grit) is less rigid and serves as the final step before coating.

The high quality of the product was appreciated by many buyers. All layers are securely bonded, do not peel off during use. An inexpensive tool helps to make high quality machining. Affordable cost adds to the other benefits of Patrisa Nail.

Advantages

  • professional series;
  • dustproof top layer;
  • shape comfortable for the hand;
  • does not require cleaning.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Saw blade Yoko 100/180 grit

Rating: 4.7

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Bronze is for the goods of the South Korean brand, which are actively used both in salons and at home. The thin wood base has optimal flexibility, which reduces stress in the hand and makes the process very comfortable even for beginners. A high quality abrasive made in Japan that retains its properties under heavy use.

The model is designed to shape artificial nails. She quickly cuts off durable material, does not clog during the procedure. Two degrees of hardness help to correct and remove defects. After that, you can start applying the decorative layer.

The conical shape helps in the treatment of all parts of the nail plate, including in the area of ​​the lateral ridges. The professional qualities of an inexpensive product from Yoko were noted by many users. The file meets all safety requirements, is used for a long time, and is available in two colors. It is definitely recommended for purchase.

Advantages

  • advanced production technologies;
  • high quality workmanship;
  • special tapered design;
  • convenient for a long procedure.

disadvantages

  • not identified.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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