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T.I.P.S. Contour File

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T.I.P.S. Contour File
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T.I.P.S. Contour File
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TSC Price: $16.35

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What it is:
The T.I.P.S Contour file features a cone-like shape and three filing surfaces that helps you create a perfectly shaped nail.

Who it is for:
This product is perfect for anyone.

What it does:
This nail file is made out of stainless steel, so you'll be able to create great looking nails time and time again. One surface is designed to ensure a clean, unfrayed edge of the nail while the second and third surfaces are finer, working to remove any jagged pieces on the top or underside of the nail.

What is included:
• Contour File

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( 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Excellent value

By I'm sold

from Ancaster, Ontario

I wasn't sure at, first. Change is always difficult, but if you listen to instructions properly, this is the best thing going! I want to take the best possible care of my nails, and between the T.I.P.S. and the file, I got it covered. Best yet, when it feels like its not quite working right anymore, I just throw it in the sink and wash it, and its new again!

( 0 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


money wasted

By Carol the animal lover

from Warwick,Quebec

Silver Reviewer

No good does not file.I really hate to spend my money over LIES.

( 8 of 9 customers found this review helpful)


Just returned it!

By Sun Lover

from Toronto

Gold Reviewer

I just received this new file today and it's already in the mail being returned!!! I have one from years ago that works fine but I wanted a back-up - the new one is so smooth it doesn't file at all! Is anyone checking these - if so quality control people should be fired!!! WHAT A WASTE OF TIME & MONEY.

( 4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


Just an ok file

By Acadia

from Winnipeg (Manitoba)

Silver Reviewer

I have 2 of these files, both were part of kits that I had bought years and years ago. The file feels awkward to use and it's not great for shaping your nail. I still use an emery board and use this file to clean things up when I'm done.

What I do like about this file is the top of the narrow end for getting rid of the rough spots under the nail after filing, and the uncerneath of the wide end for smoothing the rough edges on the tip of the nail.

The rest of the file is really pointless.

( 1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Great nail file

By Audrey

from Hamilton, Ont

This is my second file I have purchased from TIPS.
It is great.

( 8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)



By kaks

from Burlington, Ontario

I purchased this file years ago and loved it . I am a little disappointed with the new file because it doesn't seem to be as nice as my old file. The new file is to smooth and takes twice as long to shape my nails.

( 8 of 8 customers found this review helpful)


Quality Varies

By Debbie

from Halifax, Nova Scotia

I have purchased three files over the years. The first two seem to be worn out because they do not work as well as the third one I purchased which seems to be rougher and actually files the nail. I love the concept and if I could get another one like the last one I purchased I would definitely order more to give as gifts or to keep in several different places (home, work, car, etc.). If you can get a good one, I would definitely recommend it.

( 10 of 10 customers found this review helpful)



By Rina

from Mission, BC

I was waiting so long to receive this file but to my surprise got absolutely different product which I did not order. I don't know if people from TSC are reading the reviews (they should but I doubt) but I should say customer service definitely went down

( 3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


Best Nail File!

By Jinx

from Toronto, ON

All Star Reviewer

Bought this about 6 years ago and loved it so much that I got another one for my mum who loves it also.

I like the fact that you can file above and below the nail so there are no sharp edges and grooves to cause snagging or chipping of the nail. Plus it smoothen out the ridges on top of my nail. I like the fact that it is very gentle... The oil is fabulous too, but that's another product! :)

( 7 of 7 customers found this review helpful)


Wow!! Wow!!!

By Marnie


Top 10 Reviewer

I thought this was a not so great nail file until I saw Karen telling us how to use it!!
Now that I know how to use it, I am so glad because it is the best thing for rough edged nails or a nail with a ragged edge. I just smooth my nail against the file and because the file has such a gentle surface, it smooths out my nail without whittling down the length.
As Karen described there are two different ways to hold your nail against the file for round or square shaped nails--once I got the hang of it, it does do a fantastic job!!
This file is not made of heavy metal-and once I got used to the concept of it, I feel it is easy to handle and one of those must have beauty tools!

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