Review: Stylfile Nipper Clipper

Just after Christmas we were hit by chicken pox. It was about as fun as a dose of, erm, chicken pox. We did the decent thing and stocked up on calpol and calamine lotion and prepared to ride the storm. The itching soon started, so we cut his nails before he could really start scarring himself.

Stylfile Nipper ClipperSince he was born we’ve been trimming his nails with some baby scissors, it was a pretty nerve-racking experience all round, they weren’t really sharp enough to accidentally remove a finger, but you never knew. Luckily just before Christmas we’d received a “Stylfile Nipper Clipper” to review. It seemed like a really good time to crack it open and give it a go.

The “Nipper Clipper” is a baby nail clipper with a safety spy-hole (so you can see if you’re clipping nail or finger), the clipper also comes with a special nail file which smooths ragged edges. The clipper was easy to use, nice to handle and did the job. His nails were short again, and after a quick file were smooth enough not to do damage to his chicken pox.

They are different to your standard nail clippers, these are very safety-focused with the spy-hole. The handle is large and easy to grip when potentially wrestling with a wriggly baby and there is a free to download “distraction app” to, erm, distract the baby.

So would I recommend the Stylfile Nipper Clipper? Yes, absolutely. I’ll be buying one for my pregnant pal and using ours from now on. I wish I’d’ve known about this before as it would’ve saved lots of tears, tantrums and wrestling, not to mention any number of heart-in-the-mouth baby mani/pedi sessions.

Disclaimer: I was sent a Stylfile Nipper Clipper free of charge for review purposes. To be fair, had I known about it earlier we would’ve been using it from birth!

100 responses to “Review: Stylfile Nipper Clipper

  1. I like that the handle is large & easy to grip

  2. I like the spy hole so you can be sure you’re just getting nail and not skin !

  3. safety spy hole

  4. I love the idea of the safety spy hole.


    the spy hole

  6. The folding.

  7. That it is easy to grip, my baby nail clippers are so awkward to hold

  8. Easy to handle and safe x

  9. That they’re safety focused. 🙂

  10. kim neville (@kimneville2)

    The easy grip handle very useful

  11. The spy hole

  12. looks professional

  13. i love that they are safety focused

  14. Large handle

  15. The spy hole

  16. The spy hole!

  17. The nail file

  18. The easy to grip handle sounds great, it looks a dream to use x

  19. The spy hole is simple but genius 🙂

  20. The hole so you can check where you are clipping!

  21. special nail file which smooths ragged edges.

  22. I like the spyhole . It would give me more confidence that I will onlt cut the nail not the skin. Brilliant idea

  23. the spy hole

  24. i like the safety spy hole too

  25. The spy hole as its simple but effective

  26. Spy hole

  27. The Spyhole is a great safety feature making this an outstanding product

  28. Spy hole simple but easy and effective 🙂

  29. The spy hole

  30. Catherine Culmer

    that the handle is large and easy to grip

  31. the fact that they are easy to grip when you have a wriggling baby

  32. The spy hole

  33. Louise (perry) fairweather

    the safety spyhole

  34. The spyhole!

  35. The safety spyhole

  36. Easy to use and I like the idea of the spyhole!

  37. The spy hole is a great idea

  38. i like the spy hole so i can see what im doing

  39. the safety spy hole is a really good idea 🙂

  40. Kathryn Tatters

    Ive heard its much easier to use than the normal ones so would love to try it

  41. sherri mse fordham

    my little sisters first baby is due in two weeks Eeeeeek! I’m making her a little baby basket full of essencial things and this would be fab to include! I love the spy hole feature. Its such a good idea and i wish i had one of these with my two children.

  42. safety spy hole

  43. Patricia Edwards

    The spy hole looks a good idea

  44. The easy grip handle is great!

  45. the handle; makes things easier

  46. The nail file is useful for snaggy bits!

  47. The spy hole

  48. thereadingresidence

    That safety hole does look like a good idea, great review #Tried&Tested

  49. What a clever idea that spyhole is! Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

  50. I love the idea of the little spy hole! My husband refuses to cut our children’s nails after making one of them bleed once!
    Thanks for linking up this week

  51. rocknrollerbaby

    Nice idea… I don’t think my children would go for it anymore than anythig else though! 🙂

  52. The best thing about the nipper clippers is that they completely put your mind at rest – I cut the tip of T’s finger off when he was tiny, I wouldn’t have done that if I’d had Nipper Clippers!

  53. the spy hole, great addition! x

  54. the spy hole. I’m forever cutting my kids nails too short and hurting them :o(

  55. What a fantastic name, nipper, clipper, love it. I definitely need to invest in a pair of these. I am always cutting my kids nails too short. 🙁

  56. Safety Spy hole

  57. the spy hole – I hate doing my sons nails usually – these would really help

  58. safety spy hole.

  59. sarah scoulding

    The nail file

  60. the spy hole

  61. the spy hole

  62. The app!!! Oh and the spyhole 🙂

  63. Spy hole

  64. the spyhole. such a good idea

  65. Spy hole

  66. Safe and easy to use 🙂

  67. The safety aspects are very important!

  68. the large handle and spy hole

  69. the safety spy hole function

  70. I like the safety spy hole, brilliant idea …

  71. The spy hole.

  72. The safety spy hole.

  73. I love the spy hole!

  74. Safety spy hole xx

  75. The spyhole

  76. safety with the spy hole

  77. The easy grip handle

  78. The safety spy hole x

  79. natalee gosiewski

    the free down loaded app

  80. The safety spy hole is very clever

  81. the whole thing, it appears easier to use, its different to other babys clippers

  82. Spy hole

  83. The Spy hole

  84. I like that the handle is large and its spy hole 😀

  85. The easy grip handle 😀

  86. safety is the best feature

  87. The safety spy hole

  88. spy hole is great – dont let people in who are not friendly

  89. Stacey G @ Nobody Said It Was Easy

    The spy hole as I’m always scared of cutting skin!

  90. the safety spy hole sounds fab

  91. The Safety spyhole is a fantastic idea! 🙂

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