I was offline for a couple days as my kid got hurt at her school and she’s still recovering. I am keeping her at home so that she doesn’t make it worse.
Today, I would be reviewing a very dark ‘vampy’ shade of nail polish called RGB 002 Oxblood Nail Color. I have a few polishes that I adore and this is one which never fails to impress on any occasion.
Oxblood is a deep red, opaque crème polish.
Each RGB shade is a sharp take on a classic with a straightforward name to match. The chip-resistant and high shine formula is Five Free of harmful chemicals: No Formaldehyde, No Toulene, No DBP (dibutyl phthalate), Formaldehyde Resin, or Camphor.
Aiming to bridge the gap between green beauty and luxury cosmetics within the nail space, RGB is a modern product line. Featured in national press, including Vogue, W Magazine, Allure, and The Today Show, RGB’s formula removes harmful carcinogens often found in nail color.
In addition to Nail Color, RGB offers Nail Care providing natural alternatives to those of conventional nail color removers and treatments. RGB has been honored with prestige awards including Allure Best in Beauty, NYLON Beauty Award, Essence Best in Black Beauty Awards, and Elle Magazine Genius Awards. Created by founder Gina Carney, RGB launched in 2009. With a background in fashion, a taste for minimalism, and devotion to natural beauty, Gina brought all her passions together in creating RGB Nail Color & Care.
Cruelty-free. Made in the U.S.A.
ETHYL ACETATE, BUTYL ACETATE, ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, NITROCELLULOSE, ADIPIC ACID / NEOPENTYL GLYCOL / TRIMELLITIC ANHYDRIDE COPOLYMER, TRIMETHYL PENTANYL DIISOBUTYRATE, TRIPHENYL PHOSPHATE, STEARALKONIUM HECTORITE, DIACETONE ALCOHOL, CITRIC ACID, DIMETHICONE.
$18 for .40 fl Oz / 12 ml
My Experience with RGB 002 Oxblood Nail Color:
The polish comes in a white outer cardboard box with the initials and other product details. The nail polish bottle is square glass bottle with a twist open cap as all regular polishes have. The brush is more on the sleek side, but it’s not thin by any means nor super thick as the OPI ones.
I have nail polishes from quite a few textures as glitter, crème, shimmer etc and this falls into the crème category. This was my first RGB nail polish and I have heard people raving about it so I wanted to try it.
This nail polish brand is 5 free and that means it does not contain Formaldehyde, Toluene, DBP, Formaldehyde Resin, or Camphor and its cruelty free as well. The most prominent thing that I notice on the first glance is the thinner texture compared to other nail polish as OPI, China Glaze or others, but I came to know from a beauty salon that one of those nail polishes that have reduced the 5 cariogenic chemicals tend to be on the thinner side, but that doesn’t compromise on the quality of the product in any way.
This particular shade oxblood is a deep reddish burgundy with very dark undertones and looks amazing on any skin color. The first coat looks a bit patchy to me, but the second coat makes it flawless and it has an impressive drying time; which is super-fast 😀
There is no distinct smell in the product. It has lesser chemicals as compared to other nail paints and hence, makes it top my list of nail lacquer. But, it’s pretty expensive at $18. It lasted on me for five days without chipping and on the sixth day, it chipped on the tips but still looked quite presentable.
Pros of RGB 002 Oxblood Nail Color:
• Chemical free.
• Fast drying.
• Long lasting.
• Smell free.
• Cruelty free.
Cons of RGB 002 Oxblood Nail Color:
• It’s expensive.
Do I recommend RGB 002 Oxblood Nail Color?
Yes, it’s a very good quality nail color brand minus all the harmful chemicals.
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