Nailtini Bloody Mary Nail Lacquer Review

 Nailtini, a sub-brand of Tini Beauty Bar, calls their nail lacquers "cocktails for your nails". I received the shade Bloody Mary in my January Ipsy bag. I gotta say, I'm not really a fan of the name. I do not want to be bloody! Jokes aside, Nailtini calls Bloody Mary a "classic, true red". This is my second Nailtini polish, I previously received and reviewed Millionaire, a limited edition glitter polish. Each Nailtini Nail Lacquer contains .5fl oz (15ml) and retails for a pretty pricey $13. Nailtini Nail Lacquers are 3-Free, cruelty free, and made in America. Tini Beauty products can be bought through the brand's website, and in select boutiques, a listing can be found on the brand's website.
Nailtini has some pretty cute packaging, I gotta say. Each lacquer comes in a black box with the Nailtini logo and a stylized martini glass on the front, a full ingredient list and product description on the side. The bottle is equally cute, tall and made of glass, topped off with an equally tall black plastic cap. The shape is pretty reminiscent of a wine bottle. The label features the same logo and martini glass design. The shade name can be found on the bottom of the bottle. the label is poorly affixed to the bottle, all bumpy and stuff, but that doesn't really matter. Nailtini's brush is probably the highlight of the product, it's very long, flat, and stiff with no splayed bristles. 
 Nailtini's Bloody Mary is a "classic red" with a cream finish. The cream finish can get pretty dull, so if you're a fan of the hyper shiny look you'll be in need of a top coat. There really isn't too much to say about the color, it's just a basic red. Bloody Mary is a spot on dupe for Revlon's classic Revlon Red Nail Enamel. Bloody Mary applies nicely, almost opaque in one coat, fully opaque in two (one will really get the job done). The formula has a nice consistency, and goes on smooth, drying quickly; about a minute per coat. I've had variable wear from Bloody Mary, for some reason it refuses to stay on my thumb nails, but I get about 2-3 days of wear from it before major chipping and peeling starts to set in. Bloody Mary removes easily, but does stain the nails a little bit pink.
 [Outta control cuticles]
Nailtini's Bloody Mary Nail Lacquer is a nice, basic red nail polish, the kind of color every girl should have. But do you need this specific polish? No, you can get the exact same color and finish from Revlon for a fraction of the price. The packaging is really cute though. I only recommend this polish if you're into trying or supporting indie nail brands. I'll most likely swap Nailtini's Bloody Mary polish, I only need so many red polishes. I wouldn't repurchase this nail polish, $13 for one polish is far, far out of my price range. 
[Left: Revlon Red ($4.50), Right: Bloody Mary ($13)]

Ingredients:
Butyl Acetate, Ethyl Acetate, Nitrocellulose, Acetyl Tributyl Citrate, Phthalic Anhydride/Trimellitic Anhydride/Glycols Copolymer, Isopropyl Alcohol, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Adipic Acid/Fumaric Acid/Tricclodecate Dimenthanol Copolymer, Camphor, Citric Acid. 

May Contain
Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850), Red 34 Lake (CI 15880), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), YELLOW 10 LAKE (CI 47005), BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), VIOLET 2 (CI 60725), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Ultramarines (CI 77007), Aluminum Powder (77000), Polyethylene Terephthalate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide (CI 77891).

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