Monday, July 14, 2014

Dainty Digits Polish Swatch & Review

Tonight I have swatches of some polishes by Dainty Digits Polish, a new-to-me indie brand. After a hiatus, Anetress has recently reopened her shop, to the joy of polish addicts everywhere. I was so excited when she reached out to me to review some of her products and promote the store's reopening. I was surprised by the variety that she sent me, and impressed that she has developed the ability to create so many different types of polish so very well!

Polishes provided for review.

First up, my favorite and, in my opinion, the most unique of the polishes I reviewed, is Suburban Blackout. It's a black crelly polish with purple and green microshimmer and gold flakies that dries to a satiny matte finish. These photos show two even coats, no topcoat. 

I'm a total sucker for flakies, so I knew I was going to love this one. I wasn't prepared for how unique it looks on the nail! Formula was perfect, and applied evenly. It was easy to pick up the flakies (score!)

I love how you can see the purple and green glitters in this macro shot! 

Next up is Galactic Blast, the Dainty Digits holo topcoat. Here I have layered three coats of Galactic Blast between and on top of three coats each of a red, orange, blue, and purple jelly, all by L'oreal. 

I hate how some holo topcoats grey out or distort the base color. This was not the case with this one!

The holo effect was strong, but didn't alter the base color. So beautiful in the sunlight!

Next up is Bloo Jean Bliss, a textured denim-blue crelly with matte neon glitters in various shapes and sizes. Photos show three thin coats without topcoat.

Of the polishes I reviewed, this was the only one that didn't immediately grab me. I do love the base color, and it applied with a nice variety of glitters very evenly. However, I'm simply not much of a fan of textured polish in general. If you're a textured polish lover, though, this definitely fits the bill, and is super unique!

Once I applied two generous coats of Seche Vite to Bloo Jean Bliss, I loved it! 

There's such a great mix of glitters in this polish!

Next swatch is of Pastel Party Girl, a teal, pink, and purple glitter bomb in a soft lavender crelly base. These photos show three thin coats plus top coat.

I LOVE this glitter mix, and the base color is so pretty! I easily picked up a nice mix of glitters with each stroke, and the semi-sheer base build to opacity very nicely.

Just look at the squishiness!

Last but certainly not least is Earth to Venus, a gorgeous, bubblegum pink crelly with scattered holo. These photos show two thin coats with topcoat.

I love how bright this pink is, and the holo is stunning without taking away from the delicate base color. As with the others I tried, formula was smooth and perfect. I was impressed that such a light color didn't require more coats to reach opacity.

The holo in this polish was a little camera shy, but you can really see it in this macro shot, taken in direct sunlight.

My favorites of these five were definitely Earth to Venus and Suburban Blackout, though they were all lovely and unique. More importantly, they all had a flawless formula. You really can't go wrong with any of them!

All of these polishes, along with many others, are currently available on the Dainty Digits Polish Storenvy site. Also, be sure to follow Dainty Digits on Instagram for updates on new releases and promotions.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks so much for this awesome review! Making unique polish is my passion & I'm happy to share it with others!