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Is Matte Nail Polish A Top Coat?

Written by Tara

Top that: Since it is not recommended that you use both a basecoat and a topcoat for matte polishes—two typically surefire ways to make regular polish stay longer—why not turn your regular polish matte instead? A matte topcoat is the perfect solution.

A matte top coat is a clear protective nail polish that is applied over the base coat and primary coats of color and gives the nail a matte finish. Nail polish top coasts can help make a manicure last longer.

Generally How do you keep matte nail polish from chipping? As an added precaution, use nail polish remover before painting your nails matte. Here’s a tip: Since most chipping starts at the tip of the nail, follow this easy step: simply paint a vertical swipe of polish at the end of your nail to keep chips at bay.

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Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

Can you put top coat on matte press on nails?

Once you have applied your falsies, I recommend that you use a top coat to give them that polished look. But do not try this on matte nails.

What is the purpose of matte top coat?

A matte top coat gives nails a stark finish great for complementing a matte lipstick or a metallic nail color. Pearl top coat softens any color while sealing it in a layer of pearlessence that resembles the inside of a seashell.

Do you cure matte top coat?

Nail Lamp Required: The dip powder top coat requires to be cured under the nail lamp for 90-120s, Cure times may vary based on the different nail lamp. With gel nail polish, please always apply thin layer each time. Too much coat or gel on the skin might cause burning feeling when cure under nail lamp.

How long does matte nails last?

This CND top coat will give you the perfect matte finish without sacrificing your favorite gels. One thin coat should last you up to three weeks, so this bottle should last you through many matte manicures (say that five times fast).

Does matte nail polish last longer than shiny?

As we all know, glossy nails typically last longer than matte nails.

How many coats of matte top coat should I use?

Matte polishes dry almost immediately, so they don’t have time to settle into a smooth finish like typical creme formulas. Apply one coat, then wait for it to dry completely before you add more layers to get a smooth, opaque look.

How long does it take for matte nail polish to dry?

Applying a Matte Top Coat: Furthermore, it takes a long time to dry – I’d say it takes 20 minutes until you’re OK to drive or read, but a full hour or two until your nails are completely hard.

How do you apply matt top coat?

The most classic way to use OPI’s Matte Top Coat is with a full coverage coat on your chosen color. You’ll get a shine-free, edgy finish, from base to tip. Pro tips: Make sure to shake your top coat very well (we recommend a full 60 seconds) and apply in thin even coats. Put a spin on your usual French Mani!

Why does my nail polish dry matte?

It is possible they are drying out, try adding just a bit of nail polish remover and shake well. Or put your nail polish in the fridge for 10 minutes. I have found that a lot of their colors turn out matte, and they don’t even tell us! I personally am not a huge fan of matte, so I always have to put a top coat on.

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I am Tara, and I am addicted to nail polishes and other beauty related things!:) Join me on my ride to paradise!