The Matte Topcoats That Protect Our Manis, Minus the Shine

The Matte Topcoats That Protect Our Manis, Minus the Shine

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Let's be honest-in the world of DIY manicures, our favorite polishes receive the majority of love while the still very essential topcoats kind of fall by the wayside. (Not entirely fair considering they keep our application shiny, healthy, and chip-free, right?) And while most of the time we desire a jubilantlyВ jelly-like (i.e., shiny) finish sometimes, especially come the moodier months of fall, we crave something a little less predictable. Enter: matte nails.

Of course, the nail polish industry has gifted us with bottle after bottle of various formulas when it comes to our desired finish, and matte is no exception. However, sometimes we want our favorite shiny shade (that may not come in matte) to look chicly flat in lieu of its usual shimmer. This, my friends, is where a high-quality, handy matte topcoat can come into play.

Ahead,В find 10 of the best matte topcoats that will not only protect your mani from chips and other inevitable wear and tear but offer the coolest, chicest, perfectly matte finish to complement your favorite polish shade this season. Keep scrolling! Regardless of your budget, your ultimate play-hard formula awaits.

China Glaze Matte Magic Top Coat $8Shop

Quickly transforming from shiny to matte, this magical find from China Glaze comes in at a budget-friendly price while simultaneouslyВ delivering chip-free handiwork.

JinSoon Matte Maker Matte Top Coat $18Shop

Boasting high-performance wear that instantly transforms your favorite nail polishes into a chic matte finish, this five-free formula consistentlyВ sells out wherever we look. In other words, grab pinch a bottle while you can!

Essie Matte About You Matte Top Coat $9Shop

Another one of the best matte topcoats on the market that consistently sells out, this long-wear pick is a fan favorite. We personally love it thanks to the perfectly sized brush, which ensures a smooth, goof-proof application.

Sally Hansen Big Matte Top Coat $6Shop

Sally Hansen has held a near and dear place in our hears ever since the fifth grade, and to be honest, we don't see that changing any time soon. Thus, we rely on the satisfyingly fat brush on this all-time favorite matte topcoat to deliver an unparalleled paint job each and every time.

Pacifica 7 Free Base & Top Coat $9Shop

From its long-lasting seven-free formula to its 100% vegan brush, this cruelty-free formula from Pacifica is one of the best we've come across to deliver a streak-free matte application atop our tips.

Ella + Mila Matte-ly In Love $11Shop

Even though Ella + Mila might not be the most well known of polish brands in the industry, that doesn'tВ mean its formulas are anythingВ short of obsessively delightful, and this top-performing matte topcoat is a standout.

Orly Matte Top Satin Finish Topcoat $9Shop

As one of the best matte topcoats we've come across, Orly's expert formula transitions even the shiniest lacquer job to a smooth, chic wash of matte-lickety-split.

Smith & Cult Flatte Top Coat $18Shop

Yes, this crГЁme de la crГЁme matte topcoat might be a little bit of a splurge, but trust when we say it's 100% worth the initial investment. A little goes a long way, and the matte finish is what velvet matte dreams are made of. Plus, Smith & Cult's show stopping packaging simply can't be beat.

LeChat Dare to Wear Matte Top Coat $7Shop

At an easy-on-the-wallet $7, this is one of Team Byrdie's favorite matte topcoats not only because it promises one of the best, long-lasting finishes but also because it simultaneouslyВ protects on precious manicures with an ultra-strong immune system-warding off chips, stains, cracks, and all other polish woes you've ever groaned over.

OPI Matte Top Coat $11Shop

No polish roundup could ever be complete without one of our favorite standby brands, OPI. This is one of the most popular matte topcoats we've encountered, and all the love is well deserved. It manages to look silky smooth, elegant, and edgy all in one go.

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