Paint your nails with the color of your choosing, applying 1-2 coats to achieve the desired color. Optional: Apply a base coat beforehand.
apply color polish
Once the color coat of polish has completely dried, apply one coat of matte nail polish. I use Triple O Polish's best-selling Matte Top Coat.
apply matte polish
Add a French-mani, v-shape, or other styled tip design with the color polish on top of the matte polish to create a small glossy contrast to the matte polish. Optional: Add a glossy top coat to the glossy nail polish design.
apply color again