If you aren't using Essie's Matte About You top coat by now, you are crazy. This is my favorite beauty purchase in 2012 BY FAR. You paint it over any other fingernail polish and it turns the gloss into a matte finish. Perfection.
This sultry navy polish goes on like any other, then surprises with a muted, velvety dry-down. Just remember to skip the top coat. On nails: OPI Matte Nail Lacquer in Russian Navy, $8.50. Read more: New Nail Polish Trends - Minxing and Matte Nail Polish - Marie Claire