Colorful matte gel

No Wipe Gel Matte Topcoat

Experience the allure of a luxurious matte finish-the yang to the yin of high gloss. This no wipe gel matte topcoat transforms any GelColor shade into a long-lasting velvety finish. UV and LED cured.

Gel medium is a clear base used to make acrylic paint colours more transparent, change their sheen or alter their viscosity (thick or soft). It is also used by artists as an adhesive for collage.


When a product has the word Gel in it on the label, it is a thicker or more viscous product. These are usually used to add texture or body into acrylic paints and can be translucent, opaque or somewhere in between. Products in this category include Soft, Regular, Heavy and Extra Heavy Gels, Clear Colorful matte gel Leveling and Clear Tar Gels, OPEN Gels and aggregate gels like Glass Bead, Pumice and Crystal Gels.

There are a number of different sheens that gel mediums can come in, and they are usually matte, gloss or satin. This refers to the sheen that the final artwork will have when it is cured. Gloss Gel Mediums will increase transparency and add a shine to the finished work, while matte varieties have matting agents added so that they don’t have a sheen.

Artists use gel mediums as a sort of glue, brushing it on paper or an acrylic painting and adhering collage materials or ephemera to it with the intention of adding some depth to their work. They can also be used to highlight particular aspects of a painting, such as the break in an ocean wave, or for decoupage and image transfers. When used as an adhesive, however, it is important to choose the right gel medium for the job. The right one will be able to stand up to the rigours of being brushed and handled, and it will allow the adhesive to dry without leaving any residue.


Gel medium is similar to acrylic paint but without the pigment added to give it colour. It comes in a variety of viscosities (fluid, soft or thick) and sheens (matte or gloss). It can be mixed with acrylic paint to make them more transparent, to adjust their sheen or change the consistency and it can also be used as a collage adhesive. It is commonly referred to as Mod Podge by crafters.

Transform any gel color to a matte finish with this No Wipe Gel Matte Top Coat. It applies smoothly, doesn’t require wiping and cures beautifully under UV or LED light for a long-lasting, durable matte finish.

Golden’s texture gels are designed to offer a wide array of textural and impasto effects in addition to creating glazes and extending paints. They range in consistency from pourable to moldable and provide varying degrees of sheen and transparency, and some incorporate pumice, glass or acrylic granules to impart unique reflective, rough or absorbent surface qualities. Used alone or mixed in with acrylic colors and mediums, they provide a wide variety of application techniques and dry to form continuous films with excellent flexibility and chemical, water and UV resistance.

The heaviest of Golden’s gels, this is thicker than Heavy Body Acrylic colors and is perfect for a variety of texture applications, including holding peaks, textures and tool marks, as well as being a good dimensional adhesive for collage and mixed media. It wholesale bulk shaping gel also works well with stencils due to its smooth and buttery consistency and dries clear.


Transform any gel color into a long-lasting matte effect. Apply a thin layer of No Wipe Gel Matte Topcoat over your favorite gel polish or gel design, and cure it under a UV or LED lamp according to the manufacturer’s curing instructions. It’s easy to work with, because of its smooth consistency and it works seamlessly with all gel polishes, hard gels, acrylics and designs. This top coat is non-cleansing, soak off, flexible and resistant to cracking.


Transform any gel color or design into a long lasting, flexible matte finish. This non-cleansing soak off, top gel is formulated to provide a long lasting, matte effect that can be used over hard and soft gels as well as acrylic. It also seals and protects designs and can be cured for up to 21 days in UV or LED. Wipe nails with Presto Nail Cleanser after curing to remove oil and residue. Made in USA.