NYC Matte Me Crazy Mattifying Top Coat Review

by Sub Editor Akanksha on March 6, 2014

in A- Grade, Nail Products, Nailpaint, Reviews

NYC MATTE ME CRAZY MATTIFYING TOP COAT (1) NYC Matte Me Crazy Mattifying Top Coat Review

All those who love matte nail paints raise your hands. See, almost everybody loves them but unfortunately in India they are really rare and I certainly wont pay 500 bucks for a single nailpaint. So when one of my friends was in US I asked him to get a mattifying top coat for me. Even though I am terrible at painting my nails I absolutely love nailpaints.

NYC Matte me crazy is an awesome top coat, you just need to paint your nails with any normal nailpaint then apply the top coat after the nail paint gets dried up and Taddaa you are done! It looks just like other nail paint bottles and has an average nail paint brush but I love the way it just glides smoothly on the nails. The texture is also thick and not very runny so even a fussy person like me also doesn’t have any problem in applying it evenly. The best part which I like about it is that it dries up in seconds and nailpaint turns totally matte so it live up to its claims. But one drawback which I noticed was that nailpaint stays matte for almost 4 days and then it starts getting glossy.



  • The texture is thick and not very runny.
  • Brush spreads the product evenly.
  • Dries up after application instantly.
  • Turns the nailpaint totally matte.
  • Doesn’t chip.


  • The matte effect stays for just 4 days.
  • Availability might be an issue.

Rating: A-

Price: $1.99

FINAL RECOMMENDATION: If you can lay your hands on this awesome product then definitely get it. It’s a must have for all the girls.

Guest Review By Aanchal

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{ 24 comments… read them below or add one }

xuvious March 6, 2014 at 11:48 am

So hard to find one here, I ended up buying the Bourjois one. This is so cheap!!


Aanchal March 7, 2014 at 10:50 pm

Yes, it doesnt burn a whole in the pocket :P


laks March 6, 2014 at 12:01 pm

Perfect matte finish on your nails. Nice review :)


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 9:51 pm

Thanks a lot :)


Shivi@COSMOCHICS March 6, 2014 at 12:20 pm

Nice matte finish it gave!


Ramya ursgorgeously March 6, 2014 at 12:42 pm

Wowwiee…I love the first click….perfect! And, the matte finish is something I really love..thanks for the review Aanchal..


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 9:54 pm

Im glad that you loved that picture :)


Preeti Kaur March 6, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Sounds nice :)

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Kayennat March 6, 2014 at 2:25 pm

Oooo thanks. I didn’t know NYC did a matte topcoat! I do like my nails to be super glossy but some colours definitely look better matte. And I WISHED nail polish lasted 4 days on me lol.


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 10:05 pm

Pastel colours look really pretty in matte!! Try a top coat with your nailpaint, it will definately last longer ;)


Meghana March 6, 2014 at 4:05 pm

I had one clear top coat…. got to buy a new one now. Your posts reminds me of that :)


Embellished March 6, 2014 at 4:46 pm

Faces do a matte top coat. That’s the only one I’ve seen in India :(


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 10:06 pm

Ohhh I will definitely give it a try when this one is over.


Supria March 6, 2014 at 4:46 pm

I prefer shiny nails, I have been wanting to try the Seche Vite top coat for ages :)


Swati March 6, 2014 at 7:01 pm

I know.. spending a lot on one matte polish just does not make sense.. I have been wating a matte top coat for such a long time too.. Companies should launch something like this in India too.. !


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 10:09 pm

Even I hope so :P


Gowthami March 6, 2014 at 9:22 pm

Perfect matte top coat! Looks too good! :)


Aanchal March 6, 2014 at 10:09 pm

Thanks a lot :)


rinnee March 6, 2014 at 9:24 pm

why are good things not available in india!!


Manasi March 6, 2014 at 10:29 pm

Sounds Nice :)


Mayuri March 6, 2014 at 11:21 pm

sounds good.. loved your nails.. <3


Aanchal March 7, 2014 at 10:51 pm

Thanks mayuri :)


Rashmi March 7, 2014 at 12:29 am

Wow…this looks great…worth giving a try for sure…:-)


Aanchal March 7, 2014 at 10:54 pm

Yes do give it a try :)


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