Review of BK Super Matte Surface Oil Top Coat

Ever feel like there are some days where you just don’t want to shine? This matte top coat made by BK will help keep your nail polish looking perfectly finished and chic.

The product is labeled as a “surface oil,” which I think is a bad translation from Chinese for top coat. Indeed, the contents look and smell like a clear lacquer rather than an oil based product.


BK Super Matte Surface Oil doesn’t come inside any fancy packaging, although the bottle looks nice. It arrives in a plastic bag, and what I presume are the ingredients are listed on the back of the bottle in Chinese.

The brush is a medium width and easy to control. The top coat itself has an almost frosted look to it and has a good viscosity that is a little on the thin side, making it easy to apply.


15 mL are contained in the bottle which is a lot! This is the same size as bottles from OPI, so you can expect to get a lot of use out of this product. Do shake the bottle well prior to using it to ensure that the formula is evenly mixed.

As for how it performs, you can see the results below!


Top photo: No top coat applied. Bottom photo: One coat of BK Super Matte Surface Oil applied.

This top coat provides a velvety matte finish that smooths over imperfections well to create an even surface. I liked the relatively short drying time for the formula and thought it did a very good job of doing what it’s supposed to do.


This fleur de lis manicure was made more elegant looking by its matte finish.

I would suggest that when using this, apply a generous bead to your nail and smooth it over the surface with a gentle touch so that the brush doesn’t cause any streaking with the polish underneath it. This is not a huge concern for those using the top coat over a basic single color manicure, but the brush combined with the top coat formula can mess up delicate nail art if one is not careful.

The general public will love how sophisticated matte nails look, and nail bloggers will love how much easier it is to take photos of their nail art because it cuts down on the amount of reflections you can see on the surface of your nails. If you try it, you won’t be disappointed!

Diamond rating: ♦♦♦♦♦ (5/5)

If you are interested in purchasing this matte top coat SKU: 66330 (retail price is $4.99 USD), the link for the item is shown below.  Using code CHRISS will get you 10% off your order, and Beauty Big Bang offers free worldwide shipping. Happy polishing!

10% off coupon code: CHRISS

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