Ora eu distingo 4 tipos de vernizes baços - o verdadeiro matte, acetinado ou cetim, fosco ou seda e suede - e nas seguintes fotos podemos compará-los seguindo a minha teoria.
*Some people might have some trouble to distinguish the various mattified nail polishes' finishes and that's why I decided to share my opinion and comparison about the ones I know and I am used to work with.
Ok so I distinguish 4 types of mattified finishes - the real matte, satin, fosco (which is a portuguese word that could be translated as dull) or silk and suede - and we will be able to compare them on the following photos accordingly to my theory.
*On each nail I'm wearing a different nail polish and only two have the same finish.
Peço desculpa pela qualidade desta fotografia mas na primeira foto consegue-se ver bem.Este verniz é um verniz da Claire's que eu considero que tem um acabamento matte. Não tem brilho absolutamente nenhum nem à sombra nem à luz. Parece um acabamento "seco".
*I'm sorry for the quality of this photo but you can actually see this better on the first photo up there.
This is a nail polish by Claire's that I consider having a matte finish. It has absolutely no gloss or shine at all wheter it is in the shades or light. It looks like a "dry" finish.
*This nail polish you already know for sure, it's Scorn by Illamasqua. It has a satin finish and, among the mattified finishes, is the one that transmits more light. You look at this finish and you think of plain satin sheets and it doesn't give the idea of any texture. It's absolutely plain.
This nail polish is Lápis Lazuli by Risqué. I consider this one a fosco (just like Brasil named this finish) - dull - finish because it actually resembles a dull glass, althought I prefer to call this a silk finish because it also looks like the fabric itself and it does feel like it too! This is the only nail polish I can feel the finish when I touch it.
*This nail polish has a suede finish, the brand being Easy Paris. I don't need to explain a lot about this finish. It's something between the matte and satin when talking about the mattified formula but it is a suede because it contains very small shinning particules - shimmer - and that's what sets them apart from the other mattified finishes. If these colours weren't mattified they would probably be shimmer, foil or metallic finishes.
*This nail polish is Yes Love #551 and it has also a satin finish. Plain with some light.
*This is my opinion about the mattified finishes :)