Top 10 Milk Paint Top Coat – Household Polyurethanes, Shellac & Varnish

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1. General Finishes


General Finishes High Performance Water Based Topcoat, Satin, 1 Quart

General Finishes #ad - Do not apply clear topcoats over bright white paint, as yellowing may occur due to a reaction to the substrate. Interior use only. Dry time between Coats is only 1 to 2 Hours. Light color paints may also experience yellowing due to topcoat application, but it will less noticeable. The hardest, most durable consumer polyurethane top coat on the market today.
BrandGeneral Finishes #ad
ManufacturerGeneral Finishes #ad
Height5 Inches
Length5 Inches
Weight2.35 Pounds
Width5 Inches
Part NumberQTHS

2. General Finishes


Pint, General Finishes Flat Out Flat Topcoat

General Finishes #ad - Light color paints may also experience yellowing due to topcoat application, but it will less noticeable. Water-based, easy to use, warm soapy water cleanup. Vastly improves durability. Do not apply clear topcoats over bright white paint, as yellowing may occur due to a reaction to the substrate. Preserves the look, feel and color of chalk paint and milk paint.
BrandGeneral Finishes #ad
ManufacturerGeneral Finishes #ad
Height3.3 Inches
Length4 Inches
Weight1.18 Pounds
Width3.3 Inches
Part NumberFPT

3. Real Milk Paint


4 oz., Clear, Satin, Wood Countertops, Furniture Paint, Real Milk Paint, Beeswax, Soft Wood Wax Seal for Wood Finishing and Refinishing, Sealer Coat for Cabinets

Real Milk Paint #ad - Provides a lustrous matte finish and protective surface. Buff off any excess wax. Available in a range of colors to give you unlimited ways to create and bring your vision into reality. Easy to use - simply apply the paste wax onto the surface with a brush or rag.

The perfect finishing touch to shabby chic and antique furniture to prevent Milk Paint from fading or flaking. It’s ideal to seal over Milk Paint, chalk paint, or create a patina on wood furniture. Matte finish - use the soft wax as a wood sealer to create a matte sheen, it dries hard and does not turn white in deep crevices. Also great for highlighting grain on wooden furniture.

Natural - made from natural bee’s wax and carnauba wax paste, with no harsh solvent smell. Soft wood wax - a soft wax for furniture refinishing, sealing Real Milk Paint, top-coating other wood paints, and home furniture. The soft wax helps seal and protect wooden surfaces, creating a matte, water-repelling barrier. Protect - wood wax can be used as a water-resistant wood sealer.
BrandReal Milk Paint #ad
ManufacturerReal Milk Paint Co LLC #ad
Height1 Inches
Length3.5 Inches
Weight0.25 Pounds
Width3.5 Inches

4. Rust-Oleum


Rustoleum 287722 30 Oz Matte Clear Chalked Protective Topcoat

Rust-Oleum #ad - Color: Clear. Protective topcoat clear coating applies over Chalked Ultra Matte paints. Prolongs life of any home decor piece. Adds protection and durability while enhancing color. Size: 30 Oz.
BrandRust-Oleum #ad
ManufacturerRust-Oleum #ad
Height5.3 Inches
Length4.5 Inches
Width8.8 Inches
Part NumberRM 287722 02
ModelRM 287722 02

5. Miss Mustard Seed's


Paint for Furniture, Brick, Washable Topcoat, 16 oz, Cabinets, Walls, Wood, Water-Based, and Stone, Low Odor No Sheen/Matte, Low VOCs, Miss Mustard Seed's MilkCoat™

Miss Mustard Seed's #ad - Easy application: Wipe on a thin layer over any painted surface. Matte is not recommended over black paint, Low Sheen/Satin, instead, try MilkWax or MilkOil. High quality: water-based low odor and low VOCs in a single coat application. Variety of sheens: no sheen/matte, and high sheen/Gloss. Indoor use: multiple indoor uses such as furniture, walls, tabletops, and cabinetry. Washable finish: this is a durable water-resistant and washable finish great for kitchens and baths.
BrandMiss Mustard Seed's #ad
ManufacturerMiss Mustard Seed's #ad
Height3.62 Inches
Length3.5 Inches
Weight0.94 Pounds
Width3.5 Inches
Part NumberMMS100-16

6. Rust-Oleum


1 qt Rust-Oleum Brands 287722 Clear Chalked Ultra Matte Paint

Rust-Oleum #ad - Ft. One-coat coverage allows projects to be completed easily. Dries to the touch in just 30 minutes and covers up to 150 sq. Low-odor/voc formula allows for easy clean up with soap and water. Excellent adhesion and easy application with minimal prep. Use on a variety of interior surfaces like wood, ceramic, metal, canvas and easily distress to create a vintage look. Protective topcoat that dries to an ultra-matte velvety, smooth finish.
BrandRust-Oleum #ad
ManufacturerTV Non-Branded Items (Home Improvement) #ad
Height4.9 Inches
Length4.3 Inches
Weight1.88 Pounds
Width4.3 Inches
Part Number287722

7. Jolie


Protective topcoat for Jolie Paint, Jolie Finishing Wax, Clear, 120 ml, cabinets, walls, Odor-Free, Non-Hazardous, Use on interior furniture, home decor and accessories

Jolie #ad - To purchase jolie paint for your project, search ASIN B09JHM8NT4 in Amazon search bar. For best results, always apply Clear Finishing Wax to your piece before applying colored Finishing Waxes.

Creates a durable matte flat finish or it can be buffed to add a subtle sheen. Soft consistency and easy to apply: highlight texture and moldings and create custom finishes. Apply to painted surface or directly on raw wood with a Jolie Wax Brush. Premium chalk finish paint wax - Odorless, non-hazardous, and water-resistant sealing wax; available in a variety of colors. Jolie paint works beautifully with the Jolie Finishing Waxes.
BrandJolie #ad
ManufacturerJolie #ad

8. Minwax


Minwax 233334444 Polycrylic Protective Wood Finish, Clear Satin, ½ Pint

Minwax #ad - Satin. Satin sheen – give your wood projects a sleek finish with this satin clear varnish. 1/2 pint. Protect wood surfaces – minwax polycrylic protective finish protects and adds beauty to your interior wood projects, doors and cabinets. Ultra fast drying – get more done with this protective poly coating.

It’s a fast-drying clear coat, which allows for quick recoats after 2 hours, letting you get projects done faster. Low odor, non-yellowing. Easy clean up – this water-based wood finish allows for easy soap and water clean-up, so you don’t have to stress about spills and big messes. Be sure to apply with a high-quality synthetic bristle brush. The clear top coat protects against scratches, furniture, spills, including woodwork, dirt and more.

It not only protects the natural beauty of the wood, classic sheen for a modern and subtle look. Crystal clear finish that lasts – the crystal clear finished offered in this protective coating is ideal for use over all Minwax Oil-Based and Water-Based Stains and colors, as well as all wood species including light woods like maple, ash and birch. It’s non-yellowing, but offers an attractive, non-ambering and low odor. Fast drying. Water clean-up.
BrandMinwax #ad
ManufacturerMinwax #ad
Height2.87 inches
Length2.87 inches
Weight0.68 Pounds
Width3 inches
Part Number233334444

9. Country Chic Paint


Pint 16 oz, Clear Coat, Indoor/Outdoor, Eco-Friendly Clear Satin Sheen Top Coat for Chalk Style Furniture Paint, Very Durable, Non Yellowing, Waterproof Sealant for High Traffic Furniture

Country Chic Paint #ad - Seals in your painted furniture to keep it looking beautiful for years to come. Non yellowing: unlike other top coats, Clear Coat doesn’t contain any ingredients that can yellow, so you won’t see any discoloration.

Indoor & outdoor: suitable for both indoor and outdoor projects so you can seal all of your painted furniture from dressers to patio furniture. Eco-friendly: clear coat is ultra low VOC so you don’t have to worry about harsh smells or chemical content. Satin sheen: the beautiful satin finish will make your painted furniture look professionally finished, modern, and makes it a breeze to clean and wipe down. Excellent durability: adds extremely durable protection for high-traffic projects such as kitchen cabinets.
BrandCountry Chic Paint #ad
ManufacturerCountry Chic Paint #ad
Height3.39 Inches
Length3.58 Inches
Width3.58 Inches
Part Number744271945188

10. Real Milk Paint


Countertops, Food Grade, Butcher Blocks, Cutting Boards, Hemp Oil for Wood Finishing, Real Milk Paint, 16 oz, Wood Utensils

Real Milk Paint #ad - Natural - all natural voc’s and solvent-free drying oil finish. Matte - our hemp seed oil is squeezed from industrial hemp plants with a light nutty aroma. Multiple uses - use the wood oil for reviving old wood finishes, over milk paint, wooden utensils, cutting boards, unfinished wood furniture, butcher blocks, finishing countertops, and chalk paint.

This naturally thin viscosity oil will penetrate well on porous surfaces. Food grade - safe for food contact. A great penetrating oil for use on wooden kitchen items such as chopping boards and wooden utensils. Water-resistant - our hemp oil provides a water-resistant wood finish. The hemp oil wood conditioner provides a non-glossy matte finish. It takes 7 to 10 days to partially cure and 15 to 30 days to fully cure.
BrandReal Milk Paint #ad
ManufacturerReal Milk Paint Co LLC #ad
Part NumberSG_B00V92IWSA_US