The higher the sheen, the higher the shine. The higher the shine, the more durable. Choose the right sheen level for you with our handy guide. 

Dulux wash and wear semi gloss

Semi Gloss Finish

The mid-level sheen of Semi Gloss is a finish that works well on walls or on doors and skirting boards. 

Dulux wash and wear gloss

Gloss Finish

Gloss paint has a high reflective finish and is durable and easy to clean. 

Dulux wash and wear matt

Matt Finish

Matt paint with its low light reflection provides a sophisticated finish that helps to hide surface imperfections. 

Dulux wash and wear low sheen

Low Sheen Finish

Low sheen paint forms a velvety finish that is hard wearing and easy to keep clean. 



The uniformity of sheen levels is important. To achieve an even finish, prime and seal your surface first.