Applying an overall protective coating of acrylic or polyurethane varnish serves two functions. The most obvious is to enable the models to be handled without excessively wearing or chipping the paint. The other reason is to give the model an overall consistent appearance generally to remove any unwanted shininess from inks or gloss varnish. This can contains 400 ml of varnish. Citadel Purity Seal has a semi matt or satin finish that is very much like the natural sheen of the paint itself. Not suitable for children under 16 years of age.