There are several of finishes available, the most common is lamination.
There are two types of lamination:
The matte lamination
The glossy lamination
Laminations are thin coated layers added to the card after printing. Lamination adds an additional effect to your card.
Matte lamination gives the card a smooth feel and makes it more solid.
Glossy lamination adds a glossy layer to your cards and also makes the card more solid.
You may also choose from a range of special papers called "creative papers." During the printing process the cards are printed directly on these special papers. The styling effects are already incorporated into the paper.
Creative papers make your cards stand out, while still looking professional. All in all, creative papers give your cards credibility and elegance.