Matte Mercedes C63 AMG

Clear Bra On Matte?

Earlier today we had a blog comment asking about clear bra on matte paint. The big question - will a traditional glossy clear bra appear reflective? The short answer is yes, but take a look for yourself... As you can see, the area covered in clear bra is reflective - notice the reflection of the window that you wouldn't normally see in matte Read More

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An Update On BMW Frozen Paint Care

A few months ago we did a response to BMW's first matte paint care video for their signature "Frozen" paint jobs. If you recall, we liked the video, but they did get a few things wrong regarding matte paint care. Most importantly they made matte paint seem tough to care for and extremely fragile, which, as we have expressed countless times, is not Read More

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series

How To Care For A Matte Car In Winter

No matter the finish, caring for a car in winter requires a solid understanding of car care. Winter typically means snow, sleet, salt and, of course, a dirtier car, so naturally there's some concern for matte car owners. How does the finish hold up? Will it be ruined? The list goes on, but I'm here to show you that caring for a matte car in winter Read More

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Can You Clay Matte Paint?

For those of you who don't already know, matte paint is very similar to "normal" glossy paint except for the glaring fact that it doesn't shine. Caring for matte paint is similar as well, but in many ways matte paint is a lot easier to maintain than a glossy car. Along those same lines, a question on the blog came up today about claying to remove Read More

Matte Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Hyundai Picks Dr. Beasley’s For Matte Paint Care

We're pleased to announce that every individual who purchases the (factory matte gray) 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo has a little something special to look forward to other than receiving their brand spanking new car... the entire Dr. Beasley's Matte Paint Prescription (a $200 value). After a series of tests and comparisons, Dr. Beasley's came out on Read More

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Matte Paint Care Made Easy

Most of the internet is afraid of matte paint - and for no reason. You may have heard us debunk some typical matte myths, but there's one that we continue to see day in and day out: that matte paint is tough to care for. The most recent intrigue was sparked by the announcement of the 2013 Hyundai Veloster Turbo (available in a Hyundai first matte Read More

Matte Paint Prescription

Matte Paint Care Instructions

The electronic matte paint care instruction manual for the Matte Paint Prescription: For more information regarding matte paint care, visit our Matte FAQs. Tell your friends... it's not as hard as you think! Read More

Matte Black Range Rover

Matte Car Care Product Tutorials [VIDEOS]

Check out these quick tutorials of the matte car care products in our Matte Paint Prescription: Matte Body Wash Read More

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New Matte Painted BMW M3 & M5

BMW's "Frozen" paint was one of the first factory matte options available to the general public. Now it looks like they're expanding their options. As reported by Autoblog, BMW has announced that three new colors (red, white and blue) will be released in limited quantities to the UK. How limited? 30 each. Making this initial release of matte Ms one Read More

Matte Waxed

Why You Can’t Wax Matte Paint Finishes

Wax and matte paint are mortal enemies for one reason: wax gradually begins to reverse the 'flat' effect. Waxes are most commonly known as protection products that yield a shine, mostly because they're made of carnauba and filling ingredients. In basic speak, traditional waxes fill imperfections to create an even surface. Problem is, matte paint is Read More