Matte Black Mustang

Prepping a Matte Car for The SEMA Show

In this day in age matte paint isn't a secret. Chances are you've heard of it, or better yet seen it.  But getting a matte car ready for a show like SEMA? That's merely just knowing the steps and being prepared. You can do it yourself in just a few steps. Step 1: Before the Show  Before your car gets to SEMA, make sure that your car is clean, Read More


Matte Silver CTS-V Special Edition

The current iteration of the Cadillac CTS is getting a bit long in the tooth, and they're planning on unveiling the new redesign at the New York Auto Show next month. Which means it's the perfect time to reveal the new matte silver CTS-V coupe they're coming out with. They’re calling it the “Silver Frost Edition”, and it will be available next 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

MAtte Grey Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series Close Up

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 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

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

Matte White Ferrari

Matte Paint Care Myths: DEBUNKED!

There's nothing in this world quite like allowing fact to bust the cap off mere theories. Believe me, in the detailing community, all sorts of nonsense churning out on the interwebs. Troll some detailing forums, you're guaranteed to see them - a whole muck of unadvised claims without much evidence to back it up. Still don't believe me? Well believe Read More

Kobe Bryants Car

The Supercars of NBA Superstars

Why yes, the matte car craze has grabbed the attention of just about everyone. Including 3 of the greatest players to ever play the game of basketball - Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and LeBron James. As you'd imagine, each of these hoopsters has enough money to essentially own their own car company. Their salaries? A combined $126.7 millllllllion Read More

ICON Mercedes G55 AMG

The Other, Other Benz

As you know, we're pretty big fans of ICON and everything that they do. Today the interweb caught wind of their latest creation... a Mercedes G55 AMG. Needless to say, they've done it again; though this their first major dabble into European super-sport utility vehicles. This matte silver monster is sure to catch your eye. If you're lucky enough to Read More

Overspray on Matte Paint

Removing Waterspots and Overspray from Matte Paint

Try as you may, you can't keep your matte car looking pristine every hour of the day. Eventually it's probably going to get something on its finish that requires a little more cleaning power than a typical matte car wash. Fear not. Thanks to Matte Paint Cleanser there's no need to be abrasive, no need to polish (which would ruin your matte paint), Read More