Matte Paint, Matte Paint Protection, Matte Sealant

Are YOU Doing it Wrong? Proper Matte Paint Protection

Here at Behind the Detail, we like to help people with their matte paint questions. There are some things you DEFINITELY should do, and some things that aren't a good idea.  When it comes to things you definitely should do, protecting it is number 1. Protection is an easy thing to do when all it takes is applying a product to the surface once a 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

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

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG Black Series

Why Matte Looks Flat

You've heard about matte paint care, and by now you know that this whole "matte" thing is getting pretty big... but what you might not know is why matte paint looks the way it does. What eliminates the shine and reflection? What is this optical illusion that mystifies passer-bys every time your matte car sits in traffic? Let's take a look... Read More

Matte Mercedes C63 AMG Emblem

How to Detail a Matte Car

You've seen how to protect a matte car, but it's about time you learned how to treat the entire exterior, right? Well here it is... How to detail a matte car. Let us know what you think! Read More

Matte Paint Sealant on Mercedes C63 AMG

How To Protect Your Matte Car with Matte Paint Sealant

Really there's not much to say other than watch this video... It takes you, step-by-step, through protecting matte paint using our one and only Matte Paint Sealant. Check it out! Read More

Matte Black Saab Being Cleaned

Matte Paint Care Guide

The Products Behind Preserving Matte Paint Finishes If you own a matte car then you know how confusing it used to be to care for your paintwork without proper products. Until now there has been an absence of quality detailing products for those with unique matte finishes, but that has changed. You've heard you can't wax and you've heard you can't Read More