paint protection film

Why You Should Coat Your Paint Protection Film

If you know anything about caring for your car's paint, you know that no matter what you do, driving your car around is going to inevitably result in some minuscule rock getting kicked up and scratching your paint. What can you do? Coatings are a worthy option, but some want a little more peace of mind. So, they spring for Read More

Carbon fiber

Wet vs. Dry Carbon Fiber, Revisited

Just a little over three and half years ago we ran a blog post on the differences between dry and wet carbon fiber. Thanks to one intrepid commenter, however, we discovered that while we got most things right, there were some aspects of the analysis that weren't entirely accurate. Let's take another look!  If you're a car fanatic, Read More

Flashing: How To Look For It When Coating Your Car

If you're planning to use our Nano-Resin Kit or another ceramic coating on your car, you've likely encountered the word "flashing". While the directions may explain what "flashing" is and what to look for, it can still be difficult to know exactly when flashing has occurred. In this blog post, we will take a look at what Read More

Revisiting “Why Chamois Are A Sham”

In 2012 we published a blog post entitled "Why Chamois Are A Sham". In this blog we advised against using chamois, instead recommending microfiber towels. The reasons provided focused generally on chamois' lack of knap and its difficulty to maintain. Since then, we've had a good number of responses in the comments taking issue with our Read More

Looks pretty nice... for now!

Combating The Salt Assault: What You Need To Know

Road salt has long been the bane of car owners in areas with snowy winters. No matter what you do, it has a way of covering your entire vehicle, making your pride and joy look like utter trash. Why do we even use the stuff? Simple chemistry. Salt lowers the melting point of water, allowing snow to dissipate with ease after a massive Read More

BMW with PlasmaCoat, carnauba wax outdated

Why Carnauba Wax is Outdated & Coatings Are King

  “Wax on, wax off,” instructs Mr. Miyagi to his young protege.  At the time The Karate Kid was filmed (1984), carnauba wax was king. But the times, they are a-changing. Nowadays, coatings are king of the block. Today, we examine the rise and fall of carnauba wax and discuss why coatings are now the best choice for protecting your Read More

Detailing Your Car's Matte and Glossy Images With Dr. Beasley's Blog

Detailing Your Car’s Matte & Glossy Finishes

First of all, detailing your car's matte and glossy finishes is not as complicated as you think. For starters, you’ve got a brand new Dodge Challenger, and you can’t wait to show off the eye-catching matte hood and shiny gloss side panels. But because your car has both matte and glossy panels, you're in a bit of a dilemma. How do you clean and Read More

how to remove car wax

How To Remove Car Wax

Why Wax Your Car? Carnauba wax has long been a part of many detailers' product arsenals. It's a great way to get your paint glossy and beautiful before you show off your car. It's hydrophobic and can really make your paint POP. At Dr. Beasley's, we're definitely prone to recommending a coating instead of a wax. Why is that, you might ask? While Read More

E55 AMG

2004 E55 AMG So Fresh & So Clean

We've blogged about SoCal Tires before, and here we are again. CEO and owner Adam knows how to protect his vehicle, and he's also an amazing photographer. Adam's 2004 Mercedes Benz E55 AMG might not be a brand new vehicle, but it sure looks like one. The E55 AMG is protected with Dr. Beasley's Nano-Resin, so that means general maintenance is Read More

Ford Raptor SVT Interior & Exterior Detail

To an untrained eye, this Ford Raptor SVT seemed clean enough. It was not caked in dirt, there were no giant scratches in the paint, and the interior was decently clean. To a detailer however, this Raptor SVT looked like it needed love.  Pros Only Renê Abreu of Brazil is an experienced detailer and he knew Read More