2016 Hyundai Veloster Rally Edition In The Winter

How To Winterize a Matte Car

If you want to make sure your matte-finished vehicle is protected from all the snow, sleet and salt on the roads this winter, you need to know how to winterize a matte car. Thankfully, it's a lot easier than it sounds. Whether you've got a brand new Challenger with a matte hood or a Benz with Magno paint, winterizing is simple as Read More

Jim Lafeber At Ales And Details

Recapping Ales & Details

Last Friday, Dr. Beasley's and Simon's Shine Shop (in partnership with Midwest Performance Cars and Haymarket Brewery) hosted their first ever "Ales & Details" workshop. What's Ales & Details? It's detailing and craft beers, together at last! If you need more explanation beyond that, read our preview from last week. And if Read More

Masking tape for cars

How To Mask A Car When Detailing

Half of what makes a skilled detailer is being prepared for the task at hand, and part of that preparation means knowing how to mask a car with tape.  Skip this step and you could end up wasting your time, or worse, damaging the vehicle. So in this blog, we'll go over why you should tape off sensitive Read More

Water beading on a ceramic coating

Why You Need To Maintain Ceramic Coatings

Ceramic coatings are the greatest thing to happen to car care since the dawn of carnauba wax - they last for years, give you great gloss, protect against micro-marring, and repel liquids for easy cleaning. The problem is, many people have it in their heads that a ceramic coating is something you can just apply and forget about, and that's not Read More

Detailing Safety Tips From Dr. Beasley’s

Safety tips? What is this, high school chemistry? Wrong. It's Detailing 101! While detailing may not seem like an inherently dangerous activity, it does present a set of safety concerns that should be addressed by newcomers and veterans alike. In our detailing safety tips, we'll take a look at what protection you should have, what you should know 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

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FAQs on Some of Dr. Beasley’s Best Sellers

  Matte Paint Prescription What's in the kit? The kit includes Matte Body Wash, Matte Paint Cleanser, Matte Final Finish, Matte Paint Coating, and optional accessories. Why should I use Dr. Beasley's matte products when there are other cheaper alternatives? Audi, Chrysler, and Hyundai all tested our matte products Read More