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

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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

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Hand Polishing vs. Machine Polishing

Let's talk about polishing. Sometimes hand polishing is appropriate, sometimes a machine buffer is needed, and other times there should be no polishing done at all. We wanted to break down what polishing methods were appropriate for which scenarios in the simplest way possible. Hand polishing: Small areas Door handles that are riddled Read More

matte black paint

Scratched Matte Paint

We've blogged about this topic on more than one occasion, but we still receive tons of comments and questions from our customers about scratched matte paint. Matte 101 There are some basic matte paint rules to know. Matte paint cannot be clayed, polished, or waxed. Ordinarily, these are the processes one would use to remove scratches from glossy Read More

1969 E-Type Jaguar

Carnauba and Summer Are Incompatible

One of our favorite customer cars, the 1969 Red Jaguar E-Type came to see the Dr. Beasley's team to get glossy before a car show. Owner Bob left the beauty in our care, only asking that the red paint POP when he came back. Most people's first thought would be to use carnauba wax. It makes sense; you want your paint shiny and glossy. You don't Read More