Dr. Beasley's 2018 Gift Guide

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Dr. Beasley's product line runs deep. So when it comes to gift giving, there truly IS something for everyone. But what might that something be? Take a look below—we've rounded up some choice selections from the Doctor's offerings, organized by price.  $50 and under   Glass IQ - $14.99 How many glass cleaners also repel Read More

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

Mike Phillips shows Bruno Massel and the class how to polish a test spot

I Took A 2 Day Detailing Intensive With Mike Phillips. Here’s What I Learned.

When I learned there were two spots available for Dr. Beasley's staff at Mike Phillip's 2 Day Autogeek Roadshow Detailing Class at our headquarters in Chicago, I immediately wanted in. I'd read Mike's work before, and even met him briefly at Autogeek's Detail Fest in March. He's the best detailing instructor around, so I felt I Read More

Cleaning a Glass Serum Pro coating to restore hydrophobicity

Ceramic Coating Not Beading? You May Just Need To Clean It

A ceramic coating not beading is frustrating, to say the least. But it doesn't always mean you need a re-application.  Years ago we put Dr. Beasley's Glass Serum Pro on a beater Land Cruiser's windshield, and the coating was never properly maintained after. Unsurprisingly, we saw zero hydrophobicity when we blasted it with Read More

Elastomers compress rather than breaking when lightly abraded

Your Ceramic Coating Should Be Flexible, Not Hard

9H, 10H - these numbers are thrown around constantly in the ceramic coating world. You might assume they're numbers on the Mohs hardness scale. Actually, they correspond to ratings on the Pencil Hardness scale. So if a ceramic coating advertises a 9H hardness, it would (supposedly) resist scratching 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

Glass Serum Repels Water

Why You Need A Ceramic Coating For Your Car’s Glass

Now that we're in the thick of spring storm season and summer showers are coming up, it's important to remember just how essential having a ceramic coating for vehicle glass is.  A quick refresher on this technology: ceramic coatings are nanostructured barriers with protective properties, ranging from hydrophobicity to UV 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

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

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