Lexus RC F in Nebula Grey

Lexus Announces Matte Finish That Can Survive An Automatic Car Wash

When Lexus announced the 2019 GS F and RC F 10th anniversary special editions yesterday, the real bit of news was buried in the fourth paragraph of the press release: these cars will not only feature Lexus' first factory matte finish since the LFA supercar, but said matte finish will be "durable enough for the rigors of everyday use, Read More

Dr. Beasley’s Coating Kits: What They Are, What They Do

Dr. Beasley's car care philosophy has always been this: If it's part of your car, it's worth protecting. That's why we've developed ceramic car coating systems for not just your paint, but for every surface on your car imaginable. We've got kits for your glass, headlights, plastic trim, you name it. Of course, with all these 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

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