8 Best Wax & Polish for White Cars Including Silver and Light Coloured

Poorboys- White Diamond Show Glaze Are you looking for the best car polish for white cars and/or wax product for your silver or light coloured paintwork? It is a question that we get asked at least once or twice a week and as the owner of a white coloured car myself, I know what a pain it can be to keep it looking gleaming all year round.

The problem, especially with white is how to get that deep wet look shine in the first place and then to have last as long as possible.

As with many things the quality of the finished look is mainly in the preparation, but there are a number of products that come top of our list to give you that mirror like shine – even on white.

Although very popular in many of the large motor stores, the polishes and waxes with added colourants, including the whites often do not really cut it in terms of the shine they are able to deliver.

You have to remember that many of todays modern cars have a clearcoat layer on top of your coloured paint and it is this that you are polishing and waxing to bring through the brightness of the colour underneath.

Thus adding a colour on-top can have the opposite effect.

Here is our top 8 list of the best car polish for white cars and wax products for your white, silver or light coloured car:

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Collinite 845 Surprise Winner in Auto Express Car Wheel Wax Test

Anyone with alloy wheels will be well aware of the time and effort required to keep them gleaming and the corrosive effect that brake dust and other muck & grime can have on them. In order to help solve this problem a wide range for wheel waxes and wheel sealants have sprung onto the market in recent years.

All aimed at keeping your wheels looking good for longer and protecting them from these corrosive elements. In a past test Auto Express put 12 of the most popular wheel waxes through their paces with a surprise winner – Collinite 845. So which ones were tested, what were the results, and why was the winner such a surprise?

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Example of when excellent customer service saves the day

Excellent Customer ServiceWhat has the subject of excellent customer service got to do with car detailing products you might ask? I admit that most of our posts here are focused on the products, methods of use and reviews.

However a recent near disaster, that was only averted by being on the receiving end of some excellent customer service, got me thinking about how this has a real impact on all of us. Let me explain a little more…

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How to Choose the Best Alloy Wheel Brush for your Car

How to Choose the Best Alloy Wheel Brush for your Car


You have just bought yourself a nice set of shiny new alloys or better still a new car with a nice set of rims and now want to ensure they stay clean using the best alloy wheel brush you can get your hands on.

But which one is the best for your rims? In a recent Auto Express product review their testers looked at a range of car wheel brushes on the market in order to decide which is the best buy.

Their choice was the Halfords Large Alloy Wheel Brush – but is it necessarily the best alloy wheel brush for you and how does it compare to others?…

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10 Top Tips to Avoid Swirls and Scratches when Car Cleaning

How to avoid swirl marks on you carOne of the questions we are asked, almost daily, is How To Avoid Swirl Marks when washing your car.

To help answer this question we have put together our “Top 10 ten tips to avoid swirls and scratches when cleaning a car”. First let’s have a quick look at exactly what swirl marks are and how they are caused.

Swirls, also know as spider or cob-webbing mainly show up on bright sunny days. They are in effect small scratches in the clearcoat of your paint that are reflecting light in all directions.

This is why they look as though they are round as if someone has been using an abrasive pad in a circular motion. This is what has also given rise to the myth that they are caused by polishing in a circular motion.

However if you were to look at swirls under a direct artificial light you would see the scratches go in all directions and only the sunlight reflecting makes them look circular. The main cause of swirls is using the wrong tools and processes during the washing of your motor.

  1. Our absolute Number One tip is therefore

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Car Tyre Dressing Review | Pinnacle Black Onynx vs Poorboys Bold n Bright Gel

Car Tyre Dressing Review: Pinnacle Black Onyx Tyre Gel vs Poorboys Bold N Bright Tyre Gel
Two Popular Tyre Gels Go Head to Head

This is a guest blog post kindly written by Mark Beardmore, one of our regular contributors and longstanding detailing enthusiast. Mark is an experienced detailer and has tried and tested many new products as they come to the market. For this car tyre dressing review, Mark has thoroughly tested and reviewed two car tyre dressings from well known manufacturers; Poorboys Bold n Bright Tyre Gel and Pinnacle Black Onyx Tyre Gel.

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