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What are paint defects (swirls, holograms, haze, pig tails, etchings, …) After an amazing couple of days with the man, the myth, the legend Kelly Harris from Lake Country, we thought it was right to really break down all the types of paint defects and take the fear out of the unknown. Have a tea, suggest a digestive with it and enjoy the below. Before you even think about starting with paint correction and polishing, you first need to understand the baseline of knowledge about why paint correction and polishing is done in the first place. The majority of people think polishing is equal to making cars...

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Do "scratch and shines“ or automated car washes destroy car paint? Tough question, this one. And the answer depends on your very own definition of the term “destroy”. Because if you don’t care about (light) paint defects, swirls and scratches, then by all means, no. Automated car washes don’t destroy your car’s paint. However, from a purely objective standpoint, the answer could also very much be yes. In order to understand this, we need to take a step back and think about why cars are painted in the first place. Yes, they are painted to visually please us – especially...

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What do I need to start with car care? You want to stop using those horrible automated car washes, jokingly called “scratch and shines”? Because caring for your own car not only is better for your rides paint, it is also a hell of a lot of fun. At least if you use the right products, but you have come to the right place, so don’t worry. In order to understand our recommendations on what you need to start with car care, you first need to understand the basics. Put simply, everything – and we really mean everything – in...

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snow foam, snow foam guide, snow foam lance guide -

WHAT IS SNOW FOAM? Snow Foam is a pre-washing product, and it helps to disintegrate and get rid of grime and dirt accumulated on the paintwork of vehicles. Snow foam minimises the amount of dirt and grime before a contact wash with a wash sponge or a mitt. Products for pre-wash are best used to get rid of loose dirt, grime, and dust which results in a car that is ready to be cleaned. Snow foam is the complete solution for car wash; it will keep the car squeaky clean and fully ready for any event. THE BEST WAY TO...

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Next up on our sponsor showcase is Luke or @nissan_200sx . With his VERY popular S15, not only is he an incredibly talented driver, his car has been used in many music videos. He is a social media god as his exits from shows have been viewed millions of times. (All for the right reasons officer, we promise) Lastly he is a great asset to Stjarnagloss. The wrap changes colour like a chameleon. The tyres never hang around for long and we are more than happy to support that with a Fjul Can. Here it is in all its glory....

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