1. Autos
Send to a Friend via Email

Your suggestion is on its way!

An email with a link to:


was emailed to:

Thanks for sharing About.com with others!

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

How to clean, detail and wax your car's exterior


10 of 12

Polish the headlights
How to detail a car - Polishing the lights

Plastic headlight polish contains a UV protectant that can stave off clouding and oxidation.

Photo © Aaron Gold

While waiting fot the wax to dry, Mothers suggested I polish the lights with a product called PowerPlastic 4 Lights. Plastic headlight covers will oxidize and fog up over time, and while they can be polished clear, this product applies a UV protectant that can stave off oxidation and clouding.

Products used:

NEXT: Wax the wheels

See More About
Related Video
Quick and Easy Home Car Wax
  1. About.com
  2. Autos
  3. Cars
  4. Advice for owners
  5. How to Clean, Detail and Wax Your Car's Exterior - Headlights

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.