GLISTEN SPRAY WAX
£11.95 (500ml) There are many products on the market that claim to make life easy in the show and shine department, some are great, others are, well, a bit crap. Traditionally hard waxes are good for protection but require serious effort, quick detailers are just the job for light cleaning but don’t offer any great protection so, come show time, you’re probably looking to break out the spray wax.
The trouble is spray waxes can be a bit hit and miss. Just to make a wax mist effectively isn’t easy, and that’s why plenty simply don’t work that well. At the most many are designed as a ‘booster wax’ to help keep the performance of a previously applied hard wax or sealant.
So what’s different about this Glisten? Auto Finesse claim that, although it makes an exceedingly good booster, it can also be used as a great, quick, stand-alone product. Most importantly though they say it’s about the easiest to use spray out there with the best result. That’s got to be worth a look. in small tubs of 250ml (or less) and start at around 30 quid. Here you get 500ml of a premium product for under £12 so you may be thinking you have to use half a bottle each time to get for the desired effect. You don’t.
The key thing to remember is a little goes along way. People make the mistake of whacking on loads of product, essentially all they’re doing is wiping most of the wax off with the microfibre. With Glisten a light mist will do, followed by a quick wipe to spread it around, a light buff and, er, that’s about it.
The first thing you notice is that there’s