July 11, 2020
The durability isn’t the best but the shine it leaves is unbeatable. I use this while drying and it doesn’t streak.
July 3, 2020
This protectant surpassed even my high standards. I don't know if their is a better one out there for the price. You have to try it. Once you do you will love it.
ProsEase of application
The gloss is amazing.
June 19, 2020
This will give you a real deep gloss on any color.
ProsEasy to use. Deep gloss
ConsWill not last for long. maybe few weeks on your paint, even after proper preparation of your paint. It will bead water, but not the best beading product out there. They should name it "Gloss maker" instead of bead maker.
June 18, 2020
Good product, nice shine
May 22, 2020
I've been using this for a year now and haven't used anything else. Makes the paint feel smooth and slick, brings out the deep color and beads water very well. Great to use while drying the car or just to get a great shine after a wash. The longer you let it sit the smoother the paint feels.
ProsBeads water, Makes paint glossy and smooth, easy to apply, great product for the price.
SEAL BEACH, CA
May 17, 2020
Product has a nice smell, goes on easy on, but leaves streaks on one of my black cars. The other 2 cars do not have that issue. Beading holds up very nice for a couple of weeks. I see it leaves less streaks when used as a drying aid.
ProsGreat smell and use as a drying aid
ConsMay leave streaks on solid black colors
Eerily almost unnaturally slick
April 15, 2020
Nice smell. Easy on, acts a little strange compared to other spray on waxes/sealants. Strange, but not difficult in any way. Beading has held up very nice for a few weeks now. The slickness is almost weird (unnatural?), it feels like nothing else, especially on a recently corrected surface. Haven't used as a drying aid yet, but all the other hype has been accurate so... The spray bottle is 1 initial application, get the gallon too and refill the labeled bottle for your next wash. I can't see using as much when used as a drying aid.
ProsSlicker than whale snott
ConsBottle runs out
April 4, 2020
Works great. Leaves a high gloss shine and super smooth surface. Put towel on hood and wind blew it off !!
Florham Park, NJ
Pros and Cons
March 17, 2020
Adds noticeable smoothness and shine to properly prepped paint. However, it lacks in 2 areas. One, for a product named "Bead Maker" I would have expected much tighter beading. Unfortunately the beading is average at best, and I have used this on at least half a dozen cars. The beads are not that tight and the contact angle is minimal. 303 Spray Detailer, Sonax BSD, Hybrid Solutions Detailer and many "Spray on, Spray off" sealants provide significantly better/tighter beading. Secondly, it lacks in durability - expect no more than 2-3 weeks in average conditions, after that I've seen it go flat. I would recommend this product for show cars and garage queens but not my go to choice for daily drivers.
Pros- Smells Great - Easy to Apply - Adds slickness to paint
Cons- Lacks in durability - Beading is average at best (not very tight).
Love the shine, love the slickness
February 26, 2020
Bead Maker is an excellent product to use as a drying aid, or any time when extra gloss and water-beading are desired. It's slick like no other product I've used, and it makes wiping off bird droppings and sap an easier task. It's very easy to use (can be used on wet or dry vehicles), and the scent is awesome.
ProsWater-beading Gloss Scent Easy to apply Price
ConsIt doesn't last incredibly long
Incredible Product with superb lasting protection
February 18, 2020
Absolutely love this product as well as many other P&S Detail products! I use Beadmaker almost daily in my mobile detailing business. I highly recommend you try it out and see the results for yourself!
ProsLasting durability and protection Easy application Easy removal with buffing Great as a drying aid Smells incredible
By William B.
November 27, 2019
Hello I am a Professional Detailer in the great state of Texas. This product is an excellent choice for certain Detail packages and / or certain budgets and / or specific situations,.
ProsIt adds instant value with its glossy shine and super slick finish, our Clients literally have a jaw dropping WOW when they see their vehicles. The price point, ease of application, and instant results are undeniably amazing.
ConsThe Texas Sun In Texas we have very serious Summers and this product does not like the heat, or direct sunlight. We accidently left a gallon in direct sunlight, in our office. The color of the product changed from orange to pink. We also experienced challenges with applications in direct sunlight. Durability: the Texas.Sun is our biggest critic and is extremely unforgiving, This product with all its Pro's (super glossy finish, paint enhancing soft and slickness, ease of application) this Product does not stand up to our Texas Sun there is a remedy, reapply early and often.
Works and it's easy durability questionable
October 19, 2019
I've been using this Bead Maker for about 6 month on my daily driver 2018 Challenger. It does make your paint feel baby butt smooth but doesn't seem to last all that long maybe a month. I did buy a gallon so no problem having enough to put another coat on. I have at least 6 coats on my car since I have apply it at a rate of once a month. I drive 100 plus miles a day and wash my car once a week. I like it but will try another product once I've used this up. The beading is good and I never dry my car with a towel I use my leaf blower I'm not adding any scratches and when washing i use my Car Pro Sheep hair. Guess I'm looking for something more durable that actually lasts a little longer but I guess that is what we all quest for. I like it for the price and its spray on wipe off so it is easy to use 10 minutes and your whole car is done so that's the give and take. Easy over time spent so 4 stars from me. I like it.
October 9, 2019
I like to take care of my cars when I can on the weekends and don't feel like trying to compound and polish for that shine. This product covers that up and makes the paint shine. First use was on a silver car that was not well cared for and it shines! Wow. Smooth and glossy. I'd buy it again and again.
I Love Everything About This Stuff
September 12, 2019
Beadmaker gets a lot of negative comments about it's prolonged durability, but I think it's great. I use it as a gloss booster and protection enhancer, and use it like you would a quick detail spray. It's easy to apply and smells great.
ProsEconomical. Easy to use. Smells great. Boosts gloss. Enhances paint/clear coat protection.
ConsLong term durability.
August 1, 2019
I'm not impressed with this stuff. My car is no shinier or slicker than before I applied it. It also streaks like crazy and was hard to remove. I believed the hype, but Bead Maker is not at the top of my products list.
July 7, 2019
If you use this as a quick detailer you'll be very happy. Creates a nice shine and slickness. As far as durability goes one maybe two weeks at best.
March 21, 2019
I purchased this product from my local detail supply here in town. Woah.... It's incredibly easy to use and works. I couldn't believe the shine I got out of a spray bottle. Not to mention that it left my pain buttery smooth. The product held up great through a harsh mid- west winter. I re applied probably more than needed to help protect from the salt. This is, by far, one of my favorite products in my detail kit.
ProsEasy to use Affordable A little goes a long way Smells great :) WORKS
Wow is All That I Can Say
January 4, 2019
After hearing so much about this product I just had to try it out for myself. I cannot believe that this product is able to do what it does. Never in my life have I found any kind of a coating or wax that does what this product is capable of doing. Besides using it on cars, I actually coated the tile in my shower with it and now the water beads up and eliminates the constant wipe-down of the walls when you exit the shower to eliminate water spots. Because water spots are now a thing of the past. So if a product can work on something it's not designed for just imagine how well it works on what its intended purposes which is applying to car finishes. If you like taking care of the finish on your cars you have to try a bottle of this. You will be sold on it just like I am. I plan on purchasing a gallon and will always have that on hand.
December 26, 2018
I was a Rejex man, then I found Wolfgang deep gloss. Now I'm a Bead Maker fan. Super slick, high gloss under 10 minutes for the entire GX460.
December 14, 2018
By TIM L.
December 6, 2018
I bought a bottle to test in my detailing business. Upon arrival, I tried it on a white car's trunk lid which had been ceramic coated just for giggles. Wow! The shine increased tremendously and I saw many swirl marks that I had not seen before the ceramic coating. Unbelievably shiny and smooth. Application was like they say: spray on wipe off. Simple. Will be buying more as this just became my go-to shine.
ProsEasy to apply Beautiful shine
ConsNothing so far
Ocean View DE
A little goes a long way
November 23, 2018
Love this stuff finally a product that I can give the kids to use so Dad doesn't have to detail there cars. Buy a Gallon you will find so many uses around the house and garage for it.
ProsEasy to use.
ConsCan't find a one
By Larry C.
Renny Doyle Black Bead Maker Paint Protectant
October 7, 2018
This is an excellent product, it goes on easy, Buffs out easy and the depth f the shine is fantastic. Water beads right off, nothing sticks to it, after washing the vehicle it takes very little time to dry and the microfiber towel just slides across the surface.
ProsEasy to use
ConsA little work to wipe off
Get a gallon!
August 31, 2018
I have been using this as a drying agent after I wash and blow most of the water off my car. As the layers have built up with use, my paint's finish has reached a new level of gloss, slickness and water repellency. Bead Maker is one of those products like Prima Hydro that cures and looks noticeably shiner the next day. Top tip: Use Bead Maker as a lubricant for clay when removing small spots of contamination that you may find during drying. It provides great lubrication for the clay and eliminates the need to reapply a sealant or wax to the area afterwards.
ProsInsane shine. Repels water and dirt. Ease of use.
August 19, 2018
This product leaves a shine like no other! The first application can be a little tedious since you have to use a lot of product. But after that, application becomes easier, and the shine is so deep, and rich! I’m buying a gallon of this product.
So simple to use
August 17, 2018
Great product. Microfiber towel choice is key. I wouldnt suggest high pile fiber. Spray heavy at first. Slickness is epic.
ProsEase of use Slickness
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