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Armor All Ultra Shine Butter Smooth Wax Review

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Armor All Ultra Shine Butter Smooth Wax

"Wax on; wax off." As the original Karate Kid, Ralph Macchio, will tell you, the rules of applying a protective post-wash wax coat to your car are deceptively simple. Unfortunately, Mr. Miyagi's Zen-like advice rarely pans out as expected when it comes to home wax jobs — hazing and buffing are (literally) a pain, and the often-residue-streaked results never quite seem to justify the ensuing arm ache. However, Armor All makes the process of protecting your car simple and straightforward with its Ultra Shine Butter Smooth Wax — an easy-to-use formula which prevents dust and dirt from binding to your paint. To apply this silky-smooth wax, dispense a small amount onto a towel, spread evenly across the car's surface, and then use a clean section of the same towel for a final rub down. And with no hazing or buffing necessary, you'll be able to get back on the road quicker to show off your squeaky-clean ride.

While protecting your paint job is important, it is really just one aspect of keeping your car looking clean from tires to roof racks. Other useful products in Armor All's ever-expanding arsenal include Cool Mist Air Freshening Protectant Wipes, which help prevent the cracking and discoloration of interior vinyl, rubber and plastic, and Armor All Wheel Protectant, which repels road grime from shiny rims. Competitively priced without sacrificing quality, one or any number of combinations of these protective car products would work great as a gift for auto-obsessed dads and husbands.

Reviewed by Nicholas Winfrey

Price: $9.99

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