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How to Restore Your Headlights (DIY)

How to Restore Your Headlights (DIY)

Have you ever turned on your headlights just only to get fuzzy and dim lights as a result? You go to check your headlights, and they seem to be working fine. You do notice that they are faint and give off a yellowish tint. A layer of filthy grime buildup covering both your headlights is sticky to the touch (gross). We're here to tell you that the fogginess of the lights is most likely due to oxidation. Luckily, it is a quick fix. We have the perfect methods to help you restore your headlights with simple items that you can find in any and every household.   How to Remove Oxidation and Restore Your Headlights Before beginning the cleaning process, you need to gather three things: microfiber cloth, soap specially made for cars, and water. Additionally, you should pick one of the three cleaning agents below.   1) Toothpaste Toothpaste, believe it or not, is a wonderful cleaning agent for oxidation. To restore your lights, apply the toothpaste directly onto the dirty le ... read more