Flakes of raw
No 1 Grade Premium Yellow
comes from the carnauba palm (Copernicia prunifera) found
mainly in north east Brazil. The wax is natures' way of protecting
the palm's leaves against UV light, heat, insects and water-loss. A
completely natural product, carnauba wax has long been used in
cosmetics, confectionary, furniture polish and the highest quality
automobile wax polishes.
Carnauba is the hardest natural wax - harder than concrete in its
pure form. It has a high melting point and provides a very high
level of surface reflectance. It is harvested by cutting the palm's
fronds, allowing them to dry then flailing them to separate the
flakes of wax. No chemicals are used in the process. The highest
grade is Premium No 1 Yellow - which we use in our product.
Valentine's Concours Carnauba
we gently heat the carnauba wax flakes with small amounts of natural
... well, that's our secret. Unlike many automobile polishes, our
product contains no abrasives whatever. It will not scratch or react
with paintwork or clear coats. It protects your car's finish quite
simply by providing a very tough coating which resists dirt and
pollutants, reflects UV radiation and seals the paint finish from
moisture and corrosives.
Valentine's Concours Carnauba Wax
is not a paint cleaner. If your car's paintwork is dull and dirty,
our wax will make only a small improvement. Your paintwork must be
really clean before applying the wax. See
Car waxing and polishing
for full details.
Our wax finish
lasts and lasts - but that doesn't mean forever. Depending on your
car's usage, the finish will dull slightly with time. A car used
every day in normal conditions will generally require washing once
per week and re-waxing perhaps every six to eight weeks. The finish
on cars used infrequently, such as classic, concours or competition
vehicles will, of course, last very much longer. Because our wax is
extremely easy to apply, re-waxing is no chore!