Websites for Popular Mechanics and Consumer Reviews offer headlight restoration kit reviews, as of 2015. Each source tested several kits and reports on their positive and negative features. In addition to comments, the Popular Mechanics review uses a five-star rating system.
Positive aspects of headlight restoration kits that reviewers discuss include improvement in illumination, ease of use, safety, time and price. Some comments on top-rated products mention that they are easy to clean up and long-lasting, and reviews suggest that the kits do not damage surrounding surfaces and have lifetime warranties. Unfavorable comments disclose that certain kits show little improvement, are difficult to use, cause streaks and are expensive.