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Does shaving cream ruin car paint?

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Shaving cream often leaves permanent marks on a car's paint. Minimize the damage by using a coin-operated high-pressure car wash or a sponge and environmentally friendly cleaner to remove the material from the vehicle while it is still wet, and rinse it well.

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Materials such as eggs, aerosol string and shaving cream react chemically with the finish of a vehicle. This type of damage is irreversible. Most 2014 vehicles have a clear coat over the paint that provides some protection. The risk of permanent damage increases with the amount of time that the shaving cream remains on the vehicle's surface. Prevent this type of damage by parking in a garage whenever possible

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