Headlight Lens Restoration Treatment

Mask off the area around the headlamp so you not scratch or damage the paint or any trim, chrome or chromed plastic.Clean the lens surface to remove any abrasive dirt. Dry the surface and clean again. One grain of sand will leave big, ugly scratches.Sand the surface of the lens with 1000-grit wet/dry sandpaper. Keep the surface completely wet while you do this. Use the palm of your hand to conform to the curved surface of the lens. Sand in one direction.Sand again with finer paper at right angles. Repeat with successively finer paper. Take your time and be thorough.Polish the lens surface with compound to remove the last bit of haze.