Perfect Polish every time! All that's standing between your old eyes and Perfect Polish is a cuticle stick, a Q-Tip, and greasy lotion. 1. Put some lotion onto a Q-Tip 2. Wipe it around your nail, being careful to not get it ON your nail. The polish won't stick to wherever the lotion is. 3. Use the cuticle stick to wipe away the extra. 4. That's all it takes! Plus, after your polish is dry rub in the lotion and it helps those dry cuticles!