Ultraderm Lux Before you go to bed for the night, apply base coat to your fingernails, followed by a double dose of colored polish and a single layer of topcoat. You can be sloppy when applying the polish. It will scratch off easily in the shower you take the next day when you get up. This is a great nail tip that you can do yourself.A "fake" tanning cream sounds like a great way to improve the appearance of your skin, without risking your health. But what do you do if you wind up with a streaky, blotchy appearance instead of the even glow you wanted? In order to remove the stripes, you need to apply regular baking soda to a loofah or wet washcloth and buff gently.