smooth onto

smooth something onto someone or something

 and smooth something on
to spread or flatten something onto someone or something. Ted smoothed the suntan lotion onto Alice, who lay on a towel in the sand. He smoothed on some lotion.
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Apply decoupage medium to paper and smooth onto foam core.
In the five seconds it takes to smooth onto pre-moisturised skin, this primer blurs shine, wrinkles, open pores and fine lines for all-day perfection, PS12.
Philadelphia Light, and smooth onto two slices of Nimble Wholemeal.
Smooth onto hands and body after bathing for baby soft hydrated skin.
50, 020 7361 0499) is rich to smooth onto elbows as well as hands.
Working one piece at a time, cut to fit, apply a coat of Mod Podge (from craft stores) on the back with a paint brush, and smooth onto wall.
Wet prepasted wallpaper and smooth onto the rough side of the white poster board.
To apply, simply peel the stickers from their special self-adhesive backing and smooth onto walls or even furniture to create a truly cosmic atmosphere.