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The Best Makeup Tricks to Make your Nose Look Smaller

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: January 16, 2017
The Best Makeup Tricks to Make your Nose Look Smaller

We are not always comfortable with the appearance or shape of our facial features and the nose, which is the most prominent part of the face, generates the most worry for women. There are many who would like to have a thinner, more slender nose to be able to conceal their prominence or natural width without needing to have surgery. Do you want to discover how to correct the shape of your nose quickly and easily? Well, do not miss the following makeup tricks to make your nose look smaller from oneHOWTO.

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Steps to follow:


Prep your makeup. If you want to correct the contours of your nose and make it look smaller with makeup tricks, we'll show you in the next part but first you will need to collect the following cosmetics:


Prep your skin. Start by preparing your skin for make-up by thoroughly cleaning and moisturizing it with a moisturizer that is suited to your needs. Once your face is completely free of impurities, apply a primer if you want the make-up to last longer and then spread the foundation evenly as you normally do.

The Best Makeup Tricks to Make your Nose Look Smaller - Step 2

Shape with dark foundation. Now it's time to shape your nose by applying the darker foundation and contouring it. Put some product on the back of your hand and, with the help of a brush, take the foundation and draw a vertical line that goes from the beginning of the eyebrow to the end of the nostril. Now blend the darker foundation well with a brush or sponge towards your cheek. Perform this step on both sides of your nose and you'll see how it looks thinner and more slender.

The Best Makeup Tricks to Make your Nose Look Smaller - Step 3

Apply light concealer. The next step is the finishing touch where you can conceal the width of your nose dramatically. Take the light beige concealer or highlighter, whichever you prefer, apply it just above the bridge of the nose and blend it with soft touches with your fingertips. Make sure that there are no unsightly edges so the make-up perfectly merges with your skin tone.


Extra tips and tricks. It's that simple! With these makeup tricks to shape your nose you can correct its shape and form to obtain a very natural and striking appearance.

Enhance your slender nose

To enhance the effect, we recommend diverting attention to other areas of your face, such as accentuating your cheekbones with a nice blusher and defining the arches of the eyebrows which will also make your nose seem thinner.

What to do if you have a long nose

If you have a long nose and want to make it appear shorter, than when applying the light concealer, instead of going all the way up to the end, you should stop when you are around half an inch to the end of your nose. Use the dark concealer around the top as well as the bridge of your nose.

What to do if you have a flat nose

The trick to give a flat nose more volume is to lift your nose by also adding the lighter-tone concealer on the middle of the bridge, the line should be as thin as you want the shape of your nose to be, this will give it volume.

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