How to contour your nose properly

On the hunt for tutorials to teach you how to make your nose look smaller without getting a nose job? We've got you covered! All you need is a little contour and highlight as well as the right brushes and makeup application techniques, and you can make your nose (and face!) look thinner in no time. This tutorial dishes the best beauty tips of my favorite makeup artist and will transform the shape of your nose instantly. Who says learning how to contour your nose needs to be complicated?!

Whether you were blessed with a big nose, a small nose, a crooked nose, a bulbous nose, or a flat nose, you don’t need to suffer through the pain and expense of a nose job to make your face look more symmetrical.


All you need is a little contour and highlighter (I swear by Benefit Cosmetics Hoola Bronzing Powder and BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed), a good brush (love my Sigma Beauty P88 Precision Flat Angled brush, and the right techniques, and you can transform your look instantly.

Don’t believe me?

Check out this AWESOME tutorial by gossmakeupartist, which is filled with fantastic tips and tricks to teach you how to contour your nose properly.

Pretty amazing, right? Keep in mind he’s using a darker contour color to demonstrate where the product needs to be placed on your nose for optimal results, and you probably won’t need to apply as much product to contour your nose to your satisfaction.

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