How to Make a Nose Look Smaller

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There are many ways to make your nose look smaller, and none of them require thousands of dollars for plastic surgery. Keep in mind that while these steps can help your nose appear smaller, they don't really reduce the size of your nose. The only way you can change the actual size of your nose is through plastic surgery.

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Wear a bright and bold color of lipstick. This will draw attention from your nose to your mouth.

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Apply a foundation that is a shade darker than your normal color of foundation on both sides of your nose if your nose is too long. This will help it look shorter. If your nose is too wide, add the darker foundation to the area underneath your nostrils. This will help your nose look narrower.

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Part your hair to the side and style it attractively. By not slicking your hair back and parting it on the side you are not drawing attention to your nose, but rather to your hairstyle.

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Put blush on your cheeks, starting at the side of your nose and brushing up over your cheekbone toward your eyes. This will put the focus on your cheeks and eyes instead of your nose.

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Wear eyeliner and mascara to make your eyes look more dramatic. This is another trick that when combined with the others can draw the attention away from a large nose.