nose

Before we begin, allow me to get one thing straight: you have a beautiful, beautiful nose. I don’t care what it looks like. Beautiful. You’re not going to be able to convince me otherwise. That just had to be said. This is a No Self-Hate Zone. Cool? Cool.

Now that that’s out of the way, we can focus on the fun part of makeup. It’s nothing short of amazing that you can use tips, tricks, and eyeshadow palettes to transform your face in a million different directions. It can make your lips look bigger. It can turn you into Halloween monsters. And, if you’ve been looking for a way to make your nose appear slimmer or sharper, it can do that too. Here are 11 nose shaping tutorials that might help you out!

(Related: 9 Makeup Tutorials For People Who Can’t Keep Lipstick On Their Mouths)

1. Make Your Nose Look Smaller With Contouring by Stephanie Lange.

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I love that Stephanie shows us the before and after look in the thumbnail of her video, because it’s really obvious that her technique works. I’ve never mastered the art of contouring, but this video is making me want to give it another shot!

2. Make Your Nose Look Smaller INSTANTLY! by Chiutips.

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This tutorial has great tips for making your nose appear straighter, which might benefit people who’ve broken theirs. Why pay to get yours fixed up if it’s not bothering you? Just draw some lines on your face!

3. How To Make Your Nose Look Thinner by Howcast.

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I love how easy this video is to follow along with. She makes a complicated makeup trick seem doable!

4. Non-Surgical Nose Job by MyInvisibleChyrsalis.

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I always feel weird about things like this– it’s basically a weird little metal device that you shove inside you nose to “change the shape of it”– but I know there are people out there who really, really want a way to feel better about their faces. I probably wouldn’t do it myself, but far be it from me to deny you the right to try it!

5. Makeup Tricks To Make A Nose Look Smaller by SignatureSeries.

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How great is it that you can get the benefit of consulting a professional makeup artist without having to leave your house? This video feels like going to the makeup counter at a department store, except I don’t feel pressured to buy anything afterwards. And I don’t have to put on pants.

6. Flat/Wide Nose? Improve It With Makeup! by Hellosharia.

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While it does irk me that the title of this video suggests there’s anything to “improve” on your face, this video does have a lot of good advice for changing the shape of your nose dramatically.

7. How To Contour Your Nose Like A Celebrity by NewBeauty Magazine.

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Truly amazing. Next I want a tutorial on how to make millions of dollars like a celebrity. And how to get designers to give me free clothes like a celebrity. And how to break the internet like a celebrity.

8. How To Get A Smaller Nose In 3 Minutes by Michellemakeup24.

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The title sounds like it’s being overly optimistic, but it’s really not. Once you get the technique down, you could literally do this look in three minutes. So awesome.

9. Easy Nose Contouring Tutorial by AnhaDoesMakeup.

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This video is just a series of photos, so it might be good for the type of person who learns better on her own and doesn’t take well to instruction. Like, um, me. It gives you the guidelines, but the rest is up to you.

10. Make Your Nose Look Smaller & Slimmer With Makeup by Hayley Shaye.

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I know the trick of using a makeup brush to decide where my eyebrows should arch, but I never realized I could do something similar for my nose! Nifty!

11. Quick Eyebrow Tip – This Can Change Your Entire Face! by gossmakeupartist.

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Even if you don’t have any issues with your eyebrows or your nose, I recommend watching this anyway. How does everything on your face work together so much? My mind is kind of blown.

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