Try These Smaller Nose Exercises To Get Results Within Minutes

Try These Smaller Nose Exercises To Get Results Within MinutesTry These Smaller Nose Exercises To Get Results Within Minutes

Forget about the scalpel and perform these unbelievably simple smaller nose exercises to alter the appearance of your standout feature.

The idea that you can get your desired nose shape without going under the knife.  Sounds impossible? Well there is actually a way to achieve it inwait for itfive minutes!

Yes, you read that right!

In less than the time it takes for you to get up and drink a glass of water, you can actually alter the appearance of your nose. All you have to do are these smaller nose exercises.

They not only shape your nose, but strengthen the cartilage around it and  some experts suggest facial exercises also lend a youthful look.

A new Northwestern Medicine study states that “A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women, resulting in a younger appearance.”  

Speaking of the benefits of facial exercises, Dr Murad Alam, vice chair and professor of dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine shared, “Individuals now have a low-cost, non-toxic way for looking younger or to augment other cosmetic or anti-aging treatments they may be seeking.”

So forget about that rhinoplasty you had on your  wish list this year; because all you really need to do to get a desired nose shape are these smaller nose exercises.

3 smaller nose exercises you can do at home

Since our nose is our focal point after the eyes, everybody’ it is a facial feature that is often noticed or remarked upon. If you conscious about your so-called large nose or want to slim it down a bit, these smaller nose exercises can come in handy.

1. The ‘O’ pinch

Fortunately, most Asian faces have a small and proportionate nose. However, some of us still feel that it’s not as slim or small as we’d like it to be.

In that case, how about trying this incredibly simple nose shaping exercise.

Image courtesy: Screengrab from YouTube

First make an “O” shape with your mouth. Next, use your index fingers to gently push the nostrils halfway so you can still easily breathe through your nose.

Now look up and breathe out through your nose. Make sure you flare your nostrils in the process.

Repeat this for 10 seconds and do this multiple times in a day to see the results for yourself.

2. The piggy nose  

Droopy skin and weakening cartilage and muscles are part of our ageing process and is pretty normal. But there is a way to slow down this process and maintain a youthful appearance.

Peta Prior, an Australian face exercise coach and founder of Facerobics has devised two smaller nose exercises exclusively for women who want to attain a more youthful look.  

“This exercise will lift the nose, strengthen the bridge and the area around the nose,” she says in her video that now has over 176,413 views.

In her video she also mentions that if the distance between the tip of the nose and the cupid’s bow is wide, it gives a more youthful appearance to the face.

And, this can be done by doing an exercise that shortens the height of the nose.

First, you push your nose upwards with one index finger. Next, with the other hand pinch the top of your nose and then you flare your nostrils.   

“Do this 100 times at once and once done, hold it as tight as you can,” she advises in the video. She adds that this method creates a lactic acid burn, which helps build the muscles.

3. The smile and push

Not all of us are born with a slim nose structure. Sometimes the nostrils seem too flared or the bride is too wide. And if you fall into this category, there is something you can do to naturally make it look slimmer.

One of the smaller nose exercises that you can do at home to slim down your nose is that of the smile and push pose. This exercise not only strengthens the muscles around the nose but also helps reduce fine lines.

Plus, it’s fairly simple.

First, smile. Next, use your index finger to push up the tip of your nose. Repeat this exercise 20 to 30 times a day to get the best results.

The beauty of these smaller nose exercises is not that you can do them anywhere, but the fact that you don’t have to be a trained practitioner to do them. You can work at your own pace and will certainly notice a difference if you are consistent.

Source: Vogue, Harper's Bazaar 

(Feature and lead images courtesy: YouTube)

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Deepshikha Punj