Using different shades of light and dark foundation, you can use contour palette on your face to draw attention to features that would not normally stand out. Previously reserved for stage makeup, makeup artist contouring has gained popularity and can now be incorporated into your regular beauty regimen. Nose contouring can significantly alter the size and shape of your nose if performed correctly. Four tips for the perfect nose contour: Use a cream three to four shades darker than your skin tone, followed by powder, to create the ideal shape. Vanity Makeup sells the best nose contour palette on the market.