The art of being a geisha partially lies in the meticulous application of her make-up. Let’s discover its history and characteristics…

The geisha’s make-up, origins and techniques in the geisha make-up art<----It is called traditional Japanese makeup, people.

Shimura Tatsumi (1907-1980)

Shimura tatsumi is known for designing several striking bijin-ga prints towards the end of the shin hanga movement. Born in Takasaki, Gunma, his real name was Sentaro. Shimura devoted his career to Nihonga ( japanese style-painter)

Mark Brooks Monsters and Dames Emerald City Con Con 2015 Cover Geisha Girl Dragon

Mark Brooks Monsters and Dames Emerald City Con Con 2015 Cover Geisha Girl Dragon, in Tatiana Dykes& **Mark Brooks Comic Art Gallery Room

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Death Becomes Her by Amy Dowell Tattoo Art Print Geisha Girl Japanese Style

Japan. Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years old and become geisha after learning how to dance (a kind of Japanese traditional dance), play the shamisen, and learning Kyō-kotoba (dialect of Kyoto), regardless of their origins.

Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan, especially Kyoto. Their jobs consist of performing songs, dances, and playing the shamisen (three-stringed Japanese instrument) for visitors during feasts. Maiko are usually aged 15 to 20 years.

Yes please...Want to dress up as a Geisha Maiko? There are several shops and studios around Kyoto, Japan that offer the complete transformation.

Travel Inspiration for Japan - Want to dress up as a Geisha Maiko? There are several shops and studios around Kyoto, Japan that offer the complete transformation.

Geisha - Fiona Graham, caucasian Geisha as of 2007.  Beautiful, smart and brave enough to immerse herself in a completely different culture.  Inspiration much?

Spectacular Female Photography by Zemotion

Photo/Direction: Zhang Jingna Model/Actress: Chiaki Oshima Assistant: cwfineart Makeup: Chiyo Hair: Miho Tokyo, Sakuran II: Image collected in my ph.

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Guide to Japanese colors. -- Japan, colors as a social status, kimono color according to the month, traditional color names, Japanese lesson

Japanese Geisha

This picture is marked 'maiko, Kyoto Japan' but this lady's nagajuban is completely white, which would usually mark her as a Geisha rather than an apprentice Maiko.

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50 AMAZING Facts About Geisha Everybody Ought To Know

Japanese Geisha Girls: Referred to as the Flower and Willow world, here are 50 amazing facts about Geisha culture we think everybody ought to know.

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