Can you tell the Difference Between a Maiko and Geisha?
|Posted on June 7, 2020 at 8:00 PM|
Although Maiko and Geisha may appear similar, there's quite a few differences. A Maiko is an apprentice Geisha or "Geisha in Training" and are usually between the ages of 15 and 21. Maiko have a more elaborate hairsyles, which is complimented with kanzashi, a hair ornament used for traditional Japanese hairstyles. Maiko will leave a strip of bare skin unpainted at their hairline. Maiko wear more vibrant and colorful kimonos, which represent the youth and beauty of ...Read Full Post »
Beauty Secrets of a Geisha
|Posted on June 7, 2020 at 12:50 AM|
What is the Make Up Process for a Maiko or Geisha?
The makeup process for a Maiko and Geisha begins with application of bintsuke-abura, a special kind of oil.
This is then followed with white powder mixed with water that is applied to the skin with a special bamboo brush. The nape of the neck has the W or V shape of clear skin which has no white makeup. Maiko has a "W" shape wherea...Read Full Post »