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

thekimonogallery: ““The origins of the white make-up on a geisha’s face are still nowadays uncertain. One theory has it that in the Middle ages a traveller returned from Europe with stories of.

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's **Mark Brooks Comic Art Gallery Room - 1291197 - besttattoo.

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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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.

Maiko Kimika during her sakkou period - when a maiko is in the last stages before becoming a geisha. Kyoto, Japan | photo by watanabe san on Flickr

Maiko Kimika during her sakkou period - when a maiko is in the last stages before becoming a geiko or geisha. May Photography by watanabe san.

Shimura Tatsumi (1907-1980)

soyouthinkyoucansee: 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)

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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

I think it would be amazing to go to Japan and meet a real Geisha. I wonder if you can be dressed up as one? Id love to try on a real kimono!

The maiko (geisha apprentice) Umeraku. Together with other maiko and geiko (geisha) she was hosting an open air tea ceremony at Kitano Tenmangu Shrine in Kyoto Japan

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

I like the tree in the background, we could fade. It into clouds

【Maiko, November Maiko is Fukuno. Shooting location is Seirai-in Temple. Photo by gaap.

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