Category Archives: World Make Up

Cholombianos of Monterrey

I think it was whilst training as a barber that I first became aware of the Cholombianos of Monterrey, Mexico.  Like most youth sub-cultures, the Cholombianos are heavily influenced by music.  In this case, specifically Colombian music, called cumbia or vallenato which has a … Continue reading

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Kosovar Bride

I’ve found quite a few pictures online of these beautiful Kosovar brides, yet there’s surprisingly little information available as to how and why the tradition started, what products they use and the specific designs used.  For this reason, it’s hard … Continue reading

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Ganguro Girls of Tokyo

For a brief spell beginning in the 1990s, Tokyo girls led a new fashion craze.  Gone was the traditional Japanese idea of beauty (pale skin, neutral make up and dark hair) and in was the parody of western ideals of … Continue reading

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