Body Bizarre, Body Beautiful
Covering everything from makeup, costumes, and masks to tattoos, body piercing, and scarring, this intriguing study examines the various ways in which men and women have adorned their bodies, tracing the history of body decoration, their social and cultural influences, and its role in different cultures around the world. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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18th century Aboriginal Africa Amazon America ancient beards beauty Big Namba blue blusher body hair body paint Body Pierce bone boys braids breasts ceremonies cheeks chin color inserts corsets cosmetics cover cream curled cut their hair DamieNNe decorated disks dreadlocks earlobes ears Egyptian Ethiopia eyebrows eyelids eyes face paint facial hair feet forehead Fulani girls grease groups hairstyles heads Hindu holes Indian Indus Valley civilizations jewelry legs lip plates look makeup Mangbetu masks Maya nails nasal septums neck needles nipple piercings nipples nose Nose piercing Nuba ocher paint their faces Papua New Guinea patterns perfume Photo piercer plastic surgeon pointy popular powder pRofessioNaL tattooist punks razors removed rings Romans scarification scars shape shave shoes skin smell sometimes supposed Surma tattooed teeth Today tribes Turkana warriors wealthy wigs woman women wore wound Yanomami yellow young