Posts Tagged ‘Noh Mask’

Kabuki Mask

Kabuki Mask

Kabuki Mask

Kabuki Mask

The literal meaning of Kabuki is singing and dancing technique. Kabuki is traditional Japanese musical drama which was invented almost four centuries ago. It represents the rich and diverse culture of Japan. The highlight of Kabuki plays are elaborate make up and costumes and gestures.

Kabuki was invented for the entertainment of the common masses. It was unlike the Noh, which was invented for the pleasure of the elite class. While Noh was graceful, Kabuki was loud, Noh was for educated people whereas anybody could enjoy Kabuki which relied heavily on grand costumes and bright Read the rest of this entry »

Oni Mask

Oni Mask

Oni Mask

Oni Mask

The skin is the largest organ of the body. There are 3 types of skin; Dry, Oily and Normal skin. Care for the skin will be discussed under three categories.

-care for dry skin.

-reducing/removal of stretch marks

-removal of wrinkles

Care for dry skin.

Dry skin results from lack sebum or oil production. Sebum is an oily material made within the skin cells and is vital to having healthy, elastic skin. Dry skin does not make enough oil. The issue must addressed both internally and externally. Read the rest of this entry »

Hannya Mask

Hannya Mask

Hannya Mask

Hannya Mask

There has been a phenomenal growth of traditional Japanese tattoo designs in the past few years. It used to be that tattoos were relegated to the Yakuza or Japanese gangs and the criminals in the society. Just the site of a tattoo used to and still can strike fear into people. However, Japan is a rapidly changing country and they are starting to see the value in tattoos and more and more people have a deep respect for them. For most tattoo artists and tattoo enthusiasts alike Japanese designs have always been sought after. Here are some Japanese tattoo Read the rest of this entry »