Thursday, January 8, 2009

The Himba people of Namibia


The Himba adult women colour their skin twice a day with a mixture of ground red ochre, sap and butter, and rub this all over their skin and hair. This is called ‘otjize’. They also grind up herbs and use them as perfume. If you do an internet search you will find a hundred good images of Himba women, but only a couple of the men. This is probably because the HImba women are so stunning to look at no photographer is going to waste film on the men. READ


samax said...

"you got to have STYLE, and learn to be original!"

jasiatic said...

very beautiful