Young girl having made herself up with thanaka (Nyaungshwe). This plant powder is now used by City Burmese women as a cosmetic.

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Young girl having made herself up with thanaka (Nyaungshwe). This plant powder is now used by City Burmese women as a cosmetic.
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Young Burmese girl having made herself up with thanaka (Nyaungshwe - Myanmar). A distinctive feature of the culture of Myanmar and a beauty secret of Myanmar women, the thanaka is a plant powder which protects them in paddy fields from the scorching hot rays of the sun but is applied as a natural fragrant make-up by City girls and women. Jeune fille Birmane au visage maquillé avec la poudre végétale appelée thanaka (Nyaungshwe - Birmanie). Trait caractéristique de la culture de Birmanie et secret de beauté pour les Birmanes, le thanaka les protège dans les rizières des ardeurs du soleil mais est appliqué comme un maquillage naturel odorant par les filles et femmes citadines.
Location: Nyaungshwe Myanmar