South India: Kerala and Tamil Nadu - Uncornered Market
Kathakali Make-Up Session - Kerala, India

Kathakali Make-Up Session - Kerala, India

A kathakali dancer waits patiently as bits of formed paper are secured to his face with rice glue. The make-up session can take up to two hours. The vibrant colors come from rubbing natural stones and minerals together with coconut oil. Read more about our visit to Kerala.

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