Our Edo Beauty
This installment of cartoon-style drawings is about a contemporary girl sharing a room with a girl who has time-traveled from the Edo period to present-day Japan. It involves stories, ranging from casual daily conversations between two young women, to cosmetic culture including the makeup and fashion trends from the Edo period.
Japanese Traditional Hairdo
Demonstration videos (Japanese only) are available on the YouTube channel of the POLA Research Institute of Beauty & Culture.
COSMETIC CULTURE PLUS Vol.10
Cosmetic Culture PLUS is a free magazine published by POLA Research Institute of Beauty & Culture. The PDF file below is the Cosmetic Culture PLUS, vol.10, which features "Japanese traditional hairstyles." It introduces the basic knowledge of the history of Japanese traditional hairstyles, as well as some related terms.
Fashion and Make-up of Edo Beauties Seen in Ukiyo-e Prints
This is an English publication by POLA Research Institute of Beauty & Culture, which introduces makeup and hairstyles of women drawn in ukiyo-e prints.
Publisher: Pola Research Institute of Beauty & Culture (Feb. 2018)
Pages: 124 pages
Dimensions: 29.72 x 0.76 x 21.08 cm