My First Foray into Igbo Makeup

I'm trying this year to immerse myself deeper into my culture. I think we have some of the most beautiful traditions in the world. It's a pity that so much of it has been abandoned, but that's a story for another post. I have no idea why such a beautiful and visually stunning form of adornment would be rejected by our people in favour of the blander style of European-style makeup. I'm not criticizing this style of makeup, but you and I know that if I went to work in Nigeria like this I would get a lot of funny looks and might even be sent home, whereas if I was wearing European makeup like

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