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Nihongami is a traditional Japanese women's hairstyle mainly from Azuchi-Momoyama period (1568 to 1603) to the end of the Edo period (1603-1868). Today the hairstyle is most often seen with maiko (geisha apprentices) and for special events such as a wedding and New Year's celebrations. Nihongami typically consists of four parts with its hair volumized front, sides and back. It requires long hair carefully combed to tie the top-knot together with special hair wax, called bintsuke. Kanzashi, special hair ornaments, usually add the finishing touch to this hairstyle. Nihongami uses only Motoyui, a string made of paper and in a very special way.

Nowadays there is another way to set up Nihongami,which uses your hair with hair gum and pin. It's called 'Shin-Nihongami'. It is easy to try how it looks like with Japanese traditional hair!

Very gorgeous!


When you are interested in NIHONGAMI,please             me. We can discuss in advance about your idea ,the occasion you would like to use it for and if your hair is suitable for this.


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