Mali - As it is traditional amongst the Fulani women, the tattoo around her mouth indicates that she is married and is designed to make her less attractive to other men. The large golden earrings are also common among Fulani women.
"The photographic portraits of the homeless by Leff Jeffries are truly compelling. These beautiful pictures have been taken of women, men and children of all ages who have one thing in common: living on the streets.
A challenge with this photo.obviously good dental care was not available. Lots of character in this character's face. She's one of the many famous faces of Havana Cuba, and sits next to Bar Bodeguito del Medio. Some call her "La Famosa"
Tattooing the faces of young women is a tradition in Myanmar. Beautiful girls from villages in the Chin state had their faces tattooed in order to taint their beauty and stop men from other tribes and kingdoms from taking them away and forcing them.