Young Surma Girl, Ehtiopia A lacy pattern of delicate dots decorates the face of a young Surma girl. Her clay earplug enhaces her beauty. Photo by Carol Beckwith & Angela Fisher, from their book Faces of Africa.
Karo Woman, Ethiopia (Relying on nature and trade for what they need, the Karo decorate their bodies to enhance their looks and attract the opposite sex. Here, a woman named Kawo wears face paint that imitates a guinea fowl’s spotted plumage.
Afar woman, an ethnic group in the Horn of Africa. The Afar are the native people of Horn Africa.The world "Afar" means brave society by their language They primarily live in the Afar Region of Ethiopia