Makeup Methods of Sangam Era

சங்க கால ஓப்பனை முறைகள்

  • S Kavitha Guest Lecturer, Part Time Research Scholar, Government Womens Arts College, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India
  • K Raja Lakshmi Associate Professor, Tamil Department, Government Womens Arts College, Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Beautification, Dressing Makeup, Sangam Literature


After the baby is born, makeup starts within seconds. People of the Sangam era lived in harmony with nature and ate natural foods, so their body looked beautiful. The narrator’s comments are mostly in the autographs They made up in comparison with nature. Face, cup eyes, bow eyebrows, conical neck, pearly teeth, lotus hands, banana leg, flagellum, and red fingers are all for the body parts. Likened to parables. They excelled in art, culture, gift, valor, education. He lived his life very tastefully and fully. Both men and women led a good family with love, romance and valor in their inner and outer lives. In order to distinguish their appearance from others, they apply make-up to their body parts such as head, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, neck, face, hands, fingers, chest area, pelvis, both legs, toes and feet. Both men and women wear makeup, and women are more into makeup! Men wear less make-up. Neck painting, embalming; And the purpose of this science is to study the tools used for makeup.

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