Heian Era

Take a journey back in time to the enchanting Heian Era and discover the rich cultural heritage of ancient Japan. Uncover the secrets of this captivating period and gain insight into the art, literature, and customs of the time.
A woman with teeth stained black by the practice of Ohaguro. Kyoto, Teething, Humour, Samurai, Maquillaje, Beleza, Culture, Black Teeth, Lindas

Ohaguro (which may be translated as ‘blackened teeth’) is a practice in which people (usually women) dye their teeth black. While this custom is known to be practiced in different parts of the world, including Southeast Asia, the Pacific Islands, and even South America, it is most commonly associated with Japan.

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