For the Ekondas pygmies in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the most important moment in the life of a woman is the birth of her first child. She spreads a red preparation, a mixture of powder of ngola wood with palm oil, over her own body. The sophisticated hairstyles, made of a mud like paste, a mixture of ashes from bopokoloko leaves and palm oil.
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||© Patrick Willocq, France, Shortlist, Professional , Portraiture, 2016 Sony World Photography Awards. Series Name: Walé 2ème Regard
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