Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani
Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani
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She puts make-up on the dead: mortuary beautician who provides free services to Indonesian families says she ‘made an oath to God’ to help the poor

  • Gloria Elsa Hutasoit, who began offering free mortuary beautician services in 2017, says every corpse requires a different treatment according to how they died
  • She often uses expired cosmetics donated by benefactors, and even runs private mortuary make-up classes on a pay-as-you-can scheme

Topic |   Beauty
Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani
Mortuary make-up beautician Gloria Elsa Hutasoit at home with her beauty tool case. Photo: Sylviana Hamdani
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