Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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Buddha and bronzer: The Japanese monk who lives a double life as an American make-up artist

  • Kodo Nishimura kept his love of lipstick a secret from his parents when he was growing up in a Buddhist temple in Tokyo in the 1990s

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Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
Make-up artist and Buddhist monk Kodo Nishimura speaks at a talk in Tokyo. Photo: AFP
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