Cultural / Tribal Look

Cultural / Tribal: Fashion design is the applied art dedicated to clothing and lifestyle
accessories created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time.

Picture references
Model: Maddison
Photographer: Anthony Smith
Stylist: Katrina Hatfield

  • Your prior knowledge of blow-drying / styling and braiding capabilities have been determined prior to your participation.
  • You have experienced some practical and theory learning activities / session, in preparation for your photo-shoot
  • You are currently practicing in class.
  • You will need to collect ideas for inspiration for your assignment layout and makeup designs.

Learning Outcome
At the end of this session you should/ will be able to select, and apply makeup using the makeup resource as a guide. Apply your creativity using techniques you have acquired from Blow drying, thermal styling, Using hot curlers, hot tongs, straighteners, hair styling and braiding.

You will have an understanding of and researched Cultural & Tribal Hairstyles/ Make-up/Fashion


The 2010 make-up videos (left) shows Cultural/Tribal Make-up Designs/Hairstyles. Press play to view the practical make-up demonstration.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you develop your Cultural/Tribal hair design principals through your research, while collecting pictures and information to collate in your gallery portfolio.

There is a specific design principal to consider when completing the Cultural/Tribal look, fashion design is the applied art, dedicated to clothing and lifestyle accessories, created within the cultural and social influences of a specific time.
You will have an understanding of /and will research Cultural/Tribal, Clothing/ Hairstyles/ Make-up/Fashion.

For this activity you will need to access a manikins head using long hair or a model, which has clean and dry hair preferably freshly washed.

You are invited to try the Cultural/Tribal look technique you have researched, once you have discussed this with your teacher and seen demonstrations of the Cultural/Tribal look.

Be sure you fill out your Hairstyle Analysis Sheet for your Cultural/Tribal hair design, have your Teacher view your completed Hairstyle Analysis Sheet, discuss your design.
You are able to make personal modifications to your Cultural/Tribal Look Manikin Head as needed.

Further learning, down load a make-up analysis sheet, you may like to try using the example make-ups used in the demonstration videos or create your own Cultural/Tribal inspired make-up look.
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