Cutaneous adornment in the Yoruba of south-western Nigeria - past and present.

@article{George2006CutaneousAI,
  title={Cutaneous adornment in the Yoruba of south-western Nigeria - past and present.},
  author={Adekunle Olufemi George and Adebola Olufunmilayo Ogunbiyi and Olaniyi O M Daramola},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={
          23-7
        }
}
The traditional practice of cutaneous adornment is rich and vast amongst the Yoruba in the south-western part of Nigeria. There are varieties of traditionally made products, such as oils, soaps, fragrances, and beads, that have been employed over the years to enhance body beauty. This rich cultural heritage, however, has more or less given way to the values of Western culture, together with the disadvantages of the latter, manifesting as sequelae on the skin. 
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