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The Himba: Namibia's iconic red women

The Himba women of northern Namibia are famous for their use of <i>otjize</i>, a paste of butter, fat and red ochre, which they apply to their hair and skin.

The Himba women of northern Namibia are famous for their use of otjize, a paste of butter, fat and red ochre, which they apply to their hair and skin.