Mak Andam - Can You Go Without One

Mak Andam – Can You Go Without One?

In essence, ‘andam’, simply means to beautify or enhance one’s appearance. It used to be that the Mak Andam was a woman typically above the age of forty who got into the trade handed down from generation to generation. Her role was sometimes mired in controversial practices, secret chants that were supposedly able to ensure…