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At a funeral, if your loved one in the coffin appears as if they are simply sleeping peacefully, it may alleviate your grief.

This is what Kotoko Sato, a funeral makeup artist, aims for when she cleans up the deceased with cosmetics specially made for them. Together with the beauty-products maker Falf Inc., Sato developed the makeup line in 2006 and since then has been teaching aspiring morticians in Japan how to give the deceased a final makeover.

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