Male and female make-up process is basically the same, except that feminine beauty is emphasized.
At the beginning of the twentieth century the Cantonese Opera artists were heavily made up with crude cosmetics. Beginning since 1930s this have been improved by borrowing techniques from Beijing Opera and Western drama and movies. Artificial hair is used in different ways. Everything intended to beautify and making it more natural. At the same time cosmetics of better quality gradually became available.
Her some stages of applying the make-up: