April 5, 2013
“According to tradition in the geisha world, for a week before the climactic night (i.e. of the deflowering of the young geisha), the deflowerer spent every evening with the young girl, massaging her thighs with egg WHITE. Each night he reached he reached a little higher, so that when the moment finally arrived, it was not such a shock”.
[from the book, Madame Sadayakko, the Geisha who Seduced the West ~ Lesley Downer]