Body art that is not tattoing or piercing, such as temporary modifications, plastic surgery and corsetry.
Are Elf Ears The Next Must-Have Body Art?
So, you´ve pierced your nose, enlarged your earlobe holes and split your tongue. What´s next? How about elf ears?
Body Hair and Shaving
To shave or not to shave... that might be the question. Many people don´t think of it as such, but shaving body hair easily falls into the realm of body art.
The reshaping of the human body can take many forms, both temporary or permanent. Methods have varied with cultural preference but all are an attempt to express personal and societal ideals of beauty.
Corset Shapes and Styles
One of the key components to comfortable corsetry is making sure the style of the corset compliments your natural body shape.
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Corsetry refers to the practice of wearing a garment that laces tightly around the body, thus reducing the waist measurement. It can be done occasionally for fashion purposes or pursued full-time as a form of body art.
Corsets and Corseting
A corset is a lacing garment which reduces the size of the waist and can resculpt the body profile. It can be worn for fashion or for body modification.
In the quest to tattoo every part of the human body, it's finally gotten down to eyeballs. However this is not a casual tattoo process and should not be entered into lightly.
One of the most unique body art practices that ever evolved was the Chinese custom of foot binding. Learn more about this now obsolete practice.
Getting A Better Body Art Second Opinion
People often write to body art sites or post to forums asking for a second opinion about if they should get pierced or not. This really is something only an individual can decide for themselves, but here are some things to consider that might help the decision process.
Gold Teeth and Bright Smiles
When it comes to teeth and body art, the names of the game are most often white and gold. Take a look at tooth capping and grills.
Hair, The Universal Body Art
Would you believe one of the oldest and most practiced forms of body art is hair cutting, coloring and shaving? From ancient time to the modern age, hair is one of the most altered parts of the human body.
Is Facial Hair The Next Body Art Battleground?
Given the long histories of men and facial hair, you´d think that whether or not to wear a beard wouldn´t be a problem. However, more and more different organizations are starting to regulate men´s facial hair.
With the massive increase in popularity of tattooing in the mainstream, other forms of body art have slowly moved from the extreme margins into the heart of the modded community. Once a rarity, scarification has updated itself and now has a devoted group of practitioners and fans.
Summer Fair Body Art
Summertime weather and special events often come with opportunities for spur-of-the-moment body art. Learn more so that you can make the best choices for you and your family.
Teeth and Body Art
Although rarely thought of as art in modern Western culture, doing procedures to the teeth is actually a very ancient body modification. Reshaping and adornment of the teeth can be found throughout the world.
The Art of the Eyebrow
Changing the apparent shape or color of the eyebrow is a practice popular with many women, and yet can also be a source of appearance angst and frustration. Learn how eyebrow shape and color can effect how you look.
The Lady Who Wanted Turquoise Hair
Interesting things and spontaneous encounters tend to happen when you have technicolor hair. Here's a story about a little old lady who wishes she was blue-haired.
The World's Most Expensive Body Art
If price were no object, just what sort of body art would you get? Would it be permanent or temporary? Here are a few options for the world's most expensive body art.
Types of Body Jewelry
Here is a glossary of body jewelry types and what to consider when picking a piece of body jewelry.
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