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Body art

The semi-permanent or permanent modification of the body as a form of art, such as tattooing, piercing, and plastic surgery.

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Body art

bagel head

Arts & crafts; Body art

A new expression of body art that is achieved by dripping saline solution into the forehead until a large welt forms. The practitioner then presses a finger in the lump, leaving behind a bagel-like ...

Pin-up tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

Pinup tattoos are defined as drawings of sexy women, clad in scanty clothing. They are liked by men because of their alluring designs, although they can be sported by women as well. Perhaps the most ...

New School tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

New school veers away from traditionalism; it's all unique patterns and custom ideas that haven't been used before. It almost references a hip-hop and graffiti style: jagged edges, bubble lettering. ...

Typographic tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

Typographic tattoos are the most common amongst the tattoo industry. Typography is the fancy word for letters. Typographic tattoos have a wide range with a simple explanation. Anything tattoo that ...

Black and Grey tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

Any tattoo can be completed in black and gray, but as a style in and of itself, there are two specific branches of black and gray. 1)Aside from not using color, the defining characteristics of biker ...

Tribal tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

Tribal tattoos are without a doubt the oldest form of tattooing, with a 5,200 year old European mummy displaying what looks like the ancestor of today's tribal tattoos. Traditional tribal tattoos ...

Asian tattoo

Arts & crafts; Body art

There are 3 main sub-sections of Asian style tattoos: 1)Traditional Asian - It is thought that the Japanese might be the first people to have ever practice tattooing or irezumi (insertion of ink ...

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