body modification


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body modification

n
(Clothing & Fashion) any method of permanently adorning the body, including tattooing and piercing
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There are some young people who use the body modification as a form of self-injury.
Her analysis concluded that such forms of body modification are not associated with positive self-esteem.
Such 'democratisation' and subsequent commodification of the tattooing process led to a situation wherein the desire of social elites to adopt this form of exotic body modification diminished.
Scarification involves etching, scratching, burning, branding or cutting designs onto the skin as a permanent form of body modification.
If you have a history of keloid (serious scarring) formation, you should avoid body modifications which puncture the skin.
There is a growing societal acceptance [of] body modification, like tattoos and piercings in the workplace, but that seldom secures employment," says Bradison.
The 48-year-old tattooist, who no longer runs Dr Evil's Body Modification Emporium in Princess Alley, Wolverhampton, spoke only to confirm his name and enter pleas at the city's Crown Court.
It was used to test the null hypothesis, subject to both groups coming from the same basic set or having the same median value in terms of each body modification intention.
The interviews were guided by a questionnaire addressing socioeconomic aspects, such as age, gender identity, sexual orientation, profession, income, educational level, having a private healthcare plan, and the neighbourhood and municipality of residence; the frequency in seeking SUS healthcare services; the primary difficulties in accessing the services sought; and body modification strategies and their impact on health.
CONVENTION Tattoo and Toy Convention More than 130 awardwinning tattoo and body modification artists from around the world will be gathering in Cardiff, along with some of the best toy, collectables, clothing, ceramics, jewellery and tattoo accessory retailers in the UK.