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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Female genital mutilation and cosmetic surgery: regulating nontherapeutic body modification.
Body: At this event, tattoos and nose rings are just the beginning Continued from Page G1 Tania Reed puts face makeup on Nathan Clare as he gets ready for a body modification performance at John Henry's.
The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health in Wales said it believed new rules should be introduced to cover all forms of body modification, including piercing, cosmetic fillers and the extreme practice of scarification.
Her work examines the social construction of bodies, embodied resistance and body modification practices.
EXPERTS have called on the Welsh Government to take steps to regulate the whole body modification industry rather than just cosmetic piercing.
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A North Carolina high school student has won the right to wear a nose stud in class after claiming that it was an essential part of her faith in the Church of Body Modification.
Tattooing is only one form of body modification, and maybe Mr Rutherford should look closer to home at his wife's or children's pierced ears before tarring all of us with the same brush.
Strange believes that the unique body modification allows him to escape into a meditative state, aiding in his quest to conquer his fear of heights.
Having a so-called bagel head might look cool, but the bizarre body modification might be dangerous.
These online classes are specifically designed for the body art industry and are suitable for all types of body art professionals: tattoo artists, body piercers, permanent cosmetics technicians, electrologists, and body modification practitioners.
Children as young as 11 are nudging towards body modification practices once reserved for hardcore punks, reports the Courier Mail.