Body Modification

Society And Tattoos

Kevin Bailey | Posted 04.04.2017 | UK Style
Kevin Bailey

So, why are people made to feel like they have done wrong? Why should they second guess their choices in getting tattooed? How does a person's artwork on their skin, deem them different to the 'norm' of society?

Scarification Is One Of The Most Extreme Tattooing Trends Yet (GRAPHIC)

The Huffington Post UK | Rosy Cherrington | Posted 18.12.2015 | UK Style

WARNING: This article contains graphic images of scarification. Tattoos may be pretty commonplace these days, but one age-old body modification tre...

Lived In: The Skin You're In

Jordan Errington | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Jordan Errington

Society and media put a lot of pressure on people to look a certain way, not just to weigh a certain amount, fit into a certain size and wear all the latest trends, the pressure is so deep rooted it affects all aspects of our lives, including how we treat our skin.

Man Has Ears Cut Off So He Looks More Like His Pet Parrots

The Huffington Post UK | Steven Hopkins | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK

As far as bird-brained ideas go, this is a good one. Having already tattooed his face and eyeballs so he looks more like his beloved parrots, Ted ...

These People Will Preserve Your Tattoos When You Die...

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 21.09.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Everyone knows a tattoo is for life, but now it can last for eternity thanks to the National Association for the Preservation of Skin Art (NAPSA). ...

The Answer To The Question 'What Will Your Tattoos Look Like When You're Older?'

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 13.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Anti-inkers are always saying "Don't you ever think what it will look like when you're old?". Now people with tattoos don't need to worry. Courtesy...

A Bon Jovi Fan Just Got The World's Worst Tattoo

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Some people live to regret their tattoos, but even if you've got a pointless Nando's logo enshrined on your bum, you'll feel better looking at this pi...

This Guy Had His Nose Cut Off To Look Like A Comic Book Villain

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

A Venezuelan comic book fan has gone to possibly the most extreme lengths yet to look like his favourite Marvel character. Henry Damon, 37, underwe...

Achilles Heel Piercing - Just One Step Too Far?

Antonia Mariconda | Posted 21.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Antonia Mariconda

Body Modification is a process whereby people undergo some pretty extreme modifications to their bodies such as horn shaped implants to the forehead and multiple piercings to various parts of the body including genitalia and orifices.

If You Don't Know What A Tattooth Is, You're Not Down With The Kids

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here's something that may make you rethink all the times you rolled your eyes at grills and gold teeth: tooth tattoos. Also called 'tatteeth', den...

GRAPHIC: This Man's Tongue Is Literally In His Cheek

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

We thought we'd seen it all with Diablo Delenfer, the self-titled Devil Man who had body modifications to include horns and a forked tongue. But e...

This Guy Spent £10,000 To Look Like The Devil

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Some people have spent thousands to look like Barbie and Ken, others hanker after Cheryl Cole's dimples. But one man has fixated on a particular c...

Platinum Eye Implants

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.11.2013 | UK Tech

The world of body implants is a far-ranging one. At one end of the scale are those who feel the need to stick a phone-sized sensor in their arm to ...

Raising The Bar: Why Are Facial Piercings Deemed Unprofessional?

Gabrielle Leimon | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Gabrielle Leimon

Here I am finishing my university degree and finding myself once more in the tedious ceremonial that is the job hunt. The constant string of CV printing, interviews and searching. This is a fairly unpleasant process for most, but for someone with facial piercing it's always a bit more uncomfortable.

Technological Body Modification: In Pursuit of Singularity

Clare Acheson | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK Tech
Clare Acheson

Researchers and amateur practitioners alike are fusing man and machine to speed up communication and boost intelligence. Body modification programmes that embrace the study of and desire for the transitioning of humanity through technology are emerging around the world.

'Stalking Cat' Found Dead In Apparent Suicide

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

A man who devoted his life to making himself look like a tiger has died in an apparent suicide. Dennis Avner, who preferred to be known by his Nat...