Since ancient times, different kind of body modifications are in practice to follow the aesthetics, sexual improvement, rites of passage, spiritual values; to show group membership or association; to create different and unique body art or for self-expression. Sometimes, people go for weird kind of modification just to look different from others. Passion of people to look unique is not limited to piercing or tattooing only. Nowadays, people do not hesitate for one time to go for scarification, Ear Sharpening, Extreme Corset, Neck Rings, Breast implants, skull implants, etc. Some of the modifications are so weird and awkward. Here, we give you information about some of the most dangerous body modifications that are practiced all over the world!
This is really painful body modification, in which, very hot or cold iron rod with any brand design is applied on the living skin of human to bring the image on that area of skin. It is eventually practiced on cattle to recognize them but now, it is in the fashion and people go for it. In the ancient time, human branding was in practice for the slaves.
In today’s date, full-scale branding is in demand; in which disinfected iron rod heated up for long period of time and applied on the human skin for the duration of time till it create the wound of third degree burn! All the nerves that are damaged or you can say destroyed due to the third degree burn will never regenerate and couldn't feel anything. After long period of time, that wound or branding design will get the new skin that form the design and stay forever.
In this kind of body modification, any external shape of heart, star, moon, clover, or pumpkin is embedded under your skin to get the outlined 3 dimensional structure of it. People do the subdermal body implants in the chest, hand or head region. People used to implant different shapes or silicone-covered magnets.
Some people who are mistrustful about the protection of valuable information can also implant RFID chips with the help of this modification technique to store personal data. Some high health risks are accompanied with the Subdermal Implant such as infection due to the foreign object, allergies and procedure itself are so dangerous for any individual’s health.
Earlobe stretching is performed from the ancient time; it is also practiced as part of the tradition in some of the Thailand tribes. The process of earlobe stretching starts from the piercing. Once piercing is done, ring is placed in the whole and gradually size of ring is increased depending on the elasticity of your ear skin. Do not stretch your ear skin immediately after piercing otherwise it may lead to scratching and breaking of the skin.
This is one of the new styles of body modification in which your tongue is divided into the two parts. Tongue splitting is acquired by small operation in which tongue is literally get cut into the two parts down to the center. This cutting is performed in such a manner that after the tongue splitting both sections of the tongue move in their respective manner.
Sometimes, people don't think twice even before laser surgery to get the body modification of tongue splitting. This process is really painful and it may lead to infection and you may not eat properly till it gets cured.
Tooth Filing is normally done by the person who has bad shape of teeth. With tooth filling, you can shape your teeth to make them look good. Historically, tooth filing is performed in spiritual light and to alter the negative emotions that are believed to be inherited in the teeth. But in the today’s world, people do tooth filling to look different and more stylish than other people.
This is the crazy fashion seen in the women of 19th century. In the process of tightlacing, tight corset is used to wear by woman to get the 14 inch waist after long period time. It was so much famous in the women to get the thinnest waist. They used to wear the tight corset for 24/7 from very young age. Even, they forced their daughter to wear the tightest corset from the age of 14!
Craze of getting the thinnest waist by tightlacing may leads to some of the major health problems. It reduces the blood circulation. Reduce the size and capacity of digestive system. Diaphragm becomes useless for breathing and because of the tight fitting in the lower region, breathing problem may occur.
In the 19th century, women wanted to do body modification to get the thinnest waist by using the tightest corset. Modification is changed by changing itself into the corset piercing. This piercing is done in such a formation that it looks like the back side of the corset. In all those wholes, you can fit a small rings with which you can lace yourself with ribbon. This piercing is temporary and at the end of all craze, you will have nothing but lots of holes in your back that have swollen and infected. It can threaten your health.
Combination of niddle and eye is really doesn’t sounds good as it can never get you good results; you may damage your eyes with the niddle more than anything else. But people, who are crazy to go for extreme body modification, go for it by doing tattoo in their eyes! This is the cosmetic tattoo that needs to perform in the best hygienic situation otherwise one may lose his/her eyesight. But now it is better that you can go for coloring contact lenses instead of this corneal tattooing.
Institute of Innovative Ocular Surgery of Netherland has invented this new modification in the year of 2002. In this method, eye surgeon will place a small piece of jewelry just right to your eyeball with the eye surgery. This modification is legal only into the Netherland and it is already illegal in other courtiers. Only some of the people have done this modification still there is no sign of side effects.
Similar to human branding, scarification is a course to develop the creative and inventive application of scars in the totally restricted manner to get the design with scar skin forever. There are different methods to do scarification like cutting, chemical scarification, dremel scarification, injection scarification, tattoo gun scarification, skin removal, ash rubbing etc.
This process is very slow and painful as it removes the upper layer skin. When you go for this body modification, take care of the hygiene level of place. As there are more chances to get infected by any viruses or bacteria with unhygienic instruments.
In this surgery, ear is modified in the particular way to get look of pointed ear that looks like a wolf ear. This modification is advised to do with the professional person. It is less painful than scarification and branding.
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