Different Types of Body Art
These are the different types of body art:
Jewelry is the most common type. This is a temporary type which almost everyone wears (sometimes) like a ring or necklace.
Tattoos are a type of body art which is permanent. Tattoos are made by colored materials inserted underneath the skins surface. The most common great get tattooed are:
- Wanting to show your individuality and uniqueness
- Belonging to a group that has tattoos
- Pleasing your partner
- Identifying using a (known for tattoos) subculture
Piercings really are a temporary type (which may leave a scar when removed). Body piercing is the creation of an opening in the human body in which jewelry could be worn and the word piercing describes this opening. The most common piercing is an earring, but you can get a piercing in almost everybody part of your body.
Nail art is another temporary type that is applied on your nails. It is absolutely nice and affordable. It exists of (colourful) decorations on your (natural or fake) nails. It can be anything from stones and sparkles to tiny feathers.
Body paint can also be a temporary type. It is painted on to the skin, and only lasts for a number of hours.
Nowadays body painting has become very popular in the use of TV an film projects, advertising, media, sporting, modeling events, runway, and much more.
Airbrush is a temporary type as well. Ink is sprayed on to the skin by an artist (sometimes through a stencil). The resulting design usually mirrors the look of a real tattoo, with no pain. If you use the best inks, the tattoo can last up to a minimum of two weeks.
Henna is another temporary type. Henna the paste of a flowering plant which is used for body (and fingernails) paint and hair dye, especially in various festivals and celebrations. The paste is left around the skin for a few hours to overnight and the stain lasts a few days to some month. How long it will last depends on how long it is allowed to remain on the skin, the quality and the individual type of skin.
Tooth Art is also a type of body art. The are different types of tooth art, some are permanent, some are temporary:
- you can replace your tooth (or teeth) with (a) gold one(s)
- you can get a (removable) cap for just one tooth
- you can get a (removable) grill for all of you (upper)teeth
- you can get a diamond into one tooth (or in more teeth)
Scalpelling is a kind of body art, which procedure is comparable to piercing and it is also for the creation of decorative perforations through the skin and other body tissue. It is most commonly used as a replacement for or enhancement of ear piercings.
Implants are a temporary type (which may leave a scar when removed). Implants are devices placed under your skin for decorative purposes. You could possibly get them in different shapes through an incision.
Branding is a permanent type of body art in which a mark (usually emblematic or pattern), is burned to the skin,
with the intention of making a scar. This is performed utilizing a hot or very cold branding iron.
Another permanent type is Scarification. This involves etching, scratching, or some sort of superficial incision or cutting as a permanent body modification, etching pictures, words or designs to the skin. During this process, scars are formed by cutting the skin.