Running head: GENITAL PIERCING Genital Piercing Insert Name Institution Date: Genital piercing Genital piercing involves the piercing of ones genitals with the purpose of inserting pieces of jewellery in those openings that have been created (Angel, 2009). Genital piercing could be carried out to serve different purposes such as religious, erotic, cultural identification, and as a fashion statement. In most of the cases though, genital piercing has been done for aesthetics, to accentuate ones genitals, and as a sign commitment in some relationships. Genital piercing has been practiced over the years with there been indication of such practices in the Roman, Greek, and Indian ancient civilizations. Popularity of genital piercing The popularity of genital piercing has been increasing over the years as more people become aware and accept the practice.
It may seem like an odd idea that getting a tattoo can do all these very different things, but what a tattoo does is express one’s appreciation for one of the world’s oldest forms of artistic expression. Society’s views on tattoos are as varied as the different styles of tattoos themselves. Different regions, cultures, religions, and eras all have had an opinion on how they viewed the art of permanently marking the body. For example, before the days of the now established organized religions it is thought that tattoos were believed to have spiritual or “magical” healing and protective powers if placed in the appropriate place. Probably one of the most well known examples is The Iceman, “Oetzi”.
Tattoos: Reasons, Risk, and Sin Nicklaus Todd Gilbertson University of Phoenix Effective Essay Writing Com/150 February 12, 2009 Tattooing is done for many reasons. Some are good, some bad, some just plain dumb. Following, I will discuss a few ideas to help people make decisions when getting a tattoo. Reasons and Risks and the Religion aspects of the choosing process will also be discussed. Although tattoos may pose a health risk, people have many reasons for getting one; tattoos can be beautiful, safe, and not as sinful as some people may think.
Alexander Johanberg Prof. John Krupa Consumer Behavior DATE Emos When I would choose a subculture, I wanted to write about a subculture that differs from the norm markedly. Emos, which stand for emotional is a type of rock music, but became a fashion, and today, the two components are tied up to a completed subculture. I hope you will enjoy what I will describe about the subculture EMO. Emos like to dress in dark colors and the emo fashion has become popular within different categories. The emo subculture is not only about the music and fashion, it is also a way of thinking.
In this essay paper I will explain the Negative effects that come with getting tattoos, such as, Health risks, Society’s view, and financial harm. Good health is very important. That’s why you should be very careful when deciding to get a tattoo. Visit a range of studios, make sure the studio you choose is up to basic health standards. Make sure the studio you decide to go to has an autoclave or medical sterilization machine, and the needles are individual packaged, sealed and dated.
Why? Everyone today is involved actively in their look and the image they let others see of themselves, this being through a certain hair cut, their choice of clothes and other adornments, looking closely at the tattoos, present in a large percentage of youngsters as well as “piercings”, looking also at other more extreme changes which are being accepted as normal nowadays. -Why Body-mod and plastic surgery have similar effects on a persons look and self-confidence, and how a procedure makes them fit in their desired group in society, or not. Plastic surgery and body-art serve the same purpose serve the same purpose, altering your shape, colour, gender, and it determines which subculture you will fit in, or completely the opposite ( it will make you “not fit in at all”, but by defect you will already be part of a subculture, no matter how different you make yourself look, there is always someone else too). -The gender: A closer examination of gender benders, through artificially modifying the body ( transgenders and the
Tattooing is the insertion into the skin of coloring materials that leave a permanent mark. Body piercing is a second form of body art or modification or ornamentation, where the skin and underlying tissues is pierced to allow a hole for jewelry to be inserted and then stretched over time. Body ornamentation is extension of human symbolic thought. Various cultures use the body as a canvas to communicate ideas and only
Tattoos are a way to express yourself using your body as a human canvas. There are many different types of tattoos but one of the most common is portraits. Portraits of maybe a lost loved one, whether it is a family member or a friend. Tattooing their faces on them expresses how much that person meant to you and the influence they had on you. Sometimes instead of a portrait, others get a quote that those people use to say or a note they wrote before they past.
Body art, as the name suggests, is art made on, with, or consisting of, the human body1. It is not just limited to just tattoos and body piercings, but also includes scarifications, branding, and body painting etc. It is considered a type of art whereby artists would use their body to bring across a certain kind a message. Tattoos, are markings made on the skin, by injecting colored ink into one’s skin layer (dermis), to alter the skin’s natural color. Tattoos are a form of identification to mark one’s rank or status and sometimes part of a tradition.
Plastic surgery involves both surgical and medical techniques and it is specifically concerned with maintaining normal appearance, restoring it, or enhancing it beyond the average level toward some aesthetic ideal. Nowadays, more and more people tend to get plastic surgery done with their body parts. Reconstructive procedures can correct facial or body defects. They include congenital defects like ear deformities and cleft lips and palates, aftermath of disease treatments like woman's breast after breast cancer surgery or traumatic injuries such as burns or dog bites. By cosmetic procedures, body parts with which individual is not satisfied can be altered.