body art

(redirected from Body decoration)
The practice of adorning the body with piercings, tattoos, brandings, or scarifications

body art

Tattooing, body piercing, and body painting.
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In the Middle East and North Africa, the paste is used as a natural ingredient for hair dye or body decoration.
The traditional tattoo was considered a painful rite of passage, a body decoration, a talisman against malevolent forces, a mark of bravery, a visible mark of religious and political affiliations in the community, and a symbol of status or affluence.
Much has been written about the physical, cultural, social, and psychological implications for the traditionally pierced individual yet, despite the rising prevalence of non-traditional body decoration, very little has been published in medical and nursing literature on this type of body art (DeBoer et al, 2013).
Cyclists initially met on the grass area behind the Mochyn Ddu pub for bike and body decoration, in a cordoned and screened-off area allowing access only to riders and their families.
Those with the urge for ink should take care of spelling mistakes because a body decoration is permanent.
319), along with illustrations of Tiwi visual codes and symbols, is helpful for understanding Tiwi art, whether ceremonial body decoration, artefact embellishment or traditional storytelling illustration as bark 'paintings'.
Incidentally, the same term is used to describe the entire industry of body decoration, which includes tattoos and body piercings, branding, and body painting.
Adding 'Miss U' to the body decoration will be a fitting tribute which enables Chaudhary to keep on going, it seems.
Four Tingari men of the Tjampitjinpa, Tjangala, Tjapanangka and Tjapangati kinship subsections camped at the site applying their body decoration before travelling north-east along the side of Lake Mackay.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- A total of 551 vehicles are wanted for impoundment for flouting car body decoration rules during the celebrations of the 40th National Day, over the period from November 30 to December 5, according to a top police official at the Traffic and Patrols Directorate of Abu Dhabi Police.
Embassy in New Delhi involved more than 175 ELPs and featured a bazaar at Deputy Chief of Mission Donald Lu's residence, where there were elephant rides, local crafts and henna body decoration, an Indian tradition.
If that sort of body decoration is something people want to do, then I see no reason why they can't wait until they are 18 to do it on an informed basis.