Body Art

How about looking like a demonic elf on the shelf for Christmas?

There are all sorts of festive ways to do your make up this season.<p>From Christmas tree eye make-up to festive nail designs, you could look different …

Christmas

Artist tattoos 40,000 cross marks on his body to highlight animal rights

This is Alfredo Meschi.<p>He turned vegan three years ago, having spent the past 50 years fighting for animal rights.<p>Initially from a family of …

Body Modification

Why these Illawarra friends love the pain and beauty of tattoos

More to come: Jenny Nipperess loves the pain and the beauty of tattoos. She plans to get more but urges others to think before inking.<p><b>More Than Skin</b> …

Tattoos

This Costume Made Entirely of Body Paint and Glitter Is Unreal

You'll want to watch the video like, five times.<p>Halloween is upon us, and you know what that means: themed parties <i>all</i> weekend long. Instead of repeating your costume every night, or buying a whole new one, try body paint instead. In the video above, freelance artist Mia Kennington shows you how to …

Body Modification

The model earning an income showing off her body art

Inked: Each tattoo is carefully planned. Katia doesn't get her body art on a whim. Photos: Sylvia Liber<p>More Than Skin Deep Series<p>Katia Kubacki is …

Tattoos

Katia’s earning an income showing off her body art

Inked: Each tattoo is carefully planned. Katia doesn't get her body art on a whim. Photos: Sylvia Liber<p>More Than Skin Deep Series<p>Katia Kubacki is …

Australian News

Old tattoo to blame for woman's 'cancer'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Doctors in Australia suspected that a woman had a type of cancer called lymphoma, but they were stunned when they put her enlarged lymph node under a microscope -- and instead found black tattoo pigment from 15 years ago to which her immune system was just now reacting.<p>They recounted the …

Tattoos

Smart Ink Tattoos Turn Body Art into Mood Ring for Your Health

Thanks to myriad technological advancements over the past few years, wearable tattoos have burst onto the scene as everything from sweat-powered …

Science

Some of the world's worst body art with absolute howlers

And among the mistakes featured include the wrong use of words, such as "your" instead of "you're", or "to" instead of "too".<p>Apostrophes have also …

Body Modification

Little-known law in Japan tourists need to know about

That’s the upshot of a landmark court ruling in Osaka this past week which has all but banned tattoo parlours in the country.<p>In Australian tourism …

Japan

Tattoos move into cultural mainstream

LONDON (Reuters) - Mothers shopping with teenage children and parents pushing baby buggies joined the crowds of body art enthusiasts at this …

Tattoos

This Temporary Exhibit Explores the Permanence of Body Art

Opening November 19 at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, "Tattoo" explores the 5,000-year-old tradition of marking skin with ink.<p>Examining …

Tattoos

This Designer Just Reimagined Disney Princesses — In BDSM Gear

Most of us dropped our dream of becoming a Disney princess the moment we saw our childhood paradise clearly for what it really is: a fake castle in …

Makeup

Is your tattoo the reason you’re not getting a job?

It used to be that tattoos, piercings and other forms of body art were frowned upon in the workplace. But seeing as such body modifications have …

Canadian News

22 Game of Thrones Tattoos That Are So Hot You'll Scream "Dracarys"

If you're stuck trying to figure out what to do with yourself now that <b>Game of Thrones</b> has ended (and unfortunately won't be back for a while), we've come up with the perfect solution: get a tattoo! Not only will it hold you over until next season, but it's a great way to flaunt your Westeros …

Game of Thrones

Daegu festival: South Korea's body art show

South Korea

Illustrator Turns Her Beautiful Line Drawings into Charming Tattoos

Citing illustration as her predominant passion, Mexico City-based artist Sollefe embraces the art form “regardless of whether the final result is static or moving, whether it is large or small, whether it is personal or commercial.” This versatile approach to the practice culminates in an eclectic …

Illustration

The Painful Place Everyone Is Now Getting Tattooed

Ears aren't just for piercings anymore. The latest trend is to get your ear tattooed, and it's in a very painful place. The ink is going in that soft …

Tattoos

Your 3-Step Guide To Covering A Tattoo With Makeup

For those times when you want your body art to be more subtle...<p>If you have tattoos, chances are you love your body art and would never dream of hiding it. But if you're ever in a position where you'd rather have your tats covered up—like if you'll be attending your stuffy cousin's wedding and know …

Makeup

This Beautiful Body Art Proves Once and for All that Stretch Marks Are Gorgeous

Society teaches us that stretch marks are unattractive—something to be hidden away and ashamed of—and for women, this message is especially clear, as …

Lifestyle

Body Artist Creates a Series of Incredible Optical Illusions on Her Own Arm

Canberra, Australia face painter and body artist Lisha Simpson has created all sorts of incredible optical illusions on her very own arm for practice …

Body Modification

Artist Creates Striking Prints of Realistic Portraits Using His Hands as Stamps

California-based artist Russell Powell continues to create impressive imprints that blur the line between traditional portraiture and experimental body art. Using his hand as a makeshift stamp, Powell produces extraordinarily detailed depictions of realistic and expressive faces.<p>To create each …

Digital Art

You Won't Believe These Perfect Portraits Are Actually Body Art

Asks first grade teacher Russell Powell, who needs canvas panels when you have your palm?<p>While you're stuck painting directly onto paper, Russell Powell is producing remarkably detailed portraits directly onto his hand. The first grade teacher from San Jose, California is creating a unique kind of …

Digital Art

Girl Creates Incredible 'Beauty And The Beast' Body Art Using Only Eyeshadow

So magical ✨<p>A‘Beauty And The Beast’ fan has found a novel way to show her love for the new remake of the Disney film through makeup.<p>Simona Bosco …

Body Modification

LOOK: Falcons fanatic gets team 'body art' on the weirdest possible place - CBSSports.com

There's a difference between being a fan and being a fanatic<p>The word "fan" is derived from the word "fanatic," but the two have completely different …

Tattoos

How safe and sanitary is ‘body art’? Laws regulating tattoos, piercing vary widely.

Anyone who goes into a tattoo parlor in North Carolina can be assured that it has a permit from the state health department and that inspectors have checked the premises for safe and sanitary conditions. But go for a body piercing in the state and there’s no such protection. A state law, approved …

Public Health

Ice Cream Makeup Is Blowing Up on Instagram Long After Halloween

I scream, you scream, that these trends are getting out of hand.<p>I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream... makeup?<p>The trend is the latest beauty concept to take the internet by storm. And why not? From tomato and tampon and condom Beautyblenders, these days there seems to be no limit on …

Makeup

Explosion in Tattooing, Piercing Tests State Regulators

A man gets a U.S. flag tattooed on his hand at Jack Brown’s Tattoo Revival in Fredericksburg, Virginia. As tattoos, piercings and other body art …

Piercings

Cara Delevingne's Met Gala Sprayed-On Hair Was Recreated By A Makeup Artist For A Child With Cancer

'If you can’t have hair, have diamonds instead!'<p>A makeup artist recreated Cara Delevingne’s beauty look from this year’s Met Gala for a young cancer …

Met Gala

20 Tiny Finger Tattoos You'll Want Right Now

These delicate finger designs will inspire your next trip to the tattoo parlor.<p>Ahead, 20 chic, fun, and unexpected ideas for tiny finger tattoos from some of our favorite Instagram artists and Pinterest board finds.<p>1 Outer Space<p>2 Arrows<p>3 Cute Smile<p>4 The Eyes Have It<p>5 Area Code<p>6 Linear Design<p>7 …

Tattoos