25 Surreal Body Modifications That Will Make You Cringe

Body modification is the deliberate altering of the human anatomy. In other words, it can be anything from a pierced ear to transdermal implants. You probably know someone with a tattoo or maybe even a piercing here or there, but we’re almost willing to bet that you have probably never seen anything like this. We dare you to look at these 25 surreal body modifications and not cringe.

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Human branding

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Also known as stigmatizing, human branding is the process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes a permanent decoration.


Genital beading

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Genital beading is the practice of inserting small beads made of various materials beneath the skin of the genitals. As well as being an aesthetic practice, this is usually intended to enhance the sexual pleasure of partners during vaginal or anal intercourse.


Corneal tattooing

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Corneal tattooing is a body modification in which the cornea, is permanently tattooed. Ouch!


Eye ball tattooing

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But the cornea is not the only part of an eye that can get tattooed. The white of the eye can also be modified. Some people have ornaments tattooed right on their eyeballs while others choose to change the color entirely.




A type of scarification, abrasion is a practice in which layers of human skin are removed through abrasion. It can be done either mechanically (e.g. using sandpaper) or chemically (by means of corrosive chemicals).

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