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8 Most Extreme Cultural Body Modifications

The Kayan women of Northern Thailand are known for the exquisite and incredible brass coils they wear around their necks. They are often called the "long necks" or the "giraffe women" by outsiders and can wear up to 25 coils, which many never take off.

from Refinery29

15 Striking Portraits Show Extreme Body Modification Like You Haven't Seen It Before

These 15 Portraits Show Body Modification In A Beautiful Light #refinery29 http://www.refinery29.com/body-modification-portraits#slide-6 Stephanie Von Hutter-Thomas of International Suspension Alliance.

from Oddee

8 Most Extreme Cultural Body Modifications

"Proud Primitives, the Nuba People" by Oskar and Horst Luz @ National Geographic November 1966 // "In the mountains of southern Sudan some 50 groups perpetuate distinctive dialects and customs, including whole- body scarification"

Body modifications are being seen more and more as tattoo culture is evolving too ; from horns, to pointed ears, eye ink, and piercings. This is counted as the extreme alternative beauty.