Beauty Beat: Your Skin Is Your Canvas
January 20, 2009
Further, a team of sociologists at Texas Tech found no link among Southern college
students between religiousness and number of piercings or tattoos. So, now how are
you supposed to let your freak flag fly? May I suggest scarification?
Written by: Jessica Behnham
Tattoos and piercings send social signals. In some cultures, you're saying, "I'm healthy"—suffering
the pain and health risks of body modification demonstrates biological fitness. In
ours, the message is more like, "I'm down for anything."
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