Speaking of Eric Stango (of Lifestyles in Connecticut), I also wanted to show one more fun piercing project he’s done — this set of pierced whiskers, which is wonderfully appropriate on a woman named Cat. Seriously! He did them by first piercing the client with a set of 14ga labrets, and once those were healed and stable, he replaced them with a set of 14ga labret backings with long black teflon whiskers attached. Now what I want to know, is does this count as a mod that gives you a “sixth sense” in the same way that magnets do, if you use them like an animal does, walking through a dark and crowded room, using the whiskers as “feelers” to make sure your body doesn’t bump into anything? Either way, very cute and charming.
Mike Knight from Velvet Grip Family Tattoo in West Hollywood, California sent me this fascinating little lip project he did. I was a bit worried when I first saw it because there’s a right way to do this piercing and a wrong way, and the sad truth is that most of the time it gets done the wrong way. But I’m quite happy to report that what you’re seeing here is a healed project. Mike did it by first doing four lip piercings (two on each side) using 12ga labrets. When those healed, he replaced them with a pair of 12ga D-rings with gemstone beads, giving the client a unique bit of body art that I’d wager few have seem before.
I swear, every time Evil_Emil sends in a new photo, I think it’s somebody new. With his new haircut, Emil once again is unrecognizable, even though the rest of his modifications remain the same.
Look at those eyes. Seriously, how incredible are those? You know she wants to say something, but that ribbon is stopping her, so she only has her eyes to tell the story. Symmetry fans are going to love this, up until they see the nostril piercing, then all bets are off.
Photo by Cody Wayne Bridges.
With his vast assortment of modifications, the Mechanical Demon has transformed from a human into something much more. While I don’t have the list of artists who have worked on him, I do know that Arseniy Andersson is responsible for the ear pointing/reshaping.
Sideshow PittBull is one sexy beast, don’t you agree?