Body adornment is something that a person puts on or changes to embellish upon himself. It can beautify one’s outer self, heighten self-esteem, be a sign of status or even serve as a cultural symbol. According to Diction... More »

Jewish men wear the kippah, a religious skullcap that is a sign of awareness, respect and reverence to a higher power. Muslim women wear hijab, various garments to cover her body, maintain modesty, be respectable and obe... More » World View Religion

Body wraps are a popular spa treatment that spas claim melt inches off or detoxify the body of impurities. WebMD explains that such promises to deliver weight loss or other health benefits just aren't supported by scient... More »

One fun body paint design is to paint the subject person the same color as the wall or floor, so it looks like the person is part of the background. Alternatively, body paint can make a person blend in with nature if the... More » Beauty & Fashion Body Art

Body art uses the human body as a means of artistic expression. Body art includes piercing, tattooing, painting or scarring, and it can include adornments, such as clothes, shoes and hair coloring. More »

The oldest known tattoo was discovered on the 5,200-year-old body of a man known as the Iceman, found on the Italian-Austrian border in 1991. Based on the locations of the markings, experts theorize that the tattoos on t... More »

Some of the reasons that people get body piercings are cultural customs, the desire to appear fashionable, the thrill associated with getting a piercing and the yearning to customize the body to fit someone's personality... More »