Nowadays, piercings and tattoos are very common. Everyone has enjoyed the odd pain simply to enhance their appearance – after all, beauty is pain, right? Well, these people have taken the saying to a whole other – very real – level.
Body scarification in Sudan.
In Sudan, boys who have officially entered manhood are marked by the very popular body scarification. Not only their bodies are scarred, but also their faces. All of this is done without any anesthetics, of course.
Crocodile scarification in Papua New Guinea.
This overall body scarification is a very common ritual among young men in Papua New Guinea. The ultimate goals of the thousand little wounds is to make the skin look like crocodile skin.