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What To Consider Before Making Permanent Changes And Alternations To Your Body?

In today’s day and time, most of us have done some sort of body alteration or another. But what’s safe and what should we take time with? What should we consider before making these permanent changes? Here’s what we think…

  • Tattoos – tattoos are an age old method when it comes to expressing yourself. It’s also one of the most permanent ways to alter your skin. More often than not, people choose words and pictures that have a special meaning to them to get inked permanently onto their body. Unfortunately, we humans are famous for making hasty choices and having a change of heart. So when it comes to this change, unless you are willing to spend on tattoo removal machines or getting inked over, you are pretty much stuck with what you choose. So do take your time to think over your decision to get inked, as well as what exactly you’re inking onto your body.
  • Cosmetic surgeries – the internet and all its social media platforms are making people doubt their self-confidence. As a result, we are often on the hunt for a perfect nose, lips or a perfect jaw line. And when push comes to shove, cosmetic surgeries seem to be the solution most people opt for. Unfortunately for us, the success rates and the failures are pretty neck-to-neck in this one…so it’s still a risk. Do reconsider your decision as well as the place of surgery; especially if you can use makeup to do the job for you!
  • Hair removal – perhaps you’ve heard of an IPL machine for sale in Australia, perhaps you are well and truly fed up of shaving or epilating; but if you are considering laser treatment for a permanent solution for your unwanted hair, then this is for you. Yes, it will get rid of your unwanted hairs permanently, but if not done properly by the right people, it can even lead to skin deceases and skin cancer. So do take time to do your research well, and decide if the risks are worth it.
  • Hair coloring and cutting – have you ever wanted to simply chop off all your hair; simply because you’re bored of how you look or how it feels? This generally tends to happen in both the hot summers and cold winters, when hair maintenance is at its hardest. Though a bad haircut can be corrected by a creative hairstylist, a bad choice of color is harder to correct. So before selecting a color, do consider coloring it temporarily to have a trial of how you’d feel about that color…
  • Piercing – this may have been something unusual a few decades back, but in today’s world, it’s pretty much the norm. This being said, it’s also not unusual that you have body piercing done at a lot of places; including malls. Unfortunately, just because it’s widely available doesn’t mean it’s safe to get it done just about anywhere. If not done correctly, and if not maintained properly, you’ll find yourself with infections that are both painful and disgusting to look at…