Africa - Tattoowise
Ethiopia, near bahar dar, portrait of woman with tattoo
The Fulani are one of the many ethnic groups that live in the South of Mali.
Beauty is a very important issue,especially for the Fulani women.
A distinguishing feature of a Fulani woman is her lips, which are many times a blackish color from the use of Henna or tattooing done on her mouth.
Datoga Warrior at the Mangola's market Lake Eyasi Tanzania
The Toposa are one of the biggest tribal groups living in the south eastern border area of South Sudan. They live in well organised villages, with different houses for dry and rainy season, granaries, where they not only keep their supllies but also their jewelry. Traditionally, the men only wear a piece of cloth draped over the body, while the women have different types of leather skirts, depending on their age and marital status. These skirts are also different if the women are working or for festive occasions. They are embellished with different coloured beads. Both men and women adorn their bodies with scarifications.
Three random tattoo ideas
Done got myself tattoo'd for the first time in aaages today and I was expecting a 'aw, this is nice getting something new' when instead I had a 'ow! this still hurts! why did I think this was a good idea!'. Obviously the tattoo came out great (my tattooist Heath rawks) and once my skin went numb it was fine :P I've already been asked for pictures of it so this evening when I play with my flash umbrella (it got delivered) i'll see if I can get a good picture of it. Untill then, ciao. To see the tattoo click here