Webbed Toe Piercing

With interest we recently received a hint on some kind of “trend”, called webbed toe piercing. Some people with who have toes that are fused by soft tissue, do it. Apparently, this area is a very safe spot to pierce through. The type of piercing is chosen depending on the formation of the foot.

I found this interesting, since people might usually expect people with “deformed” bodies, to hide their “out-of-norm” bodyparts. But in this case we find both, a statement of pride in terms of individual bodies and the use of an obious advantage of body-deformation: the webbed toe enables you to pierce the body in a way, a majority of people is not able to.

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picture found via: news.bmezine

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