Extreme body modifications at tattoo expo

Before you go, we thought you'd like these...
Before you go close icon
Extreme Body Modifications At Tattoo Expo


The Venezuela Tattoo International Expo could have been mistaken for a Halloween party, the set of a Hollywood vampire movie or even your mother's worst nightmare. Instead, it's a four day event where the inked and pierced showed off their body modifications.

Attendees came from across the globe to the event in Caracas that is one of the largest expos in the world. From standard tattoos to implants, dye injections and dental work, the modifications ran the gamut from basic to extreme.

The tattooed included Mary Jose Cristerna, dubbed 'Vampire Woman,' thanks to dental modification, a man called 'Red Skull' with dyed eyes, and Kala Kaiwi, a man who holds the record for the largest non-surgically stretched ear lobes.

5 PHOTOS
Venezuela Tattoo International Expo in Caraca
See Gallery
Extreme body modifications at tattoo expo
Mexican Maria Jose Cristerna, known as 'Vampire Woman', Guinness World Record for being the woman with more changes in her body in America, poses during the 'Expo Tatoo Venezuela' in Caracas on January 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO PARRA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)
A tattoo artist makes a portrait of US singer Elvis Presley on the back of a man at the 'Expo Tatoo Venezuela' in Caracas on January 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO PARRA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)
Venezuelan Henry, known as 'Red Skull', poses during the 'Expo Tatoo Venezuela' in Caracas on January 29, 2015. AFP PHOTO/FEDERICO PARRA (Photo credit should read FEDERICO PARRA/AFP/Getty Images)
Venezuelan Emilio Gonzalez displays implants under the skin and tattoos during an international tattoo encounter in Lima, on September 5, 2014. Gonzalez and scores of other tattoo culture masters, male and female, met for three days to share it with Lima residents. AFP PHOTO/CRIS BOURONCLE (Photo credit should read CRIS BOURONCLE/AFP/Getty Images)
HIDE CAPTION
SHOW CAPTION
of
SEE ALL
BACK TO SLIDE


More from AOL
Fire destroys historic Long Island mansion
Painting owned by Shawnee Mission high school might be worth a million dollars
Read Full Story

Sign up for Breaking News by AOL to get the latest breaking news alerts and updates delivered straight to your inbox.

Subscribe to our other newsletters

Emails may offer personalized content or ads. Learn more. You may unsubscribe any time.

From Our Partners