For many people, tattoos and piercings are a means of expression. They share their visions, hopes, dreams, and pay tribute to the things in their lives that matter the most to them. However, body modification is nothing new. Many cultures around the world have been partaking in body modification as a nod to primitive ancestors and religious practices for years. It wasn’t until the last 20 years or so that the process of piercing, stretching, scarring, and tattooing one’s body has become mainstream.

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Some people are satisfied with one tat that displays honor or pays tribute to a fallen friend. Others are happy with just a belly button ring and leave it at that. The beauty of body modification is that you are expressing yourself on your own body, right? So if you want a full sleeve, have at it! Thinking about stretching your ears? That’s your choice!

One young lady is getting some attention for her body modification and some of it isn’t very positive. Her name is Amber Luke and she is a 23-year-old from New South Wales. Lots of young ladies get piercings and tattoos but what makes Amber stand out is that at just 23, she already boasts 52 body modifications, including splitting her tongue and tattooing her eyes.

It’s obvious that Amber is a beautiful woman but her body art is just as impressive and has garnered her more than 26,000 followers on Instagram. Some aren’t so impressed with Amber’s use of her own body, but she’s shutting down the haters and sharing her transformation story with the world!

Head to Page 2 to see what Amber Luke looked like before she began her transformation…