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Contortionist Nicolò Saverino, 27, from Aprilia, Italy, first started modifying his body at 18 and is now around 70 percent covered in tattoos, as well as having two dilations on his lips, 13 facial piercings, ear splits, a tongue split and some 'horns' implanted under the skin on his forehead.
And Nicolò isn't finished yet, he hopes to have his entire body covered in black ink at some point.
He told Jam Press: "I started modifying my body at a young age 18 not that I'm old now.
"I am progressing to complete my entire body black. I currently have around 70 percent of my body tattooed.
"I only spend money on this because I like making changes to my body and love taking new challenges.
"I see the beauty in horror. I don't like having points of reference or idols, I prefer to be original to create without copying others."
Nicolò unique look garners a mixed response from strangers, but he says he doesn't let negative comments get him down as those that matter to him support him.
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He said: "I faced many problems growing up and had to overcome so many obstacles, which also led me to change my appearance.
"My grandmother, who I call mom, and my grandfather raised me. My mother was not present in my life.
"Many people compliment me on my appearance, on me being free to express myself through my magnificent art.
"There are also heavily offensive comments which are true insults, but I have learned to control myself and let it flow. Some people are too focused on taking the positivity of others away.
"My friends and family support my modifications. They are happy for me, they love me for who I am."
Nicolò wants his extreme make over to encourage others to be themselves and express themselves.
"Life can be warped and most of the time it can be tough," he said.
"But it is worth living it. Be comfortable with yourself and be free to express yourself.
"You must never be afraid of finding yourself.
"You only have one life so love who you want. Always have the courage to go further while remaining humble and showing respect to everyone."
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