An extremely tattooed and modified young woman, who goes by the name "City Cyborg", has shocked fans with a revealing "before" picture...
She's spent a whopping $50,000 to achieve her distinctive look.
Lina has some pretty strong ideas about how she wants to look.
"Reaching this level of fearlessness and bravery ..."
For many, tattoos and piercings are a definition of character.
via: GettyPeople enjoy expressing themselves through body art and modifications... because who cares what others think?
And as anyone with a tattoo or body piercing can agree...
via: GettyThey can become seriously addictive.
More than often, one tattoo or one piercing just isn't enough...
via: GettyAnd many find that the fewer modifications they have, the more boring and generic they look overall.
This can lead people to go to the ultimate extremes...
via: GettyAnd one of these people is Lina.
But in spite of her very distinctive look...
In fact, she took to Instagram to share an incredible throwback.
She shared the images with a positive message about personal image.
"Don’t get comfortable with something that doesn’t make you happy."
"I was successful but not happy in my corporate job I wasn’t hating on how I looked but I wanted to design my temple the way I would feel the most comfortable."
"I ended up burned out but I knew I needed to do both to get to a point where I can leave my career and pursue another."
"My dad’s sudden death this year encouraged me even more to do what truly makes me happy, I decided to not go back into the corporate world and I decided to devote my time to establish myself as a model and artist."
Messages of love and support were quick to flood in.
via: InstagramPeople have been truly inspired by City Cyborg's message.
And although Lina is looking mighty different to her old self...
via: Instagram...It's clear many believe she is beautiful both with and without her body modifications.