1. Apparently women getting plastic surgery on their hands – a procedure known as “hand-lifts” – for their engagement ring selfies is now a thing. Yay women!
The procedure is basically described as Botox for the hands, and involves injections of Juvederm. According to Cosmo, it takes 10 minutes and costs around £700.
2. The procedure isn’t exactly new, as women have been “de-veining” their hands for years, but social media has apparently increased the number of brides-to-be having it done, thanks to the trend of taking photos like this to announce their engagement:
New York dermatologist Dr. Ariel Ostad told Elle: “Social media has certainly led people to be more concerned about their appearance and how they present themselves, so if women can receive a quick procedure to make themselves feel better and younger, it’s something that they are willing to do.”