Millennials Are Ditching Expensive Engagement Rings And Piercing Their Ring Fingers

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Fashion On 22nd March 2018
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Millennials are piercing their ring fingers instead of buying expensive engagement rings.

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Piercing ring finger is the latest "millennial" trend.

According to Cosmopolitan: "These finger piercings are a bit like tattoo engagement rings in the way that they last forever, only with these, you still get the diamond. And yes, it looks incredibly painful."

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Painful process

The painful procedure takes approximately 10 minutes and piercing costs around 100$. The diamond you choose is a separate cost. Owner of NYC Ink Studio in West Village, Sam Abbas said:

"You're going to feel it. You're getting pierced. It is a little bit painful. But people did it, and I have a lot of people who say, 'Oh nice, it's nothing, I expect more.'"

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'They’re different than other piercings'

Billy DeBerry, Florida-based body piercer told People: "Micro dermal anchors are safe and the body will hold them for years, as long as they’re in ideal places and if implant-grade titanium is used."

"They’re different than other piercings since it’s considered 'surface work.' It really lets a person get away from traditional piercings like the ear or nose."

"With the base being anchored into place under the surface of the skin, the tops are interchangeable with a huge variety of colors, shapes, and designs."

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