Getting Engaged? Make Sure to Get a Hand-Lift Before

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With the incessant rise of Instagram (and the never-dying Facebook) we’re all culprits of obnoxiously publicizing all of our most "important" moments in life, even those that should remain private.

I’m not talking about over-sharing what your face looks like #aftersex. I’m talking about posting picture after picture of your overrated/underrated engagement ring. I don’t see the need. But apparently I’m part of the minority because today women are getting “hand-lifts” (AKA plastic surgery on their hands) to make their engagement ring hand selfies more pleasant.

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The procedure isn’t anything new. It’s basically Botox for your hands that removes funky veins. But dermatologist Dr. Ostad told Elle Magazine that the sales of hand-lifts have gone up 40 percent since the ‘rise of social media’.

The procedure only takes 10 minutes and lasts 9 months, but costs roughly $1,500. So before your main man spends who knows what on that ring, ask him to set aside a couple thousand for that hand-lift.

Romina Puga is a pop culture reporter and producer for Fusion. You can find her on "Fusion Now," Fusion's daily TV updates, going over new movies, music, apps, and why D'Angelo is still sexy.

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