Move over traditional rings! Engagement piercing is the new trend -
Move over traditional rings! Engagement piercing is the new trend
Posted 20 Mar 2018 05:43 PM

Who doesn't want their engagement to happen like a fairytale? From expensive solitaires to ring tattoos and lavish parties, we've seen it all. However, the latest engagement trend has grabbed everyone's eyeballs, in which the couples are going an extra mile to prove their love.

Lovebirds now are marking their commitment to one another in an unusual and rather painful way, i.e, 'engagement piercings'. It's a type of dermal piercing, which is typically made up of two pieces of jewellery consisting of a flat piece of metal that sits beneath the skin's surface and a visible stud that can be changed just like any other body piercing.

"It was a little painful and bloody but definitely worth it," wrote one Instagram user alongside a picture of his and his fiancee's 'rings'.
While some prefer a single diamond stud, resembling a more traditional engagement ring aesthetic, others are opting for trendier dual stud piercings. There are obvious economical and logistical advantages for choosing an innovative piercing over a real diamond ring.

However, dermatologists have warned of the health risks surrounding such piercings, which can be carried out on a number of different body parts such as the neck or back. They are usually very painful and complications can occur even after the piercing has been conducted if the metal plate isn't inserted deep enough. Also, they can be very tricky to remove so pierce at your own risk!

(With ANI inputs)

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