PSA re: ring pictures

posted 2 years ago in Rings
Post # 2
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I second this, but would add that I think it applies to any and all posts!

Post # 3
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

I agree!!!..in this picture you can clearly see some knuckle hair because I hadnt removed it in a while.everyone has it!..but soo what! I love this picture and I post it frequently with no apologies !

Post # 4
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Merritt Winery

I am totally in agreeance too!  Society puts these thoughts in our heads that we need to be perfect, painted, and hairless.  Then we sometimes shame each other to keep those dilussions going.  Stop the maddness!  Be yourself and be ok with it

Post # 5
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Bumble bee

People remove their knuckle hair??

Post # 6
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2014

cpick:  My thought exactly! I didn’t know people do that!

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

I do sometimes! I use Nair when I do

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Or apologizing because the picture is huge… I like the big pictures. You can see the detail. 

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

cpick:  LOL that’s what I’m sayin! Although mine is pretty much non-existent and blonde so it’s never crossed my mind!

I agree with the post though for sure!! We’re human, not perfect!!

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Knuckle hair is normal, so are less than perfect cuticles.

Chipped nail polish can be removed. I don’t think women need to be perfectly polished and groomed at all times but chipped nail polish is just plain sloppy.

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

RedheadMeggs:  I don’t even have the blonde excuse! It just never occurred to me as a thing to do

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

Agreed! Half the time I’m too busy looking at the ring to notice any of those things anyway! Plus let’s be honest no one maintains their hands daily. Keep it real ladies!!

Post # 14
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2014

Ellyson:  I think it started when there was a rash of threads about how “gross” it is to see photos of people’s hands that are not perfectly polished and hair-free. Yes, there were whole threads devoted to it. Not to mention the “Share your ring photo with fresh polish!” “Share your ring with new manicure!” etc.

My nails are sometimes dirty, mostly go unpolished, and are only perfectly manicured every couple of months. Guess what? I still love my ring, and I still love my hands!

Post # 15
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Buzzing bee

RedheadMeggs:  cpick:  I’m very much a brunette and it never ocurred to me to remove my knuckle hair. Then again, mine are not noticeable at all even though they are brown…unless I shove my knuckles into someone’s eye or take a super zoomed in picture.

nadnuk:  I’ve seen that stuff and think it’s really uncalled for.

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