How to Get Rid Of a Hickey In Minutes

A long passionate sucking kiss from your partner or the minor daily accidents can lead to the telltale marks known as hickeys. The harder your loved ones suck on your sensitive skin, the prominent the hickey will be the next morning. These reddish or purplish love bites are fun to give but are not nearly as fun to receive on the visible parts of your body. Hickeys are not dangerous from health point of view but until the next  day’s situation can embarrassing when your boss, friends or colleagues want to know that what happen to you last night. Go through this simple article to know about few tested remedies to fade the unwanted hickey faster in order to fend off any kind of embarrassing attention.


  • 1

    Apply a cold compress

    Apply a cold compress to the affected area of your body right within few minutes when you receive the hickey. Make sure to keep the cold compress on the hickey for approximately 20 minutes and then remove it. Now, wait for around 20 minutes and apply the cold compress again. Repeat this process few times until you feel improvement. This simple cold compress is effective in contracting the damaged blood vessels and stops the hickeys from spreading to other parts of the body.

  • 2

    Apply Wet warm compress

    Wet warm compress few times a day also helps in relieving the hickeys plain and slowing down the swelling process. Apply it in the same manner your applied the cold compress.

  • 3

    Apply some ice cubes

    If you do not have cold or wet warm compress, then simply take an ice cube from your refrigerators and apply it to your hickey straight away.

  • 4

    Place back of cold spoon on the hickey

    At this point, your hickey should be almost fading. However, if you can still see the embarrassing blackish hickey, get some help from an easily available spoon from your kitchen. Grab a small spoon and place it in the refrigerator until cool thoroughly. Remove it after few minutes and rest its back on your hickey for 2 to 3 seconds. Now, twist the back of the spoon in anticlockwise direction for around 8 to 10 seconds. Twist it again for 10 seconds but in a clockwise direction this time.

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    Last but not the least; apply concealer

    At the end, if all else in vain to get rid of the hickey, nothing beats the concealer in your makeup kit. Apply some of the concealer to your hickey in order to make it invisible. However, make sure to apply a concealer according to your skin tone to give it more natural look.

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