Last updated on April 8th, 2017
There are few moment when you get little naughty while making love to each other and in the heat of the moment the naughtiness leaves behind marks commonly known as love bites or hickeys. Though they are signs of your love but at the same time they can be embarrassing too. So here are some tips that can help you to get rid of those deep love bites or hickeys.
Ice packs are the best way to treat the love bites. Initially, wrap the ice cubes in a cloth and keep it on the affected area for 15-20 minutes, doing this on regular time interval will lessen down the swelling and pain.
To get rid of itching & irritation on the love bites just apply toothpaste over it. It might tingle for a while but once it stops then use a warm washcloth and gently rub it off.
Massage that particular area to get proper blood circulation and this will also help you to lighten the scars. Gently place two fingers over your affected area and rub it in a circular pattern only in one direction. You can also use a soft-toothed comb or a wet warm toothbrush. Do it at least 3-4 times in a day.
USE THROMBOPHOB GEL
This is the ointment that nurses apply post injections to reduce bruises. It works like a dream and removes the hickeys marks in just 2-3 hours !!
The peppermint oil can help you to improve blood circulation that’s why it is very useful in treating hickeys. Apply this oil gently over the affected skin area. Initially, It might tingle for a while but it will quickly go away.
Alcohol has disinfectant, soothing and cooling properties that can help get rid of a hickey marks fast. Apply it with a cotton ball and yes one thing which is very important: rubbing alcohol can dry out your skin so always apply some moisturizing lotion on that area when you are done.
Vitamin K prevents coagulation(blood clotting). And this vitamin helps your body to reabsorb pooled blood and speed up the healing process.
WAYS TO INSTANTLY HIDE LOVE BITES !!
Sometimes there is not enough time to get rid of these marks completely. So, in case you are in a hurry than you can try this trick to hide your love bites. Apply a color corrector or concealer or foundation on your hickeys marks to hide it. The most effective color corrector for hickey marks is green because it negates red skin color.
COVER IT UP SMARTLY
If you find hiding your marks is difficult with the help of makeup than the best way is to cover it properly with your hair or clothes. You can keep your hair open to cover the marks or wear clothes that can hide them easily like you can use a scarf or a stole to cover the ones which are on your neck.