What are the ways to get rid of a hickey?
Perhaps each one of us has ever detected a red and sometimes dark-violet spot on a neck or some other body part in the morning. And of course was trying to think of any method of hickey removal in a blue funk. Hickey on breast, hickey on neck – no matter what part of your body gets a love bruise, if it can be observed by the other people, this becomes a real problem.
The majority would surely seek for a foundation or a scarf or clothes with high neck in the wardrobe in order to hide the signs of a pleasant evening with boyfriend yesterday. But actually you’d better seek for quite other measures, which are able not only to hide hickey, but also to remove a bruise on the skin.
It’s necessary, because new hickey is much easier for removal, than the old one. As you’ve already understood a hickey is actually a bruise. And if you know how to get rid of a bruise, then you’ll manage also a hickey removal.
First of all apply any cold object to the bruise. It can be ice, a coin, a piece of frozen meat or fruit, and don’t forget to wrap them in a polyethylene. This method will surely help to make a hickey at least less noticeable.
Soda is well known as one of the fast ways to get rid of a hickey. Until a hickey starts to become blue, apply a strong solution of soda on it. In some cases it helps to remove a bruise completely. There will be just a small redness on the skin. Form a pulp from soda, apply it, leave for some time, then rinse and apply once again.
A simple onion is one another effective method to get rid of a hickey. Take a large onion, cut it and rub a hickey place with a cut. It may become a little pinch, depending on the hickey intensity. When the onion begins to get dry, make another cut and apply it again, the more onion juice gets on the bruise, the faster you’ll get rid of your hickey. You can treat the place with a vinegar tampon additionally.
It’s very useful if you have aloe or a tincture of it at home. The tincture is made of cut leafs and vodka and should be simply applied to a bruise.
There are also many ointments, which can help to solve this problem and may be purchased in a drugstore. These ointments contain heparin; “heparin ointment”, “hepatrombin”, “sinyak-off”, “heparoid – are few of them to mention. You may use also creams with vitamin K; they help to narrow vessels and reduce redness.
“Lioton 1000 gel” have to be applied only according to the instructions, unless you want to become a burn and worsen your situation. The technique is similar to soda method - you should apply it, wait until it gets dry, apply a new layer and then rinse thoroughly.
But if you don’t want to face this problem again, just ask your partner to be gentler, when you notice he’s going to give a hickey on your neck. Because the hickey is actually a trauma of blood vessels, which is undesirable for your body.