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What’s A Hickey & 10 Ways To Cover Up That Love Bite (Because Mummy Maregi!)

1. Cold Compress Goes A Long Way

Jaisa ki aap ko pata hai, the love bite is a blood clot. Therefore, a cold compress can help in the reduction of swelling of your fresh bruise. The chill aids in the slowing of blood flow from the vein into the skin. An ice pack, a cloth wet with cold water, or even a thandi chammach could be used.

2. Time To Give It A Warm Boost

After 2 days of cooling your neck, it’s time to heat things up. While the cold compress helps reduce the blood flow, the warm compress will start blood circulation in the bruised area. This will help your mark is fading sooner. To make the most of this trick, apply a warm cloth to your neck for 10 mins every day.

3. Massaging The Affected Area

Another way to get the blood flowing to the clot is gently massaging it. This is also very helpful if your hickey is hurting you. The main point that you need to keep in mind is to keep the pressure minimal so that you don’t end up enraging the bruise any further. Gentle massaging can speed up the healing process quite significantly.

4. Peppermint Essential Oil

Bet you didn’t know this one. But! Dhyan rakho that you use the essential oil and not the one used in cooking. You should dilute the essential oil with drops of coconut or olive oil. If you think that you may experience an allergic reaction, test it out on your forearm first.

5. Cocoa Butter For Better Results

Chocolate se karo mood aur skin, dono mast. Cocoa butter, a fat derived from cocoa beans, is a popular skincare ingredient for good reason. Scars, stretch marks, wrinkles, and other skin imperfections have all been proven to heal with cocoa butter. Because it’s high in fatty acids and phytochemicals. It also nourishes your skin, increases suppleness, and slows down the ageing process.

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