How To Get Rid Of Hickies Fast And Naturally?

 
By 8 January 2017
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Dab some Toothpaste

Though any toothpaste will work but the mint based is best for the ailment. Toothpaste remedy works by making the affected area cold. As well as, increases blood circulation from the hickey to the surrounding tissues which re-absorb the clotted blood into the normal blood flow, hence healing hickey.

You will need

  • Toothpaste

Apply a little amount of toothpaste to the affected area. Leave it for few minutes. Wash thoroughly with warm water

Another way to use this remedy is to apply toothpaste on the affected area and leave it overnight. Wash with warm water in the morning.

Epsom salt

Epsom salt is an effective remedy for bruises and love bites. Epsom salt, a compound of magnesium and sulfate, has been used for centuries as a natural remedy for treating numerous skin ailments. Both of which are equally advantageous for the skin as they penetrate our skin easily. A number of researches conducted on benefits of Epsom salt shown that approximately 325 enzymes in the body are regulated by magnesium, which helps reducing inflammation, alleviates hardening of the arteries, improves muscle and also betters nerve function. While Sulfate improves the rate of absorbing nutrients and helps detox our body.

You will need

  • Epsom salt 2 cups
  • Warm water or cold water
  • Moisturizer/oil

Mix 2 cups of Epsom salt in either warm or cold water, but avoid hot water as it can aggravate the condition. Stir well to dissolve and mix the salt well. Now soak in this water for about 15 minutes. Softly pat dry afterward and apply a moisturizer or oil. You can take this bath once daily until the hickie is cured.

Treat hickie with Cold spoons

Cold spoon remedy is a quick way to fix a hickie. If trying any other remedy is unattainable, you can surely follow this remedy and save yourself from embarrassment. The Cooler temperature actually helps tighten up the skin, and in addition, reduces swelling which helps get rid of hickeys fast.

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You will need

  • Some spoons

Just dump few spoons into the freezer section beforehand. When the spoons are chilled enough pop them out and hold the rounded side of the spoon on the affected area until the spoons get warm. Repeat the process replacing the used spoons with chilled ones from the freezer.

Rub some Rubbing alcohol

Alcohol could be your best friend in the situation provided that you use as a first aid remedy right after getting love bite. Rubbing alcohol helps disinfect the affected area and provides soothing and cooling effects which aid in the healing process.

You will need

  • Rubbing alcohol
  • Cotton balls
  • Moisturizer

Saturate a cotton ball in the rubbing alcohol and clean the affected area with it. Leave it for few minutes, wash thoroughly with warm water. As rubbing alcohol dries the skin, apply moisturizer on the affected area afterward.

Apply Orange peel

Orange peel has some excellent properties which make it a rich source of essential oils and nutrients. It is also believed that the peel contains more of these useful nutrients than the pulp. So next time while enjoying an orange save the peels for good.

The essential oils in orange peel have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties which help reduce inflammation and swelling. The potent restorative properties hidden in orange peel fastens the healing process.

You will need

  • Fresh orange peel

Rub the inside of the orange peel, especially the white part of the rind, onto the affected skin for few minutes. Repeat several times a day. You can also tape the orange peel to the hickey and leave it overnight.

THE AUTHOR
Ashley is a housewife, dedicated mother of two kids and a passionate blogger. She loves to cook, travel and write. She has been writing about beauty, fitness, list of to-do things and lifestyle for past several years. So enjoy the good work.
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