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How to Give Someone a Hickey

Rites of passage during adolescence, hickeys are an obvious sign of romantic possession.


  • Step 1: Select location Pick the location for the hickey. Hickeys are generally located on the neck where they are easily visible.
  • Step 2: Position mouth Form a circle with your lips and place your mouth against your partner’s skin.
  • Step 3: Use suction Draw your breath inward, essentially sucking their skin into your mouth. Be sure not to use your teeth, and stop immediately if your partner is in pain.
  • TIP: Hickeys are bruises and will go away in a week or two .
  • Step 4: Wait for results Wait a few moments for the result. If the redness fades away, try again, but with more force.
  • FACT: Hickeys are a result of broken blood vessels and blood leaking into tissues below the skin.

You Will Need

  • A willing partner
  • Lots of suction

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