I couldn't hide a hickey from my mom in 7th grade, and I had a turtleneck sweater! Kim Kardashian thinks she can …
By Lauren Passell for HowAboutWe
The world is in a tizzy because it's been confirmed that the mark on Kim Kardashian's neck is a hickey left from Kanye West's Hoover-like lips. Allow me to quote the TMZ article in its entirety: Psoriasis, Shmoriasis ... TMZ has uncovered THE TRUTH about the suspicious mark on Kim Kardashian's neck ... and it DEFINITELY originated from Kanye West's mouth. Sources close to Kim's neck confirm ... the red blotch was NOT the result of Kim's skin condition ... it's totally a hickey. It all makes sense, considering the mark was first seen the day after Kim and Kanye went on a movie date in NYC. Which reminds us ... tips for hickey removal that may or may not work. First of all, who gives hickeys these days? I'm seriously asking -- I was under the impression that was something 12-year-olds did when they didn't know what the hell they were doing. Well, there are a few reasons:
Related: 23 Bad Sex MovesThey're Reliving the Golden Days When Hickeys Were The Norm. The Golden Days where you knew nothing about your reproductive organs and thought a blow job had something to do with a hair dryer.
Actual Enjoyment. They might like how it feels to give a hickey, or they might want a hickey in return and and hope their partner will return the favor.
Just Because They Can. People do stupid stuff all the time just because they can. watch this video from the HowAboutWe team. If you were ever wondering if someone could become paralyzed from a hickey, the answer is yes and you can read about it here. And finally, here are some incredibly detailed tips for hiding your hickey. From getridofthings.com:
Apply ice. It'll bring down the swelling. Careful not to apply too much pressure against your skin.
Ibuprofen, aspirin, or Tylenol if the hickey is painful.
Vitamin C! Vitamin C can help repair your skin so take a vitamin or have some OJ.
After 24-48 hours, apply heat. Ugh, this is getting really complicated. Don't you wish you had thwarted the hickey now? Use a wash cloth soaked in warm water for five minutes three times a day.
Keep taking Aspirin until the hickey is gone.