How to Get Rid of a Hickey

A hickey is simply a bruise. There are ways to try and make the hickey fade faster. Makeup can be used to try and cover over the hickey.

Fast Facts:

  • Applying a cold compress alternating 20 minutes on and 20 minutes off will stop the bruising.
  • After 48 hours a warm compress may be applied to relieve swelling and any pain.
  • A hot compress may be used to break up the bruise.