A hickey is a dead-giveaway that you’ve been hanging out underneath the mistletoe.
You can dab concealer, wear a turtleneck or suddenly decide to bring back 1950s fashion with a neck scarf, but getting rid of the stubborn signs of affection can feel next to impossible.
The key to getting rid of one is that, ultimately, a hickey is just a bruise. So stop spreading your hickey around with a penny, or rubbing irritating toothpaste on your broken skin.
A few simple tricks – and a little time – can get you back to being bare-necked