15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

Sunday, Aug 23, 2020, 1:48 pm
By:Tony Williams

Come on, who doesn't like kissing? It is indeed one of the best parts of falling in love. A kiss is a human way of expressing the feeling of fondness toward another person, animal, or even a lifeless thing. It shows love, affection, friendship, greeting, respect, romance, and even sexual feelings. Do you know kissing is a taboo in many countries? PDA in such countries can get you jailed! Hey, do you want to read more such fascinating facts about kissing? Alright, then. Puckering up. Smooching.  Snogging. Lip-locking. Face sucking. Whatever you name it, here are fifteen mind-blowing kiss facts everyone should read.
1.Eskimo Kisses

An Eskimo kiss is the first type of kiss that many people learn growing up. The kiss is particularly common in animal and bird kingdom. An Eskimo kiss is considered a childish way of showing affection. The kiss is particularly popular in European countries. To Eskimo kiss someone, you just need to rub your nose on the nose of the person you are trying to kiss. It's like a peck, but you do it with your nose. Eskimo kiss is loosely based on a traditional Inuit greeting called, "Kunik". This is the reason why it is called an Eskimo kiss. 

Eskimo Kisses-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

2.Kissing And Suckling

Comparing kissing to nursing a baby might seem odd, but the two could be tied together, scientifically. When you break down the mechanics of kissing, it's almost identical to nursing. Some experts believe that the way a person kissesmay reflect whether or not theywere breastfed or bottle fed. Kinda makes you wonder if Hannibal Lecter was bottle fed.

Kissing And Suckling-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

3.Cochlear Ear-kiss Injury

Every place on human body is kissable. Ears aren't an exception, and in fact, many couples find ear kissing romantic. Girls, in particular, love the tickly yet sensual feeling of an ear kiss. Hey, you got to know about this cochlear ear-kiss injury if you too love hot ear smooches. A woman in china reportedly suffered serious hearing loss after her boyfriend had ruptured her eardrum with a passionate ear kiss. He tried to suck her ears, and he did that so intensely that he literally sucked life out of her ears! 

Cochlear Ear-kiss Injury-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

4.Kissing And Your Teeth

If you want healthy teeth, just add a little kissing into your cleansing regimen. Experts say that kissing is actually good for your teeth. When a person is getting ready to kiss, the anticipation of it increases the flow of saliva to the mouth. That saliva gives the teeth a much-need plaque-disbanding soak.

Kissing And Your Teeth-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

5.Physical Changes To Body When Kissing

Your body experiences many changes when you kiss someone passionately. While kissing, the brain releases a feel-good chemical called dopamine. Dopamine helps you to stay happy, focused, and motivated all the time. When a kissing session is very intense, the brain also releases endorphins. Endorphins are known for causing euphoria. Kissing increases your heartbeat, allowing your brain and the other body parts to receive more oxygen. Oh boy, aren't these some really good health benefits? Perhaps, people should spend a good amount of time kissing to boost their health!

Physical Changes To Body When Kissing-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

6.Wedding Kiss

"You may now kiss the bride." This phrase is said at the end of most marriage ceremonies, but where did it come from? Kissing your counterpart at the close of a wedding ceremony can be traced back to ancient Roman tradition. This tradition necessitated that a kiss be used to sign a contract.

Wedding Kiss-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

7.Mouth Bacteria

Even a toothbrush can't save you from the bacteria living in someone else's mouth. According to scientists, the mouth, even when brushed, is full of bacteria. Additionally, when two people kiss, it is said that they exchange between 10 million and 1 billion bacteria. It's time to load up on Scope and Listerine for your next date.

Mouth Bacteria-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

8.Picky Men

Some men may come across as hound dogs when it comes to women, but they're the total opposite where kissing is concerned. Studies have shown then men are,pickier about which women they kiss than then the ones they've gone to bed with. For many, they feel kissing is much more intimate; which is the perfect excuse for a cheater.

Picky Men-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

9.Kiss Me

There's no need for a gym membership when you already own a pair of lips for free. Kissing is said to burn 6.4 calories a minute. So if you have a 15-minute make out session, you can burn more than 90 calories.Just don't have a steamy make out session and then go to Taco Bell afterwards. 

Kiss Me-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

10.Three Types Of Kissing

The Romans didn't just create and build columns. They are also credited for creating three categories of kissing. They called a kiss on a cheek an Osculum; a kiss on the lips, a Basium; and a deep kiss is called a Savolium. If you want to seem like an intellectual just throw around these three terms during a conversation.

Three Types Of Kissing-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

11.Orbicularis Oris

Though humans use all the muscles on their face to kiss, one muscle controls the lip movements the most. It is called Orbicularis Oris. It is also known as the kissing muscle. Orbicularis Oris allows the lips to pucker. We need the muscle to play brass or woodwind instruments. It also aids us in performing sucking actions with our mouth. People with defective Orbicularis Oris muscle often have droopy mouth. The only way to keep the muscle toned is to kiss, kiss, and kiss! Hence, a good kisser or sucker is the one who has strong Orbicularis Oris muscle! 

Orbicularis Oris-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

12.World's Longest Kiss

Akekachai Tiranaratand his wife, Raksana Taranarathold, hold the record for the World's Longest Continuous Kiss. The event took place in Pattaya, on February 14, 2013. Tiranarat and Taranarat set a new Guinness World Record for the longest kiss with a staggering time of 58 hours 35 minutes and 58 seconds. Makes you wonder if either one had morning breath after such a long period of time. 

World's Longest Kiss-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

13.French Kissing

If you think doing Calculus homework takes a lot of work, then you don't know much about French kissing. Though it's a slow and passionate way of kissing, French kissing doesn't just involve using your tongue. The technique alsoincludesusing all 34 muscles in the face. So the next time you want a good face work out, just grab a stranger and start kissing them.

French Kissing-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

14.Head-Tip Kiss

If you see someone tipping their head as they approach you, get ready to pucker up. Studies show that about two-thirds of the population tips their head to the right when they kiss. Several researchers believe this preference starts in the womb. Something tells me that a fetus isn't concerned with kissing while in the womb.

Head-Tip Kiss-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing

15.Sensitive Lips

Women aren't the only things in this world that are sensitive. Lips are said to beone-hundred times more sensitive than humanfinger tips. This is probably why when you're kissing another person, you get sensations in other parts of your body. It also explains why greedy people who don't blow on hot food windup with blisters constantly.

Sensitive Lips-15 Mind Blowing Facts About Kissing



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