How to 'Social Kiss' in the UK

Bec Baxter | Posted 09.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Bec Baxter

Since moving to the Cotswolds the amount of social kissing I am expected to engage in has increased significantly. By social kissing, I don't mean snogging in the street like a teenager, I mean cheek brushing and lip puckering with a loud 'mwahh'.

A History of Kissing (In Under 500 Words)

Chloe Tomlinson | Posted 17.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Chloe Tomlinson

Kissing has gone from something I once feared and anticipated to something that meant nothing much at all to me to something that is now just reassuringly ordinary. Does that sound boring? I don't mean it to. What kissing means to me now is warmth, familiarity, comfort. Love. I wouldn't change it for anything.

Revealed: Why We Close Our Eyes When We Kiss

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Ever wondered why people close their eyes when they kiss? According to psychologists, it's so that our brains can properly focus on what's going on. R...

From #eineArmlänge to Friends of Friends : Why does Harassment Seem So Rife During the Holiday Season?

Rhiannon Walsh | Posted 07.01.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Rhiannon Walsh

If any of these occurrences had been done by a stranger or a random club-goer I would probably have shouted or slapped or let the Irish rage bubbling up inside erupt. Instead I kept quiet and for the most part, laughed it off. So as not to cause unnecessary drama amongst friendships or to maintain a polite-ish persona.

How Important Is Kissing in a Relationship?

Brett Harding | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Brett Harding

Kissing allows us to convey feelings that words cannot describe. There is still much to discover about kissing beyond what we already know about its evolutionary and personal importance but clearly, its complex, fascinating and feels great. So pucker up! It's good for you.

'Do You Want A Tic-Tac?' 31% Told They Have Bad Breath By Their Partners

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Looking to pucker up for National Kissing Day? If you've got even the slightest hint of rank breath, then be prepared to hear all about it from you...

Why You Can Kiss Your Partner When They Have A Cold

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 16.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

When a loved-one has the sniffles, most of us will avoid giving them a kiss, regardless of snotty they may look. But according to a leading profess...

First Kiss, Last Kiss

Katy Cox | Posted 14.04.2015 | UK Comedy
Katy Cox

Preparation was key and like any teenage girl, I had been practising my necking skills for a good year in the lead up to this Valentines disco. I would regularly snog the bathroom mirror or clench my hand into a fist and pretend it was Jon Bon Jovi (or Gary Barlow).

Grandmas Remembering Their First Kiss Is Unbelievably Sweet

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle

As awkward teens, first kisses divided us into two camps: those who were convinced they'd found The One and those who hoped the ground would swallow...

10 Curious Facts About Kissing

AllTime10s | Posted 30.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We all like the art of kissing, but how about the science? Watch on for 10 curious facts about kissing....

How To Twerk...Google Reveals The Things We Most Wanted To Learn

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you Googled 'How to twerk' shortly after the dancing phenomenon swept the nation (thanks Miley) then we have news for you... You're not the only on...

Kissing Your Partner Is Pretty Unhygienic...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel | Posted 18.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A kiss is a physical exchange of love, passion and...germs. A single 10-second kiss can transfer as many as 80 million bacteria between partners, a...

Nothing To See Here. Just A Bunch Of Animals Making Out.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Comedy

Because animals need love, too. But also because their PDAs are sometimes unintentionally hilarious... SEE ALSO 8 Unlikely Animal Friendships ...

First Kiss

Sian Hughes | Posted 08.12.2014 | UK Comedy
Sian Hughes

I was thirteen and three-quarters at the time. And although kissing somebody was on my bucket list, Great Auntie Maud looked nothing like a) Andrew Ridgeley from Wham, b) John Taylor, the bass guitarist from Duran Duran, or c) Stephen Jones from Form 3C, who were the usual objects of my kissing fantasies.

17 Kissing Tips For Ed Miliband (And Others)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It's everyone's biggest fear: going in for a kiss only to be snubbed by an unenthusiastic recipient. But that's exactly what happened to Ed Miliban...

Travelling Back With Mr Izzard

The Mac Twins | Posted 03.11.2014 | UK Entertainment
The Mac Twins

Now presumably Izzard was alluding to the carefree nonchalance of being 10, of the freedom of being able to blame growing pains as reason for being miserable and making money worries minor, but we are to take this far more literally, think hair braids and comic books people.

Does Your Kiss Pack A Punch Or Is It Like Limp Lettuce?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

How much kissing power do you have? That was the question asked by an entrepreneurial teenager intrigued by the process of locking lips. Filmed ...

Tips For The Perfect Smooch On International Kissing Day

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 06.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Loved-up people, get ready to pucker up because one again it's International Kissing Day. Even if you've been smooching for years, there's always m...

PICS: 22 Adorable Animal Kisses

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Thought nuzzling noses and locking lips was just for humans? Think again. Check out these ridiculously cute animals getting in on the action... SEE...

Why Do People Like To Kiss?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kissing may have many different names - snog, pash, smooch, making out and the romantic 'pull' - but it reduces down to one simple, intimate act. ...

The 'Strangers Kissing' Film Was A Fashion Ad. Insert Fury/ Indifference/ Confusion Here

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

A video showing 20 strangers passionately kissing (with tongues and everything!) went viral this week - viral to the tune of 26million views in two da...

WATCH: What Happens When Strangers Are Asked To Kiss For The First Time

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle

UPDATE: The 'Strangers Kissing' Film Was A Fashion Ad. Insert Fury/ Indifference/ Confusion Here Will it be awkward? Creepy? Uncomfortable? Tha...

Poorna Bell

5 Reasons Why You Don't Want That New Year's Eve Kiss Anyway | Poorna Bell | Posted 31.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Is there anything more awkward than the New Year's Eve kiss? If you're single, there's a mad scramble to find someone suitable who won't have you ...

Four Terrible Kissing Techniques and How to Fix Them

The Guyliner | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
The Guyliner

Kissing is vital in any relationship. While a gentle squeeze on the arm or the arse can remind your partner you care, a kiss on the lips - even if it's a quick peck in the supermarket - is the internationally understood shorthand for intimacy. And you have to really mean it, or your lacklustre kiss gives you away.

Bite Size Memories

Lana Citron | Posted 14.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lana Citron

The Bear bites. He was teething and nipped; lips, cheeks, necks, collar bone and fingers. Word quickly spread of his clenching jaws. Our Bear was a nipper. Few could believe such an angelic boy, a font of joy would do such a thing.