The Sweetest Things to do on International Kissing Day

The Sweetest Things to do on International Kissing Day


July 6 is International Kissing Day! Check out this blog to learn about the benefits of kissing and how to make this holiday more exciting with these smooch-worthy tips.

Kiss friends on the cheeks


Kissing people on the cheeks as a form of greeting or to say “hello” is a classic social tradition in many countries, which goes by many names, including:

  •  el beso (Spain)
  •  beijnhos (Portugal)
  • beijos (Brazil)
  • beso-beso (Philippines) 

Of course, tell your friends about this unofficial holiday and ask them if they’re okay with it before doing this!

Kiss your lover every chance you get!

Keep the fire burning on International Kissing Day! Who needs an excuse to give their partners a smooch, seriously? Give them a good morning kiss, “I miss you kiss,” “Thanks for cooking dinner” kiss, or “Let’s do something naughty” kind of kiss — get creative! Send a surprise flower delivery with a box of premium chocolates to your significant other to make yourself more irresistibly kissable.

The Benefits of kissing

Kissing your date is an excellent technique to gauge whether sparks are flying or you two are compatible. Beyond making you feel good, according to Healthline, kissing comes with many incredible health perks. Here are some more reasons why you should be kissing more.

  • Boosts happy hormones 
  • Improves self-esteem
  • Eases stress and anxiety
  • Regulates blood pressure
  • Promotes pain relief for headaches 
  • Boosts a healthy sex drive
  • Burns calories - you burn 2 to 26 calories per minute of passionate kissing!
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