Woman warns kissing men is 'not worth it' after suffering painful injury

An expert told Yahoo News the 'pash rash' is a 'common' injury among kissers.

Quincy Grace pulls a shocked face while speaking about the skin rash on her chin (left) and she shows the camera an 'up close' view of the irritation after kissing a bearded man (right).
Quincy Grace was left with a skin rash on her face after kissing a man with facial hair. Source: TikTok

Pashing an attractive person is inarguably a delight in life, but sometimes there are risks associated with rubbing your face against another as one woman learned last week. Quincy Grace recently kissed a bearded man and instead of being left euphoric, the make-out session ended with a rather irritated chin — and a rather irritated Quincy.

"Let this be your warning," the US woman said on social media, showcasing the red rash on her chin. "If you're ever kissing a boy and your chin starts to hurt — stop. Don't think, oh I'll be fine, no you won't."

She confessed "it's not worth it" after her injury left a lasting indication of her cheeky activity, and the footage has since been viewed by over seven million people who shared her shock and dismay at the revelation.

The woman likely suffered contact dermatitis, a rash which is caused when the skin comes in contact with something. Often a man's stubble or beard can irritate a person's chin when kissing is involved and Quincy is not the first to experience this unfavourable result.

Last year a woman said she "learnt the hard way" that kissing a bearded man can have repercussions after her chin was covered in a red, angry-looking rash. She shared the footage online and many others confessed they had experienced this too, worried the mark would "scar" their face.

A woman shows a close up of her irritation skin after kissing a man (right) and looks displeased while speaking about the skin irritation (left).
Another woman was left disheartened after a pash left her with a rash. Source: TikTok

A dermatologist told Yahoo News this happens much more than people think.

"It is common, especially if the partner already has sensitive skin background or uses skin actives that increase skin sensitivity in general," Dermatologist Dr Heba Jibreal previously explained.

The irritation can often heal itself, however, more severe cases need topical steroids or even oral antibiotics as infections can occur. Jibreal said topical creams with active ingredients are best avoided, and sensible washing practices should be adopted.

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