How to fix yourself after a sloppy night by xsl18466


									Wednesday, September 30, 2009                                                      ARTS & LIFE                                                                      The Eyeopener•1 3

How to fix yourself after a sloppy night
                   Icky hickey
  1      While sucking neck with that Edward
      Cullen look-alike may have been fun at
      the time, the angry, purple hickey at-
      tracting Grandma’s evil eye is not. For-
      tunately, there are some ways to keep
      the evidence in the dark.                                                 1
         According to Su-Ting Teo, Ryerson’s
      Director of Student Health and Well-                                                                     4
      ness, it is impossible to make bruises
      heal faster — coverage is the only op-
         Fourth-year theatre production stu-

      dent Paul Beauchamp has had to deal
      with hiding hickeys in the past.
          “I was excited to get my first hickey,
      but then my mom pointed it out. I de-
      nied it, but ever since I’ve been really
      careful,” he said.
         Beauchamp uses winter scarves,
      turtlenecks and the occasional popped                                                                                                     PHOTO: CHRIS DALE
      collar to hide his hickeys. In more des-
      perate situations, he gets a friend to                   Plan B to the rescue                                 You got ink’d                                   Get over the hangover
      cover it with makeup.                         2      For contraceptive mishaps and             3      So, you passed out last night. All         4       Nothing ruins a good night like a
         Makeup artist Alisa Lyons said co-             drunken lapses of judgment, you may              right. But when that random design                 morning of headaches and vomiting.
      lour is most important when covering a            have more than a hangover on your                — thought to be done with a sharpie                Different body types, alcohol toleranc-
      hickey. Dark purple bruises in the early          mind.                                            — won’t wash off, you’re going to need             es and health conditions make it diffi-
      stages need a yellow-based concealer,                Plan B, also known as the morning             some damage control.                               cult to pinpoint one hangover solution.
      while salmon tones are best for yel-              after pill, is emergency contraceptive              While 36 per cent of people 18 to 25            Try these potential treatments:
      lowish-green bruises. For best results,           available at your local pharmacy.                years old have a tattoo, yours may not                - Have prickly pear juice before going
      warm a small amount of matte makeup                  If taken within 72 hours of a bedroom         be one that you want to keep.                      out. It reduces dry-mouth and nausea.
      between your fingers before applying,             blunder, Plan B can prevent pregnancy.              The removal of the tattoo will be                  - Rub a lemon under your armpits; it
      blending, and setting with loose pow-             The sooner it is taken, the more effec-          more painful and costly than the actual            prevents dehydration.
      der, Lyons said. If the shiner does not           tive it will be.                                 procedure.                                            - Pinch your hand between your in-
      fade, repeat the process in thin layers.             The dose consists of two small pills             The most common modern removal                  dex finger and thumb. According to an
         Jamie Metzger, a third-year fashion            and is known for having side effects             method is laser tattoo removal and in              Irish remedy, it minimizes headaches.
      student, has a different staple to cam-           such as nausea and vomiting.                     Toronto it can be done at places like                 - Snack on crackers and orange juice
      ouflage her bawdy blemishes. When                    Plan B is prescription-free, however          Toronto Laser Tattoo Removal, located              while you put your feet in cold water.
      every type of foundation at the drug              pharmacists and physicians advise that           at 1033 Bay St. and Fading Fast Tattoo             Even though you’ll look ridiculous, the
      store failed her, she sought a last resort        you keep your doctor informed.                   Removal at 120 Eglinton Ave. East.                 crackers help with nausea, the vitamin
      — Sally Hansen spray-on nylons. “I’ve                Mistakes come with a price, and                  For a five square inch tattoo the cost          C with headaches, and the cold water is
      always got a bottle of it now,” she said.         this one costs about $40.00. You’re bet-         can be around $325 per session and can             a migraine relief tactic.
         So the next time you watch an                  ter off with birth control, which is a lot       take anywhere between eight and 12                    - Check out De-Rex, a hangover pill
      episode of True Blood before a night on           cheaper.                                         sessions. If your account can’t take the           developed by Ryerson graduate Peter
      the town, don’t feel guilty. It is possible          Plan B is not an abortion pill and            hit, keep it as the night’s memento and            Wojewnik. It can be found at Nutrition
      to have your neck and suck it too.                doesn’t protect from STIs or HIV/AID.            invent a sweet story about it.                     House at the Eaton Centre.
                                — Carly Maga                                    —Daniela Gysler                                — Michael Duncan                                       —Marwa Siam

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