How to kiss , whether you've never been kissed or have been kissing for ages .
It never hurts to brush up on the basics and learn a few new tips .
Consider this the definitive guide on how to kiss .
You will need fresh breath and a partner .
Step one , freshen your breath .
If brushing your teeth isn't possible and mouth wash and gum aren't handy .
Take a few swigs of water to help rinse away , odor causing bacteria and food particles , run your tongue over your lips to moisten them .
Step two , tilt your head to the right as you come in for the kiss .
Two thirds of humans do even if they're left handed .
So this reduces the odds of bumping noses , close your eyes just before your lips touch , relax your lips , so they're slightly parted .
No one wants to feel like they're kissing a brick wall .
Step three after your lips meet .
Let passion be your guide for how to kiss .
If your partner seems tentative , keep your tongue to yourself and just peck and nibble at their lips , you can always progress to French kissing later .
Remember to breathe through your nose .
Studies show that men are fond of very wet kisses and tongue contact than women who often complain that guys use too much tongue .
Step four , learning how to kiss involves hands too .
Put them around your partner's waist or neck , run your fingers through their hair or to be really romantic .
Cup their face in your hands .
Step five .
As you gain kissing confidence , experiment with different techniques like sucking and gentle biting and vary the pressure and tempo .
Notice what your partner is doing so you can learn from them .
Step six , let your partner come up for air every once in a while because when it comes to being a good kisser , knowing when to take a break is as important as knowing how to kiss .
Did you know men's saliva has trace amounts of testosterone .