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30 types of kisses

30 types of kisses

The Kama (desire) Sutra (type of verse) lists over 30 types of kisses, such as "fighting of the tongue".




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Muscle used in kissing

The most important muscle in kissing is the orbicularis oris, also known as the kissing muscle, which allows the lips to "pucker".
French kissing involves all 34 muscles in the face. A pucker kiss involves only two.

Longest Kiss

On July 5-6, 2005 a couple in London locked lips for 31 hours, 30 minutes, and 30 seconds, making it the longest kiss ever recorded.

The science of kissing

The science of kissing is called philematology.

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