Tricks To Cover Up Cold Sores In A Gentle Way

Sunday, 17 January 2016 02:44
Ashley Daisy
Ashley Daisy

Zon Staff

Cold sores are said to be one of the most common skin infections faced with anyone. This condition generally appears when the immune system gets suppressed. It’s advisable to cure cold sore at the earliest because these sores can get worse, even bleed and so are painful.

It’s such an embarrassment when getting a cold sore. So, don’t worry, today we will share with you some of the tricks to cover up the cold sores in a gentle way. Scroll down to get more information:

1.     Always Wear A Sunblock

It’s better foer you to wear a sunblock, especially during the chilly days. Studies reveal that the UV rays and cold tend to trigger the growth of cold sores. Applying it regularly can however reduce the outbreak of cold sores.

2.     Slather On That Cold Cream

Apply a good amount of cold cream on your lips and keep them moist. This reduces the growth of cold sores and reduces the tingling feeling.

3.     Do Not Pick It

Never pick a sore, as it can lead to blemishes. Picking on the sore will only worsen it and delay the healing process, which will also leave a mark behind. So, avoid doing it.

4.     Avoid A Bright Lip Shade

Avoid applying a bright lipstick, as it will only draw more attention to the sore. Instead, cover your lips with a little bit of foundation and make sure you choose a neutral shade. Avoid using a concealer, as it can make the lips look chapped.

5.     Avoid A Stimulating Skin

Avoid any skin product or beauty regimen and treatment during cold sores, as they may aggravate the condition. These products can increase the redness of the sores. This includes cosmetic peels, home peels, etc.

6.     Use A Disposable Brush

While applying lipstick, make sure you choose a disposable brush, so that it does not spread, as cold sores are contagious. Avoid using these brushes at other times and make sure to dispose them after their use.

7.     Apply Compressed Powder

Choose a good brand of a compact powder that is rich with sunscreen to protect the area and avoid redness. This helps to heal the infected area faster and dries up the cold sore faster too.