Even if the only partying you’ll be doing this festive season is over Zoom, you don’t want any kind of camera to bring a cold sore on your lip into sharp focus. This begs the questions: what are the main cold sore triggers? And, if you do get one – despite your best efforts – is there a treatment that can help zap it into oblivion? Fear not, we have all you need to know to enable your best cold sore-banishing strategy right here.
Firstly, let’s talk triggers:
Of course, some triggers aren’t avoidable, meaning those pesky sores can rear their heads on the healthiest of people when they least expect them.
But, fret not – Herpotherm is here to help save your lips from burning/tingling/itching/tightness. How does it work? Well, this little battery-operated superhero is completely chemical-free (hurrah!) and works solely by concentrating heat onto the sore, relieving discomfort and shortening the lifespan of that little eruption. Plus it looks just like a lipstick, so you can whip it out and use it in public without anyone being the wiser.
Think of this knowledge as our gift to you. Happy Christmas!