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Cold Sores and a Life in the Media

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Having cold sores is rough at the best of times, but especially when you spend most your life in the public eye.

From actresses to models, doctors to salespeople, they all have appointments and intense schedules to keep, whether they have cold sores or not.

 

Alexa Chung

The TV presenter, model and international fashion editor wrote about her experiences with cold sores in an article for The Independent, where she spoke out about the pressures of dealing with cold sores.

She talks with anguish about how it made an assignment covering London Fashion Week an absolutely horrible experience. She describes in graphic detail how she felt while presenting in front of everybody on the red carpet with a great big cold sore on her lip. She had tried to cover it up, but it was no use, it was still very obvious. Her anxiety flared up every time she had to be photographed and she was so ashamed that she would only agree to have her picture taken if the photographer promised they would airbrush the result.

After all this, she got the opportunity to meet with Kayne West, who had dropped into the event. However, when he tried to give her a kiss on the cheek, she panicked, yelling out “No, Kayne! I’m diseased!”. She immediately regretted it and felt absolutely dreadful as a result.

Alexa Chung is not alone when she says that when you’re stuck with a cold sore, the last thing you want to do is be out with other people. Rather than face the sneers and pitying look, she says she’d prefer to just stay at home until it passes.

However, unfortunately staying at home isn’t always an option.

 

Life in public without cold sores is now possible

We hope that word reaches Alexa Chung and the many other celebrities afflicted by cold sores, because lipivir® has already been able to help so many people avoid cold sores altogether, by preventing them.

lipivir® is especially great for those who need to appear in public, as the gel is colourless and discreet, meaning that people don’t even need know that you have cold sores at all.

So let lipivir® help boost your confidence and take away your worries once and for all.

 

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Sources: Independent Article