Oh, no. Not again! Date tomorrow? Birthday next week? Off on holiday soon? Job interview on Monday? Whatever the event may be, the initial tingle of a cold sore can be deeply distressing. Why is it they always seem to pop up at the worst times?!
First things first, take a deep breath. Cold sores are one of those things, lots of people get them and they needn’t disrupt your life. If you’re feeling a little low as a consequence of a flare-up, there are lots of things you can do to boost your confidence.