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Nasty cold and makeup

(7 Posts)
nevermindthecat Sun 09-Feb-14 21:00:30

Help! I have an absolutely horrible cold - really phlegmy, and as a result my nose and the area between my nose and mouth is dry, sore and red raw as I've had to be constantly blowing my nose.

This obviously means makeup seems silly as it is wiped off as soon as I blow my nose but I look awful!

Anyone got any advice?

Hippychickster Sun 09-Feb-14 21:16:31

I would make the most of being ill and milk it!! Don't worry about make up. If you are ill, just be ill. Sorry no help at all.

Hope you feel better.

jctall79 Sun 09-Feb-14 21:22:28

sudocrem! makes your nose white but works a treat!

burnishedsilver Sun 09-Feb-14 21:43:04

Kleenex balsam comparison. They almost eliminate the red nose. Bio oil is also good.

nevermindthecat Sun 09-Feb-14 22:05:33

Ooh, I've got some bio oil: never thought of using it on my face! Thank you!

HelloBoys Sun 09-Feb-14 22:45:05

I had a nasty cold last week and trust me was sniffing so much and watery eyes that I only bothered with it when met a friend and boyfriend. It wasn't a bad bad cold.

Moisturise your nose and lips.

basia2 Mon 10-Feb-14 00:00:09

Forget about makeup until you feel better and just put some vick's vapo-rub or vaseline under your nose to keep the area moisturized.
hope you feel better soon!

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