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Abreva Conceal Patch Review and Giveaway

The Abreva Conceal Patch is a non-medicated clear patch for covering up cold sores.  It is a unique product aimed at making it easier to cover up a cold sore by providing a smooth surface for makeup.  At the same time, the patch is breathable, so it lets air in but also protects the area. I previously reviewed the Abreva Patch by putting it over a blemish and was happy to try it again because I wanted to try it on my lips and also try something new with how I apply it and put makeup over it.

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The patch itself comes with a tab that you use to place it. After pressing for 20-30 seconds or so, you carefully peel off the tab, leaving the patch on your lips.

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Here is an important trick I learned with this. If the patch is too big for the area you are covering, try cutting it in half! I cut mine in half and lined the straight edge up with the outside edge of my lip. By doing that, it covered the area I was aiming for perfectly, without showing over the side of the lip.   I then applied a bright and fairly matte lipstick over it, which I think covers the patch better than a shimmer type of lipstick.

Below is not the most flattering angle of me, and I have very little to no makeup on (gasp!), but I wanted to show the result. Can you see the patch? It is on my upper lip (toward the bottom of the upper lip), on the left side. I could barely see it in person just a few feet from the mirror. I don’t think I would spot it in the photo if I didn’t know where it was and wasn’t looking for it.

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The patch worked wonderfully for me when I tried it this way. If you don’t need to cover any skin, I recommend it. If you need to cover skin, leave the patch whole and apply a thick concealer over the skin part with a soft brush and then powder over that. It will still show a bit, but it is better looking than a cold sore.

Buy the Abreva Conceal Patch at Walmart

Win An Abreva Conceal Patch and $25 Walmart Gift Card

Abreva is supplying one Abreva Conceal Patch product ($10 value) and one $25 Walmart gift card for giveaway.

Use the rafflecopter widget at the bottom of this post to record your entries (wait for it to load, it can take a few seconds).  The only mandatory item is to fill the form out and leave a comment. But you can get another entry by following Abreva on Facebook.

On March 19, 2013, I will randomly draw a winner using the rafflecopter widget and the winner will be notified via email. The winner will have one week to respond. Open to US residents only, 18 and over. Void where prohibited. The prize will be fulfilled by a representative of Abreva. See our full giveaway terms here. Good luck!

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Comments

  1. Mary Happymommy says:

    I’d like to win this for my friend who gets cold sores.

  2. Haley Marble says:

    Cool giveaway! I’ve never tried these.

  3. This would be a very nice alternate to the sometimes messy cream. Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to have this contest yo help others. God Bless

  4. I hear great things about Abreva!

  5. Ashley S. says:

    I would love to win because who couldnt use it!? :) hehe Thank you!!!!!

  6. I would love to spend $25 at Walmart all on nail polish : D Thank you !

  7. Bernadette Dally says:

    I would spend my $25 gift card solely on nail polish!

  8. Adrienne Gordon says:

    Always can use walmart groceries

  9. Thank you for taking time out of your schedule to have this contest to help others! Great giveaway!

  10. Margaret Smith says:

    I’d really like to give this a try. Thanks so much.

  11. Colleen Boudreau says:

    Because I get cold sores.

  12. I have a cold sore right now, ugh.

  13. Starr Greenwell says:

    this would be an awesome change from the cream and I love walmaty.

  14. Kathleen says:

    Because I want to try the conceal patches and could use the GC

    kport207 at gmail dot com

  15. Kat Riley says:

    I suffer from the occasional cold sore and would love to see the patches in action.

  16. Jody Sisson says:

    Because I have Cold Sores.

  17. I’d like to win this for my friend Pat’s son Francis

  18. I’d like to win for my sister!

    acartwrightmorell at gmail dot com

  19. I would like to win so I could save money at Walmart

  20. Cynthia C says:

    It would be good to have on hand, just in case.

  21. I would like to try this the next time I get one.

  22. Love it. Need it.

  23. I love Abreva products. Cold sores are the pits. I could really use these.

  24. I get cold sores often…I want to win cause its needed

  25. Mary Casper says:

    I love walmart

  26. Monique Rizzo says:

    Because I always use Abreva and LOVE Walmart.
    Thanks for the chance.
    mogrill12@gmail.com

  27. Barbara Montag says:

    Because I get cold sores and could use this product.
    Also the Walmart card is great too!
    Thank you.

  28. Kyl Neusch says:

    would be useful

  29. Suzanne K says:

    I’d love to be prepared for my next cold sore and the Walmart card would be fun to spend!

  30. I’m trying to increase my Blu-ray collection so this would be nice

  31. Carolyn G says:

    I need something for my cold sores

  32. I would like to try the cold sore patch before buying some.

  33. Deanna G. says:

    I’d like to win because I love Walmart.

  34. I would like to try this.

  35. Mary Calabrese says:

    I’ve heard nothing but good things about Abreva and would like to see for myself.

  36. James Beck says:

    walmart is nice

  37. Stephanie Larison says:

    I’d love to win and try this out. The GC is a awesome bonus!

  38. dani marie says:

    my skin tends to hate me and i love walmart.

  39. Katherine says:

    My cold sores are nasty!

  40. Because cold sores are awkward and embarrassing.

  41. Any time I get sick I get a fever blister. I’d love to try this.

  42. Love abreva!
    Thanks! Janna JOhnson jannajanna@hotmail.com janna@feedyourpig on gfc

  43. Kristi C says:

    I would like to win to cover up a cold sore before I go to work.

  44. I would like to try it for when I get cold sores

  45. I tend to get embarrassing cold sores before I have to give a big presentation at work, so the patch would be awesome to try — and the gift card would be handy for getting another stock of them!

  46. It could come in handy when I get a cold sore :)

  47. Jennifer Reed says:

    I would like to win this because I do suffer from cold sores too often.

  48. Brittney House says:

    My husband gets cold sores all the time so this would really help

  49. Daniel M says:

    i luckily don’t get cold sores so for the gift card!

  50. Laura Jacobson says:

    I have tried a few different things for cold sores, but they really have not helped. I would love to try this! Sounds like it works GREAT!

  51. I would like to win because Abreva is a good product to have on hand and I would enjoy having the gift card, of course.

  52. Valerie Taylor Mabrey says:

    my mom gets cold sores this would be great for her and the gift card always good.
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  53. Angela Cisco says:

    I don’t get them very often but when I do it would be nice to have on hand.

  54. My sister could use Abreva and I would love the Walmart card. Thanks.

  55. My hubby uses Abreva when he gets cold sores and who doesn’t love to shop at Walmart?

  56. I love walmart

  57. Livivua Chandler says:

    i could use the giftcard and abreva!

  58. Erica C. says:

    I’d like to try it on myself!

  59. Crystal F says:

    I would like to try out the conceal pads. I’ve seen them but haven’t tried them yet. thank you!

  60. Paula Tavernie says:

    Because I am always getting cold sores and would love to try this!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

  61. K. Cleaver says:

    I get cold sores probably 1-2 times a month. I hate them!

  62. Amanda Kinder says:

    I get cold sores, and I don’t often have what I need nearby to cover it up.

  63. Leslie L. Stanziani says:

    I would love this for myself.I had my first cold sore last month and could have used this.

  64. I would like to win because this sounds very useful… also because I can always use some extra cash.

  65. Shirley Hicks says:

    my husband gets cold sores alot…would be nice to try this

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