What it is Maskne?
“Maskne” refers to common effects from wearing a face mask for an extended period of time. Things like acne, rashes, and irritating or peeling skin can all result from wearing a mask and most commonly appear on the area of the cheeks and nose.
Why does Maskne happen?
A lot of people are wearing masks for long periods of time and can develop reactions from things like the friction of the mask rubbing against the skin, an allergy or reaction to a specific material in the mask, and also pre existing skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis and eczema can also be aggravated by wearing a mask.
How to avoid Maskne
Some simple things you can do to avoid “Maskne” are:
How to treat Maskne
Some ways to treat “Maskne” at home are:
Some ways to treat “Maskne” in clinic are: