"The occlusive nature of a mask creates a humid... - Deepstash

"The occlusive nature of a mask creates a humid and warm environment under the mask, which can lead to increased sebum and sweat. In turn, this leads to irritation, inflammation, and breakouts," says Dr. King.

In short, maskne is a contradicting matter of the skin being dry and oily and getting rid of it also requires drying out the pimples and also keeping them moisturized.

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Maskne has been a problem since Covid started.

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What is Maskne?

What is Maskne?

The medical term for “maskne” is acne mechanica, a skin condition brought on by prolonged wear of masks & facial personal protective equipment.

Wearing masks can impose heat, friction and occlusion on the skin and when combined with a moist environment from breathing, talk...

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