Citizens of the world have been covering their faces for months amid the ongoing pandemic, and while wearing a mask is crucial for saving lives, it’s also been a blemish to our skin.
Masks, especially when worn for hours on end or in some climates, can sometimes cause unsightly pimples and acne on our faces. Nurses have long-complained about the unsightly irritation that occurs with wearing N95 masks at work, but even fabric or cloth masks can cause the dreaded “maskne.”
Here’s everything you need to know about maskne and how to eliminate it from your life for good.
What is Maskne?
“Maskne is a new term that has emerged from the pandemic, describing breakouts that occur under our masks,” Dr. Sandra Lee, also known as the famous Dr. Pimple Popper, told The Post.