Facing up to the New Acne

Facing up to the New Acne

Mask-wearing has become the new normal, so has mask acne, or maskne. While face masks help prevent the spread of disease, they also wreak havoc on our skin. Maskne, or mask acne, involves acne breakouts from wearing a face mask. Symptoms may include chafing and irritation, along with pimple-like bumps if you have rosacea or dermatitis. Although maskne can be frustrating, it’s important to keep wearing face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. Regular face-washing, moisturizing, and wearin...