Dermatologist recommends tips on how to take care of acne caused by using face masks

The sweat that accumulates on skin by wearing masks serves as a perfect ground for bacteria to proliferate and cause break outs. In many cases it also leads to severe acne or pus-filled pimples.

Updated on Jun 18, 2022 06:33 AM IST  |  89.1K
Here are some simple tips by Internationally renowned dermatologist and Facial Aesthetics Expert- Dr.  Shilpi Behl, to avoid Maskne and keep your skin healthy
Dermatologist recommends tips on how to take care of acne caused by using face masks

Lately, masks have become an integral part of our lives. With the benefits of good protection against viruses and pollution, it also gets us some disadvantages like sweat and acne. 

Acne caused by wearing masks continuously is also termed ‘Maskne’. The sweat that accumulates on the skin by wearing masks serves as a perfect ground for bacteria to proliferate and cause breakouts. In many cases, it also leads to severe acne or pus-filled pimples. Apart from irritation and pain on the skin, maskne also makes the person socially conscious and diffident. 

Here are some simple tips by an Internationally renowned dermatologist and Facial Aesthetics Expert- Dr.  Shilpi Behl, to avoid Maskne and keep your skin healthy:

It is well understood that maskne can be very frustrating but wearing a mask is also very essential in seeing the pandemic that the world has been going through! Following a simple Skincare regimen, wearing the right kind of face mask and following the above-mentioned tips can be of great help to avoid those pesky break-outs.

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