How to prevent acne caused by face masks!



Apparently this is a new issue that we are facing: many of us are all of a sudden suffering from breakouts and acne and it could be due to wearing a face mask! I did not even connect the 2 dots myself, while I was recently wondering, why I have all of a sudden these giant big deep breakouts on my chin... but then a very good friend shared an interesting article with me about it- turns out many of us have to deal with adult acne or breakouts right now due to wearing a face mask! 😷

So, what can we do, to prevent breakouts from happening? Here's how to fight it!

1. Make sure you wash or disinfect your face mask after each use, so bacteria can't grow! Just throw the mask in your washer, wash per hand or maybe think about investing in a UV light Sterilizer!







2. Don't wear makeup under your face mask- I have literally stopped applying any makeup- even lipstick- below my nose. Not only will your face mask stay clean, but you also avoid further clogging of your pores with foundation etc.

3. Wash your face or use a witch hazel toner or micellar water before putting the face mask on (just from the nose down is enough)! 

4. Try to use skin care that is formulated to clear adult acne, such as the Rodan + Fields UNBLEMISH Regimen! This 4-step Regimen gently and effectively clears acne and prevents future blemishes, while it visibly smooths, firms and improves the appearance of pores and fine lines for clearer, healthier, younger-looking skin. 

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5. Try a different fabric of a face mask- and while it sounds like cotton should be best, I find from personal experience, that my skin likes a surgical face mask (made from synthetic material) much better: not only I can breathe much better, my skin also! 


 






Disclaimer: I received the Rodan + Fields skin regime mentioned above for free. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. Contains Affiliate links. Read my full disclosure.