Maskne: How To Avoid Getting Acne From Wearing A Face Mask Like Emma Roberts: Dermatologist Tips
Since the coronavirus pandemic, everyone has been wearing a face mask & they may be causing you to break out which is why a dermatologist shared with HL exclusively, how you can prevent maskne.
While under quarantine, wearing a face mask is absolutely essential to keep yourself and others safe from the coronavirus pandemic. Although the face covers are protective, wearing them for a long period of time can irritate your skin and lead to acne or in this case – maskne. Some of our favorite celebs have been wearing face masks, including Emma Roberts, 29, and in order to keep yourself protected without causing pimples, dermatologist Dr. Rachel Nazarian, MD, as well as nutrition and wellness expert, Frances Largeman-Roth, RDN, shared with HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY, how you can treat and prevent maskne.
Dr. Nazarian revealed that acne can definitely be a result of wearing your face mask. “Face masks retain heat and humidity from our recirculating breath, and then keep it trapped against our faces. Both heat and humidity, along with bacteria from our mouths, are triggers for acne, and even other skin conditions that can mimic acne, such as rosacea.”
Source: HollywoodLife – Maskne: How To Avoid Getting Acne From Wearing A Face Mask Like Emma Roberts: Dermatologist Tips By, Olivia Elgart