'Mask Acne' - This Is Why Your Skin Is Breaking Out Right Now



Face masks have become an essential part of our leaving-the-house routines. Even though they are a crucial first defense against airborne bacteria, they’re not so great for our skin’s health causing many of us to break out with what has become known as ‘maskne’ – unexpected breakouts around the chin, mouth, and nose.


Acne is a common issue that almost everyone has experienced at some point in their lives. With the addition of face masks to our daily rituals, acne from wearing masks is not just a unique phenomenon; it also exacerbates many of the common causes of breakouts.


The three most common causes of breakouts


Stress