With the long days of face masks many people are noticing issues of mild irritation, dehydration and topical breakouts. This can be a result of the warm air flow from the mouth, being held by the mask and directed over the the skin around the mouth. This leads to dehydration of the area and in turn can upset the acid mantle, making the area more susceptible to irritation, oil imbalance and issues of bacterial buildup. The fit of the mask, make up and the material the mask is made of, will also have a role to play.
Here is a simple yet powerfully effective way to keep your face calm, balanced and “maskne” free.