Acne while wearing a mask

License of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine dated 06/18/2020 No. 2917/L-P

Acne while wearing a mask

What is "masсne" and how to deal with it?

Mascne is a new term formed by the combination of "mask" and "acne" - rashes that occur from frequent and prolonged mask wearing. The so-called "greenhouse effect" is created when you breathe in the mask for several hours. This creates a background which is a perfect habitat for pathogens of various skin diseases. All these unpleasant manifestations can be aggravated by the tissue friction on the face skin, which creates an increased irritation of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles.

So, a must do list of basic rules that will help you avoid "mascne":
▫️ The mask must be disposable (or freshly washed);
▫️ Better to avoid snug fit to the face;
▫️ Change the mask every 2 hours;
▫️ Simplify your daily skin care routine;
▫️ Wipe your face with a cotton pad moistened with chlorhexidine after using a mask. This solution does not dry the skin and has an antiseptic effect.

If the "mascne" still could not be avoided, then it should be treated the same way as the ordinary local rashes. Self-medication in this case is inappropriate, you must definitely consult a doctor and choose a comprehensive treatment for acne!

Unfortunately, the treatment of acne at home even using the pharmacy products rarely brings quick and high-quality results. Millions of teenage boys and girls face acne (pimples) problems to one degree or another. Sometimes this problem also occurs at a more mature age 35-40+.

In Kiev the medical aesthetic center SkinMedical applies the new Israeli technology of phototherapy called Inmode Lumecca (method of phototherapy with IPL rays) to treat acne and its consequences. It is the most effective acne treatment nowadays. The procedure is almost completely painless and safe. The laser beam is directed to the affected area of the dermis, killing pathogenic bacteria and stimulating the formation of new collagen fibers. The result of such treatment will be the normalization of blood circulation, restoration of metabolic processes in the skin, and the acquisition of a healthy appearance.

Benefits of Acne Treatment at SkinMedical:

EFFECTIVE. Just a few treatments are needed to get a great result in acne treatment.

PAINLESS. The sapphire tip cools the skin, making the procedure comfortable for the patient.

MODERN. A modern and safe method of dealing with comedones, acne and pigmented spots, as well as their traces.

Skilled cosmetologists at SkinMedical apply an individual approach to each patient and select the best comprehensive treatment for face and body skin acne problems. The best results to our clients are brought by the new hardware world technologies in combination with invasive treatment and professional cosmetics.
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