As we continue to wear face masks for our safety against different strains of viruses, acne mechanica or more commonly known as "maskne" is also bound to recur.
"Masks impose heat, friction and occlusion on the skin and when combined with a moist environment from breathing, talking or sweating, this is a recipe for breakouts,”
Harry Dao, MD, FAAD, a dermatologist for Loma Linda University Health explains.
BEAUTéDERM Acne Loin (Acne Stress Control Spray) contains antibacterial and anti-irritant ingredients that are proven to help reduce acne. It also contains soothing, brightening, and skin lightening extracts to help reduce appearance of acne marks and dark spots.
On the skin:
On the mask:
"The plant signal molecule salicylic acid (SA) can induce resistance to a wide range of pathogen types. In the case of viruses, SA can stimulate the inhibition of all three main stages in virus infection: replication, cell-to-cell movement and long-distance movement. "
(Water, Ethyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Melaleuca Alternifolia, (Tea Tree) Leaf Extract. Phenoxyethanol, Niacinamide, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor oil, Fragrance, Salicylic Acid, Allantoin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Carica Papaya Fruit Extract, EDTA, Hamamelis Virginiana (With Hazel) Leaf Extract, Potassium Azeloyl Diglycinate, CI 19140, CI42090)