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Maskne Treatment in Singapore: Begin Your Skin Transformation Now

Yes, it's a real thing. Maskne is a new term that has emerged from the pandemic.

Acne mechanic is the medical word for "maskne," a skin disease caused by continuous use of face personal protection equipment (PPE).

What causes mask acne?

Acne is usually caused by the clogging of hair follicles with dead skin cells, oil, dirt or bacteria from the skin. Frequent wearing of masks can worsen these skin issues that already exist or cause new ones. Sebum, saliva, sweat and other dirt are trapped against your skin by masks which means bacteria can then penetrate and clog pores. Face masks continually brushing against your skin also creates friction that may lead to skin irritation.

While wearing a mask can save lives and has become paramount in today’s world, it can also can cause skin irritations on our skin.

But don't worry, maskne is completely curable, and if you are ready to take the necessary steps, you may regain your clear skin.

Here are some tips to get your maskne under control and keep your skin clear: