Mask-related skin breakouts are becoming more common and this is not surprising news. Front line workers are expected to wear facial masks for up to or longer than 8 hours a day.
Skin irritation can be caused by the pressure and friction of wearing a mask all day. It's no wonder that this irritation would result in skin tenderness, redness and breakouts.
Not to mention, the added stress of COVID19 already being a new burden to bare with.
Here are 3 notes on mask-related breakouts and how you can attend to your skin's new needs.