Tips to Help Combat Acne from Face Masks

As the COVID-19 pandemic has now made wearing masks the norm, many people have developed ‘maskne.’

The term ‘maskne’ refers to the acne like bumps that show up in the distribution area where masks sit on the face.

Masks already create a humid environment around the face and the addition of South Mississippi’s typical summer humidity and heat can make maskne worse.

News 25 talked to board-certified dermatologist Dr. Ashley Emerson of the Dermatology Clinic in Gautier about some of the ways maskne can be treated.


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