Have you got pimples from wearing a mask? Find out how to manage them
Published: 7 September, 2020 - Updated: 16 December, 2020 | 2'
Masks, whether surgical or made of cloth, have become an essential part of our daily lives and their continued use is already starting to be felt on the skin. Despite their effects, which can be very different depending on the kind of skin we have, it is everyone responsibility to use them correctly.
No matter if your skin is dry, normal, mixed or oily, with an acneic tendency, it is very likely that you have got pimples or blackheads when using the mask. This is due to the fact that the pores do not breathe properly and become blocked, thus causing them to appear.
Find out how to care for this problem and how to manage it with natural ingredients.
What happens to our skin when we use a mask?
The use of masks for many hours in a row causes a micro-environment in the area with an increase in humidity and heat, as well as continuous friction on the cheekbones, the nasal septum and the chin. As a result of that, irritation, but also dryness and desquamation, and even acne breakouts on the chin or nose.
Healthcare professionals are most often affected in this situation, so in addition to irritation and altered skin condition in these areas, visible marks may also appear when the mask is taken off the face.
Furthermore, if your skin is sensitive, these effects are even more accentuated. In this article we tell you about the specific care and oils for this kind of skin.
How to care for your facial skin when using masks all the time?
To keep the skin luminosity and avoid the appearance of redness or pimples in the areas hidden behind the mask, it is essential to maintain skin care with a daily cleaning and moisturising routine.
In order to provide hydration and calm the skin, it is important to use products that are suitable for our skin type and needs, and that have natural ingredients that keep the skin in good condition.
If you have already got a pimple, Acniroll is available in a convenient roll-on format with a cold effect and sebum-regulating and mattifying action, especially for acne-prone skin.
It is formulated with natural and ORGANIC ingredients with Tea Tree Oil, which is useful for regulating the amount of sebum, and Lavandin Oil, which revitalises and repairs the skin, as well as having a calming effect.
To complement the daily cleansing routine and prevent the appearance of acne, Argeloe purifying water may be used to remove impurities from facial skin, neutralizing the effects of harmful microorganisms.
This is a unique combination of colloidal silver, with antimicrobial and anti-fungal properties, and Aloe Vera, a moisturizer and antioxidant, which will keep your skin soft and purified.
Its use is similar to that of a facial tonic, impregnating a cotton wool disc and applying it to the area that tends to have blackheads and acne in order to remove impurities.