What is Maskne?

Maskne is acne and irritation from wearing a mask. Although we are hearing a lot more about this due to the pandemic, maskne has always been an issue in professions where you must regularly wear a mask.

Masks trap in moist air when we breath or talk creating a warm, humid environment. This creates an ideal environment for yeast, bacteria, and other flora to grow. These bacterial imbalances combined with friction from your mask can cause acne and rosacea flare-ups.

One of the best ways to prevent maskne is to treat wear a clean mask daily and change your mask after exercising and sweating. A good skin care routine will also benefit those suffering from maskne.

At IntegraLife Spa we have created a Maskne Facial to address this challenge. As always, this and all our clinical facials are customized to meet your individual needs. We can also recommend gentle cleansers, purifying masks, and can easily create a maskne home care program for you.

If you would like to make an appointment to treat your maskne, please contact us at 239.437.8386.