The Products You Need to Prevent Face Mask Breakouts

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Playing What You Can Do to Prevent Maskne!

Are you suffering from acne under your face mask?

Watch: Are There Legitimate Health Reasons That Prevent You from Wearing a Mask?

The Doctors welcome dermatologist Dr. Azadeh Shirazi to share her maskne solutions. She explains moisture, friction, and rubbing, plus oils and makeup on the skin are behind these breakouts. She recommends using a mask with cotton on the instead and polyester on the outside layer.

More tips to avoid face mask breakouts from Dr. Shirazi include:

- Clean your face before putting on your mask and she says to use zinc or sulfur-based soap to reduce acne bacteria. She also glycolic or salicylic acid toners to exfoliate the skin

- Spray your mask with a glycolic solution before you wear it

- Do not use heavy oils on the face because it can lead to clogged pores, instead she suggests using a light, non-comedogenic moisturizer

Watch: The 2-Step Test to Check If Your Mask Is Effective

Find out The Doctors list of favorite face masks and learn tips on how to clean, disinfect, and when to throw away face mask.

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