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Maskne – how to prevent acne from wearing a mask

‘Maskne’ – acne from wearing a mask. How to prevent it and what to do if it flares up. Mandatory mask wearing in shops and public transport is taking its toll on many people’s skin. A quick poll by Harley Street Emporium found 48% of people said they were experiencing outbreaks and flare ups of their acne as  a result of wearing a mask. the humidity and sweat can build up and block the pores, leading to outbreaks or what’s now commonly called ‘maskne’. So, how can you prevent it? According to Dr Unnati Desai, a GP with a diploma…

The dangers of peel off masks

Peel off masks claim to unblock pores and leave your skin looking radiant, but in reality they can cause some serious skin problems. Dr Zara Kassam PhD explains. Social media is awash these days with the latest beauty obsession – the peel off face mask. There are adverts everywhere documenting the intense process of peel off masks that show the pores being unblocked as it’s ripped off the skin. And while the promise of  smooth, blemish free skin is hard to pass up, we seem to be blissfully unaware of just how bad some of these masks could be for…