These Products Will Help With Maskne Scars

The struggle with maskne is indeed real. And if you are still new to the term, here's a simple clarification: Maskne occurs when the interaction between the fabric of our face masks and our skin causes inflammation and irritation, leading up to a variety of skin woes such as acne.

Fragment of a Queen's Face, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., yellow jasper/The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Moreover, the moisture trapped in the mask from humidity, sweating and of course, breathing causes clogged pores and overtime, results in acne breakouts. While many of us tend to focus on treating current and existing acne, it is also essential to include products to combat the scarring and pigmentation caused by maskne to achieve an overall more even complexion. Here, our top 10 picks to consider.

This article is originally published on Female Singapore.

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