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Call it a sign of the times: The Korean skin-care brands Dr. Jart+ and Peach & Lily offer collections of “maskne essentials” on their websites. The patch purveyor Hero Cosmetics recently posted an entry about maskne on its blog. But don’t dismiss maskne — acne and irritation from wearing a mask — as just another portmanteau to market skin-care products.

“Oh, it’s a real thing,” said Dr. Mona Gohara, an associate clinical professor of dermatology at Yale School of Medicine. She herself has gotten maskne from her three layers of masks: a KN95 (similar to an N95) topped with a surgical mask to keep it clean, plus a face shield if she’s doing procedures.

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Hey Guys! 2020- the year that’s shaken everyone. One thing that’s shaken me and many others is… Mask Acne. AKA #MASKNE. Yup. It’s a real thing. So what's causing it? The scientific term is “acne mechanica,” meaning the mechanical friction of...
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Sometimes acne is caused by other factors such as diet, stress, illness, over-exercising, drinking too much alcohol or even exposure to sun in the summer. ...Let's see some reasons for acne... An acne sufferer's skin will become oily and yellowish....
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Education is something we can all grow with... so take a look at the attached links in this blog post to further your knowledge of the term "blemish".  Reach out with any questions!
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