Marzia Filipetto, Skin Expert
Maskne or Mask-ne indicates the occurrence or worsening of some skin manifestations such as: acne, pimples or blackheads due to the daily use of protective masks.
How to recognize mask acne?
For skins that suffer from alterations of the sebaceous glands there is the appearance of redness, itching and pimples.
On the other hand, for reactive and sensitive skins it is possible that there are: irritation, skin rash (rashes) and small abrasions, itching, erythema, desquamation.
For predisposed subjects, other dermatological problems may appear, such as: allergic contact dermatitis, irritation dermatitis in the nose and ears, seborrheic dermatitis, Rosacea.
However, in most cases Maskne is mainly localized on the cheeks, chin, lip contour and nose, while for those suffering from seborrheic dermatitis the skin is also sensitized on the sides of the nose, along the eyebrows and / or behind the ears.
What are the causes of Maskne?
- Prolonged contact with the mask can compromise the integrity of the skin barrier
In the presence of injuries from contact with the mask, germs and dirt can penetrate into the deeper layers of the skin creating subepidermal inflammatory states
- Moisture and heat from our breath can alter the pH of the skin creating: angular cheilitis (persistent chapped lips with small cuts), dermatitis with an erythematous rash around the mouth, characterized by papules, cystic pimples and dry skin
- Use of aggressive products on the skin
- Weakening of the skin bacterial microflora with bacterial overgrowth
Applications of film-forming and occlusive creams of the pores that favor the accumulation of sebum and dirt.
- The material of some face masks and protective gear can retain residue from laundry detergents and fabric softeners that can irritate the skin.
In & out action to prevent and cure Maskne
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CALM AND MOISTURIZE
The Lino-dÉrmA® formula aims to rebuild the physiological hydrolipidic barrier.
In addition, it contains a synergy of plant extracts with an anti-inflammatory action such as Chamomile, Eucalyptus, Cumin and Aloe which has demonstrated a soothing action identical to the hydrocortisone ointment, while being completely natural and free of side effects.
The moisturizing and emollient active ingredients keep the skin hydrated and elastic, eliminating itching. Due to its unique characteristics it could represent the ideal natural remedy for atopic dermatitis suitable for all ages.
PROTECT AND NORMALIZE
Crema Balsamo C.R.B. has a regenerating action on the skin thanks to the effect of 14 essential oils.
It has a normalizing and sebum-regulating action suitable for acne-prone skin. It contributes to maintaining the skin pH at physiological values. Soothes and leaves the skin soft to the touch.
The clinical tests carried out indicate, in fact, that it is effective in protecting the epidermis from the action of external agents and free radicals and in soothing any irritation while maintaining the physiological balance of the skin intact. Thanks to vegetable hyaluronic acid, it has excellent moisturizing properties and improves skin elasticity.
CONTRASTING THE INFLAMMATORY STATES
Help from within is favored by the natural supplement Leni Mal which acts against free radicals at the base of inflammatory states, thanks to the skilful combination of plant extracts selected for their antioxidant active ingredients, such as green tea and artichoke.
In addition, the action of these active ingredients is combined with the more specific properties of Curcuma longa and Boswellia serrata extracts. Turmeric, already known by the Egyptian Pharaohs for its ability to restore “a general condition of well-being”, has anti-inflammatory properties also confirmed by modern scientific research.
Boswellia has a double protective action, inhibiting the activation of inflammation mediators. To these are added the essential oils of Rosemary, Savory and Juniper to which both the herbalist tradition and recent scientific research recognize important anti-inflammatory properties