“Maskne”: The irritation and acne caused by the friction and continuous wear of a face covering, such as a Mask. This single word has become a condition of the pandemic, and a breakout search term on Google since the beginning of May. No pun intended.
People everywhere are looking for ways to not only treat, but also prevent the effects of Maskne. This is evident as videos on YouTube have been uploaded and viewed at alarming rates; the most-watched single video has over 138,000 views.
Start With Restoring Skin to a Healthy State
Epi-On – Azelamidopropyl Dimethyl Amine (and) Water (and) Butylene Glycol
Non-irritating active that helps reduce skin imperfections, does not clog pores, and helps control sebum production. Accelerates skin repair and healing by increasing cell migration, and growth factor secretions resulting in a strengthened skin barrier, and reduced inflammation. Check out this Dermo-Balancing Cream formulation to bring back flawless skin effortlessly.
Biome Oléoactif – Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (and) Avena Sativa Kernel Oil (and) Bacillus Ferment
Skin microbiota are fundamental to skin physiology and immunity. It must be balanced, preserved and highly diversified for healthy skin. Biome Oleoactif balances the skin microbiota, and maintains the integrity of the epidermal barrier. It exhibits moisturizing, restructuring, soothing, and emollient properties. Check out this Magic Oil 2020 formulation to work to restore the balance of the skin.
The winter wreaks havoc on the lips, and wearing chapstick under a mask is a whole new kind of nuisance. Keep the lips hydrated and free-from cracking with this Rejuvenating Lip Mask! Featuring Aquapront to lock in moisture and Ceramide IIIB to restore the delicate skin of the lips, this is one formula to smile about with, or without a mask.
Protection and Prevention is All in a Day’s Work
This impact has caused an influx to dermatologists’ inboxes. The American Academy of Dermatology has addressed skin problems caused by wearing a mask, even down to the irritation that happens behind the ears. Help consumers avoid painful discomfort with ingredients that protect the skin.
VersaFace Anti-Chafe Stick is a solid gel base that delivers vitamins and moisture, while strengthening the skin’s protective barrier to prevent moisture loss. This formulation glides on easily and helps heal and protect skin. This formulation features Versastique Low Melt ME 5T, for easy formulation of clear stick application with a low melting point.
Sebum Control Fluid, for regulation of sebum production and a mattifying effect and the Balancing Boost, for on the spot treatment and when your skin is out of balance, this boost knocks out stressed skin & blemishes while improving the skin’s natural barrier. Both feature Herbapurifine, a natural active complex combining the power of several natural herbs targeting blemished and impure skin.
Skin Vitality Hydration Stick hydrates tired, dry skin on-the-go. This mess-free, concentrated balm melts on contact with skin and delivers moisture and protection immediately. Featuring Dermofeel® TocoBalance, a blend of vitamins and moisturizing oils to deliver a renewing property to skin.
Keep your Masks Clean
Consider adding ingredients that deliver transfer resistance to your Color applications, like Versagel MD or Versagel AZ. Not only will they prevent the smudging and wipe-off effects, but they help to keep your masks cleaner for longer, preventing more redeposit on skin.