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6 problems with your skin when using masks

In summer, the mask and hot air also affect; face moisture, sweating, such as problems occur and our skin can not get air. Especially on oily skin, an increase in oil secretion with sweating can lead to clogging of the skin pores, resulting in the formation of comedones, in other words, acne and acne.

What to do?

  • Be sure to change your moisturized mask during the day.
  • Wash your face with a cleansing product suitable for your skin structure when you reach home from outside.
  • Peeling, which you will do once a week, will also help to keep the pores on your skin open and prevent the formation of acne.

An increase in temperature caused by a mask can trigger rosacea disease, popularly known as ‘Rose disease’, which increases with decoction. As a result, rosacea patients may develop widespread rashes, increased vascularity and acne. Dermatologist Dr. It warns patients to be more careful than ever this summer to avoid exacerbating complaints due to Moonlight masks.

What to do?

  • Do not go out as much as possible during hot hours.
  • Choose cool places.
  • Avoid environments that require wearing masks.
  • Avoid bitter spicy foods, acidic drinks. Reduce tea, coffee and alcohol consumption to a minimum.

Increased sweating under the influence of the mask on the face can clog the sweat glands, leading to sweat gland cysts. These cysts can sometimes be in the form of milia cysts, sometimes known as rashes, such as transparent decoctions of water. 

What to do?

  • To avoid clogging pores due to sweat, apply a cleanser suitable for your skin structure to your skin 2 times a day.
  • Be sure to change your mask, which is moistened by sweat.
  • Even if you can't wash your face when you sweat, removing sweat with a napkin soaked in water will prevent sweat from clogging the pores.
  • Applying ice to the face for a few minutes in transparent sweat gland cysts will reduce your complaints. Read: How to make a mask at home?

In oily eczema disease known as" seborrheic dermatitis", there may be an increase in flaking, itching and redness in the beard area in men, especially on the edges of the nose, in the parts that remain under the mask. If patients ' complaints increase, it may be necessary to use medications and some support products on the advice of a dermatologist.

What to do?

  • Remove sweat from your skin by washing your face frequently.
  • Apply a mixture that you will make with a tablespoon of honey, which you melt in a cup of warm water, with the help of a piece of cotton to the facial area where you see oily eczema. With this method, there will be a decrease in your complaint of redness and flaking.
  • Washing the beard area with hair shampoos containing selenium sulfide, zink priton and ketoconazole will contribute to the treatment.
  • Avoid alcohol-containing solutions and oily pomades used before or after shaving.

Dermatologist Dr. “In this case, problems such as redness, itching, blisters and flaking may occur on the skin,” he says.

What to do?

If you wear a mask that you will make with a cotton fabric at home under the mask and wear a normal mask on it, you will cut off the mask's contact with the skin and eliminate the risk of allergies.


In areas that remain closed with the mask on the face, do not see the sun, there is not much change in skin color, while areas that remain outside the mask can become tan under the influence of the sun. As a result, tone differences occur on the skin; areas outside the mask become darker, causing an uncomfortable image.

What to do?

It is very important to protect the areas outside the mask with sunscreen creams. In this way, areas that see the sun also do not tan, and percentage differences in tone do not occur.


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