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5 Easy Skincare Hacks You Didn't Know You Needed That Are Going To SAVE You're Mask-ne! ๐Ÿ˜ณ ๐Ÿ˜ท




Your New Saviours ๐Ÿ˜‡


2020 has sucked pretty bad. Could it get any worse though? Probably.


In fact, there's actually a new phenomenon that's cropped up recently called Mask-ne - which causes varying levels of acne due to the continuous mask-wearing throughout the day... ๐Ÿ˜ณ


Disclaimer - Skin tips aren't just for girls, if you're a boy and want pimple-free skin - read on!



#1 - What Mask is Best? ๐Ÿ˜ท



Step one in avoiding Mask-ne, understanding what mask you should be wearing. The best masks are cotton or cloth ones, though these will need regular washing.


If you don't like the hassle of washing your mask daily, disposable masks are fine. The issue occurs when you don't clean your mask, and allow dirt to remain trapped inside, which in turn is pressed against your face throughout the day. Not a good look.




Bonus Tip For Makeup Users; don't wear foundation under your mask! It'll clog your pores even more, try a tinted moisturizer instead.


#2 - Create A Barrier ๐Ÿคฉ



Defend your face! A great way to do this is a moisturizer barrier cream. Okay, yes this sounds overly complicated - we know. It makes perfect sense though. Simply put, it's a moisturizer that creates a barrier on your face, stopping clogged pores and preventing acne & pimples.


Some Creams We Recommend:

  • Holika Holika

  • Tea Tree Moisturizer

  • Baza Protect Barrier Cream

  • CeraVe Facial Moisturizing Lotion



#3 - Time To Do Acid...Salicylic Acid ๐Ÿ˜…

Salicylic Acid is about to become your best friend, it sinks into your skin and dissolves the 'ick' in your pores. Leaving your skin silky clean.


Recommendations:

  • La Roche-Posay Serozinc

  • The Ordinary Salicylic acid 2% solution

  • Neutrogena Oil-Free Salicylic Acid Pink Grapefruit Acne Wash



#4 - Tea Tree Oil ๐Ÿ˜˜

The age-old skin saviour, tea tree oil. This stuff is magical, just stick it onto a pimple and leave it overnight. The redness and pimply-ness gone ๐Ÿ˜




#5 - Sweet Touch

You've probably seen this one on tik-tok. If you haven't and you already have an infestation of mask-ne on your face, then this one is for you! ๐Ÿ˜š Applying honey on top of your pimple and covering with a plaster overnight is a hidden gem that actually works.


Be careful though, this can get a little sticky ๐Ÿ˜…



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