Combining the usual seasonal challenges of winter with the effects of the Covid pandemic has created the perfect storm for acne to wreak havoc with your complexion. Understanding some of the causative factors and taking simple steps to address them can control your breakouts and calm your skin.
In these dark days of Covid-19, we can sometimes lose sight of less threatening ailments. Acne is a good example – and yet there are several reasons why acne may have become more troublesome since the start of the pandemic.
Yes this is real. We are all having to wear a mask on a daily basis due to the current pandemic. I am seeing so many more patients in my practice with spots and irritated skins. Let's take a look at what causing this phenomenon.
2020, regardless of who you are, has given us a lot of unexpected curveballs, including #maskne, a now trending hashtag that wouldn’t have made any sense to our 2019 minds. Thankfully, there is now a stellar solution for everyone — and it doesn’t involve the super-harsh, chemical-laden skin care products.
There is a big trend right now: people struggle with their skin because of #facemasks. Suffering from “#maskne” while trying to shield yourself and others from the Covid-19 virus should be the least of your worry. Here's our thank you to the NHS.
For most people, when faced with the reality of lockdown and how their lives were going to change, the last thing they had anticipated was more skin problems. Specialist treatments have been interrupted, stress levels rose. We collected 5 points to consider when treating your acne and spots at home during lockdown.
With new rules coming out that stipulate wearing a mask when on public transport, while shopping, along with a general encouragement to wear a mask at all times when out, it is increasingly likely that “maskne” will become more prevalent. Here's our 1:1 Guide to prevent maskne from wreaking havoc on your complexion.
We are all under raised stress levels these days. The current pandemic situation isn’t exactly joy-inducing, and working from home – or just being at home isolated for this long – can be a source of new, unprecedented anxiety. what's the link between stress and breakout and how can we help ourselves at home?