3 ways to keep your skin healthy while wearing a mask

Sep/13/2020 15:47:01

With the appearance and rise of the pandemic, face masks are the thing that today’s life cannot be imagined. Wearing a mask protects our health, and whether our skin likes it or not, it is a useful way to prevent the further spreading of the virus.

Different types of masks have appeared on the market, coming from different fabrics that make breathing easier and still do the purpose they are required too. However, women have seen a problem with the masks, concerning the skin. As you might already know, keeping the hands away from the face is a thing that should be done not only in the times of pandemic but in regular living too. Lots of dirt and bacteria can come on the face from the hands, causing different irritations and blemishes. No matter how the mask is clean, it is still a foreign object on the face and with that, it can also cause different kinds of skin problems when it is worn.

So, what to do to prevent skin irritations from the face mask? Here are 3 ways that will help out!

Use a spot treatment under the mask

Spot treatments are usually strong and colored solutions that are supposed to be worn and treat the face while being at home. However, the strange times have come when you can simply apply the spot treatment on your face and go out because it will be hidden under the mask, that is required to be worn at all times. All other skin solution products are possible and can be worn under it.

Use a gentle cleanser and moisturizing toner

Harsh products can apply a great amount of stress on our skin, and the mask as an addition to it is also something unique that the skin is experiencing right now. It is important to keep the skin clean and fresh, especially if you know that you are going to wear a mask for several hours. Clean the face with a mild and gentle cleanser, rinse it with warm water and then, apply moisturizing toner that will keep the skin moisture well-balanced.

Try steaming

Steaming is one of the processes that are regular in the cosmetics industry. The steam opens up the pores and melts all the bacteria, dirt, and residue that might be left on the face. There are different solutions when it comes to steaming, so it is not just hot water. You can always put some ingredients like peppermint or lavender that will nourish the skin, and at the same time, soothe the entire mind and the body. This does wonders on the skin, especially if you are wearing a mask all day long.

With these 3 easy ways, the skin on the face will be cared for and nurtured, and slowly but surely, it will adapt and recognize the mask as a not so strange object.

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