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What’s Maskne?

Updated: Mar 5, 2021

At one point or another, most of us have experienced a pimple or two in our lives, or fully suffered through acne.

But, what’s Maskne?

Well, it may be new to us, as wearing masks becomes the new normal, but doctors and healthcare professionals have been dealing with maskne all along. Maskne, also known as mask-related acne, arises from wearing masks on a daily basis, as bacteria accumulates around your mouth, nose, and cheek region.

How does this happen really?

As you breathe and talk, your mask inevitably traps in a lot of warm air, creating a hot & humid environment underneath your mask. Naturally, this becomes an ideal setting for yeast, bacteria, and other flora to form and grow. (Fun fact: Flora, such as demodex, are types of skin mites that naturally live on our skin. Masks let them grow :/)

How can we prevent maskne?

Mask Blasts™ to the rescue! Our Mask Blasts provide natural, cleansing agents that allow you to cleanse and refresh your mask and skin. These sprays will allow you to clean your mask on the go, using a disposable or reusable mask. One little change in your daily routine can prevent years of maskne.

Try your favorite:

- Calm Me Down: our lavender-scented plant-based-infused mask refresher spray

- Walk in the Woods: our woody-scented mask refresher spray

- Clear my Head: our mint-scented mask refresher spray

- Wake me Up: our citrus-scented mask refresher spray

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