CHICAGO (CBS) — Have you noticed your face is breaking out now that you’re wearing a mask each day? You’re not alone.
Renata Block is a physician assistant specializing in dermatology. She says she has seen an uptick in patients suffering from the condition known as “maskne.”READ MORE: 1 Dead, 2 Injured In I-57 Expressway Shooting Near 119th Street
But there are things you can do to avoid it, including wearing disposable masks, avoiding makeup and using a moisturizer with ceramides, which will provide a good barrier between your skin and mask.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Temperatures Climbing; Sunny Skies Ahead
Also, clean your skin with a gentle cleanser each night to remove the oil and bacteria that accumulate throughout the day.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Weekend Warmup
Hear more on these tips from Block in the video above.