By Suzanne Le Mignot

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.”

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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.

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Also, clean your skin with a gentle cleanser each night to remove the oil and bacteria that accumulate throughout the day.

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Hear more on these tips from Block in the video above.

Suzanne Le Mignot