Archive for June, 2020

Let’s Talk Maskne–4 Easy Steps to Combat Mask Acne!

  by Jennifer Schloth, PA and Dr. Ellen Marmur    Since June is National Acne Awareness Month, let’s talk about something all too common in today’s new normal, “Maskne.” Recently, we have seen so many patients presenting to the office with concerns of breakouts appearing at the exact spot where the mask sits on their face. This acne or “maskne” is mainly caused by friction of the mask on your skin. When friction occurs, you can get micro-tears in the skin that allows bacteria, dirt, and oil to penetrate and inflame the skin resulting in small whiteheads or blackheads on

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