8 Tips To Prevent Face Mask Induced Eczema
Wearing a mask may lead to eczema.
If you have itchy rashes after wearing face mask, you may have this face mask induced eczema or dermatitis.
Prolonged wearing of masks leads to less ventilation, thus secretion of more sweat and oil, resulting in blocked pores which sometimes encourage the growth of bacteria thus increasing the risk of eczema and other skin disease.
Furthermore, secretions such as saliva or mucus, are trapped inside the mask. That can act as an irritant dermatitis to the skin.
Rashes, redness, itchiness, irritation and scaling around the nose and mouth will then start to appear.
Here are 8 tips to help to reduce your face mask induced eczema or dermatitis.