The world has entered an era of global pandemic wherein the outbreak of SARS-COV-2 caused a plethora of death casualties. Herein the power of precautionary measures recommended and promulgated by the WHO and ECDC comes into play.
These precautionary measures include social distancing, quarantining an infected person. This also involves wearing of facial mask to avoid the spread of the virus via respiratory droplets.
Meanwhile, another skin-ailment arises due to the incessant wearing of facial masks. Some peoples say the continuous wearing of facial mask cause skin irritation and another skin complexion. On the flip side, some peoples experience difficulty in breath while wearing a mask.
In this short guide, we’ll walk you through 12 gel creams that will help your skin against skin irritation caused by face mask.
1 Kielh’s Ultra Facial Cream
This facial cream comes with parabens to retain your skin oil and help it to remain hydrated for a prolonged time. You can apply it beneath your mask to avoid skin dryness and to retain your skin’s natural moisture.
2 Revive Foaming Cleanser and Enriched Hydrating Wash
This hydrating wash comes with Vitamin E and green tea extra to repair skin damage caused by the free radical. The potent antioxidants within it protect you from the skin irritation caused by the facial mask.
3 Beautycounter Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30
This product is rich in zinc oxide and dermatologists highly recommends it. It protects the skin from sun damage. Therefore, you can use this Beautycounter Countersun Mineral Sunscreen to protect your skin from sun damage and skin irritation amidst wearing a mask.
4 Apothecare Phyto Defend Persian Silk Tree Bark White Willow Bark Protecting Serum
This serum contains alpha-hydroxy acids, glycolic acid, and lactic acid which enhance your sensitivity to UV light. The most fascinating feature of all these exfoliates is that they boost the cellular turnover thereby they are highly effective amidst wearing masks to repair skin damage and stimulate skin cell regeneration.
5 Boho Aromatic Natural Balance Face Oil Serum
This Botanic beauty brand contains anti-acne ingredients to heal acne-prone skin. This face oil serum is of substantial importance in this pandemic situation as it aids in curing acne which causes due to face mask.
6 Care Soft Sweep Micellar Cleanser and Toner
Other skin toners available in the market often lead to skin dryness and irritation. This skin cleanser and toner comes with hydrating agents like glycerin and hyaluronic acid to nourish your dry skin with water. It is formulated with willow bark extract that brightens your skin tone. Therefore, it aids in the evening the skin tone while wearing a mask.
7 Rodial Pink Diamond Magic Gel Night
To mitigate the potential side-effects of wearing a facial mask like acne and scars, dermatologists strongly recommend exfoliates like retinol to target specifically acne and significantly reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It is also packed with Vitamin C and retinol to brighten your skin texture.
8 Philosophy Anti-Wrinkle Miracle Worker
If you’re looking for a Vitamin C-based night cream, I strongly recommend you to harness the potential of this Philosophy anti-wrinkle miracle water. This beauty cream best suits applying beneath the mask as it protects your skin from the premature sign of aging. Besides, it brightens your skin with Vitamin C and a host of other peptides.
9 Belei Charcoal Balancing Mask
Contrary to other clay masks that might make your skin relatively tight, dermatologists come to know this mask is comparatively easy to apply at home and is packed with ultra-hydrating ingredients to replenish your thirst skin with water. Therefore, it is highly recommended while wearing a mask in this pandemic situation because wearing a mask cause skin dryness.
10 Sweet Chef Ginger + Vitamin C Fresh-Pressed Sheet Mask
This Presses sheet mask has undergone intensive medical examination before its deployment and the outcomes of this medical examination unveiled it provides maximum brightening effect due to the presence of Vitamin C within it. Thus, it is highly recommended to offset the potential repercussions of wearing a mask.
11 Dr. Dennis Gross Clinical Grade Resurfacing Liquid Peel
Dr. Dennis gained too much prominence in the beauty care landscape due to his phenomenal skin peels and the product that takes his reputation up to the highest level is this resurfacing liquid peel. It is perfect to cure skin irritation caused by wearing a face mask as it is packed with oatmeal.
12 Murad Prebiotic 3-in-1 MultiMist
This facial spray is highly effective to heal skin complexion caused by the face mask in an attempt to curtail the spread of the virus. Amidst pandemic, it makes your skin feel refreshed if you spritz it across your whole skin surface. Besides, it prepares your skin for makeup by restoring the moisture of the skin via glycerin.