Israel 21c: SonoMask for Covid also kills acne-causing bacteria

Israel 21c: SonoMask for Covid also kills acne-causing bacteria. “Clearer skin may be an unexpected bonus of wearing a Sonovia facemask to protect against Covid-19. It turns out that in addition to actively eliminating 99.9% of SARS-CoV-2 virus particles that encounter the Israeli-made zinc oxide-embedded fabric SonoMasks, over 99% of acne-causing bacteria also is eliminated.”

‘Maskne’: How to fight face mask breakouts (BBC)

BBC: ‘Maskne’: How to fight face mask breakouts. “Face masks and face coverings are compulsory in shops, on public transport and in many people’s jobs but for some, they’re taking a lot of getting used to. One of the problems they’re causing is ‘maskne’ or mask-related acne. Consultant dermatologist Dr Sivanie Sewell has some tips on what you can do to prevent spots when wearing a mask but also how to deal with breakouts should you get one.”

Maskne Is Real: Face Mask Breakouts And How To Prevent Them (Hong Kong Tatler)

Hong Kong Tatler: Maskne Is Real: Face Mask Breakouts And How To Prevent Them. “Tatler reached out to top dermatologists to get their professional tips on how to prevent and treat ‘maskne’—redness, irritation and acne caused by face masks. Turns out, derms knew exactly what we were talking about, first hand—because most of them wear face masks all day long. Here’s what we learned.”

CNET: How Reddit helped me tackle my biggest insecurity

CNET: How Reddit helped me tackle my biggest insecurity. “Like many preteens going through puberty, I had acne. And like many preteens suffering from the problem, I was mortified by it. Starting when I was 12, each new blistering breakout made me anxious to go outside (let alone attend school), talk to my classmates and meet new people. While my skin cleared up a bit once I emerged from the universally awkward hell known as adolescence, I still have leftover facial scarring and intermittent breakouts that make me apprehensive to appear in photos or CNET videos without makeup. But recently, I’ve begun to embrace this lingering insecurity. And surprisingly, it all stems from Reddit, a site many consider to be the most toxic place on the internet because of the infamous vitriol and trolling by some of its millions and millions of anonymous users.”