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What to do About Skin Problems From Face Masks

Ep 27: Mask-Related Skin Problems – Causes, Treatment & Prevention Chelsea: Hi guys welcome to our podcast Dermatologist Talks: Science of Beauty. In today’s episode we’re going to be discussing face mask skin problems – face rashes or other skin irritation, apart from maskne, that arise from wearing a face mask.  One problem that some…

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Dry Lips Treatment From Wearing a Face Mask

Ep 26: How to Prevent and Treat Dry Lips From Wearing a Face Mask Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – ‘Mask Lip’ is a colloquial term for cheilitis, a form of lip eczema, coined to describe the excessively dry and chapped lips that can arise from prolonged wearing of a face mask. In this episode, dermatologist…

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Copper Nanoparticles in Dermatology

Episode 7: The Science of Metallic Nanoparticles in Textile Cosmeceuticals Biofunctional textiles have been used to treat eczema with its bactericidal effects. Incorporation of metallic nanoparticles in textiles, such as a copper mask can treat the skin microbiome in various dermatological conditions. Zinc nanoparticles are anti-inflammatory, regulate sebum and have bactericidal properties. Textile cosmeceuticals are…

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What Causes Maskne?

Episode 4: Maskne, the Skin Microclimate, and Photoprotection Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – What are maskne causes? Join us in this episode to learn about the specific skin microclimate that wearing a face mask creates— exacerbating pre-existing skin conditions and creating the perfect environment for maskne. Microbiome dysbiosis – an imbalance in healthy skin bacteria…

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Singapore Dermatologist’s Maskne Tips

Episode 2: ‘Maskne’ – How to Treat Breakouts Under Your Mask Dermatology Weekly Flash Briefing – As the world shifts to the use of face masks to help curb the COVID-19 pandemic, a form of acne mechanica – ‘Maskne’ – has become more widespread. Dr. Teo Wan Lin discusses her latest research paper which is…