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Maskne Treatment Skin Care Kit Dermatologist

Maskne Treatment Kit, Dermatologist’s Survival Essentials

$232.75 Regular price $245.00

Warm and humid conditions under your facial mask put your skin at risk for acne.

The medical name for it is acne mechanica and it’s not new. Dermatologist’s more commonly see acne mechanica when skin is rubbed under tight or heavy protective gear such as under the chin strap of helmets used in sports such as football. Now it’s under your facemask during the COVID pandemic.

Pimples and inflamed red bumps form due to friction, pressure and occlusion of the pores. Sweat exacerbates the problem. Skin microbes such as bacteria and yeast thrive in these conditions to cause traditional acne and "fungal" acne (Pityrosporum folliculitis). The lining of the pores of the skin become inflamed and the outer surface of facial skin can also become abraded by fabric – all leading to pustules and painful red bumps.

You may have even more than maskne breakouts causing your skin to be red under your face mask.

Other causes of inflammation and redness under your facemask include eczema, seborrhea, rosacea and irritation from facial skin care products not meant to be applied under the occlusion of a face mask.  

Treat and prevent maskne with a dermatologist's skin care products and 3 important skin care tips:

  1. Skin care during days when you will be masked should be gentle and protect your skin's barrier because humidity, the friction of your mask against your skin, and the occlusive environment under your mask will chafe skin.
  2. Avoid wearing heavy makeup under your mask. This will clog pores and aggravate acne. It will also get on your mask and be transferred back and forth to your skin.
  3. Avoid wearing irritating skin care products under your mask. Irritating ingredients will become much more irritating due to the occlusion, sweating and rubbing between your mask and your skin. This includes acne medicated ingredients and age fighting ingredients such as AHAs and BHAs. Keep skin care simple as you prepare for your masked day. Use any irritating skin care products at bedtime instead.

The 2 key steps to healing maskne are:

  1. Use my Complete Facial Skin Care Kit during the day.
  2. Treat acne at bedtime when your skin is mask-free.

Free of:

  • Parabens
  • Sulfates
  • Artificial fragrance
  • Formaldehyde
  • Alcohol
  • Phthalates
  • Oil

Key Ingredients

  • Salicylic Acid
  • Glycolic Acid
  • Zinc Oxide
  • Pyrithione zinc
  • Witch Hazel
  • Glycerin
  • Squalane
  • Aloe
  • Antioxidants (green tea, CoQ-10/ubiquinone, superoxide dismutase)
  • Vitamins A, C, E

  Non-comedogenic. Cruelty-free, made in the USA  

In the morning:

  1. Wash with Extremely Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser
  2. Apply Green Tea Antioxidant Skin Therapy to your entire face
  3. Apply Daily Moisturizing Face Cream to your entire face
  4. Apply Sheer Strength Pure Physical SPF 50+ Sunscreen to your entire face
  5. Makeup, if used, is applied to your upper face only.

At bedtime:

  1. Wash with Calming Zinc to fight Pityrosporum yeast
  2. Apply Acne Treatment Pads to your lower facial skin to unclog pores with salicylic acid and glycolic acid.
  3. Apply Benzoyl Peroxide if you were prone to acne before the pandemic (and thus probably have acne vulgaris) or Retinol Night Cream if you were not prone to acne before the pandemic.
  4. Apply the Daily Face Cream to your entire face on top of your Benzoyl Peroxide or Retinol Night Cream 

Extremely Gentle Foaming Facial Cleanser

Purified Water, Disodium Cocoamphodiacetate, Glycol Distearate, Steareth-4, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Acrylates Coplymer, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, PEG-7 Glyceryl Cocoate, Glycerin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Phospholipids, Retinyl Palmitate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Silk Amino Acids, Steardimonium Hydroxypropyl Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Ubiquinone (CoQ-10), Xanthan Gum, Superoxide Dismutase, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Extract, Potassium Sorbate, Sodium Benzoate, Phenoxyethanol, Disodium EDTA.

Green Tea Antioxidant Skin Therapy™

Purified Water, Squalane, Cyclomethicone, Glyceryl Stearate, Behenyl Alcohol, Caffeine, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Lecithin, Sodium Hyaluronate, Lauryl Alcohol, Myristyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethicone, Capryl Glycol, Sorbic Acid, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Polyphenols, Resveratrol, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Bisabolol, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Oil, Rosamarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Polysorbate-20, Carbomer, Ptassium Hydroxide, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium EDTA.


Daily Moisturizing Face Cream for Oily to Normal Skin™

Purified Water, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Glycerin, Cetearyl Alcohol, PPG-2 Myreth Propionate, Squalane, Polysorbate-60, Dimethicone, Phospholipids, Tocopheryl Acetate, Retinyl Palmitate, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Camelia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Ubiquinone (CoQ-10), Superoxide Dismutase, Leuconostoc/Radish Root Ferment Filtrate, Maltodextrin, Beeswax, Carbomer, Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol, Citric Acid.

Calming Zinc® 

2% Pyrithione zinc, olive oil infused with calendula, shea butter, oatmeal.

Salicylic and Glycolic Acid Acne Treatment Pads (60 Pads)

Ammonium Hydroxide, Camellia Sinensis Leaf Extract, Disodium EDTA, Glycolic Acid, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Water, Imidazolidinyl Urea, Polysorbate-20, Purified Water, Sodium Benzoate. Active Ingredient: Salicylic Acid 2%.

Sheer Strength Pure Physical Spray Sunscreen SPF 50+™

Active Ingredient: Zinc Oxide 12%

Inactive Ingredients: Ascorbic Acid, Asorbyl Palmitate, Biotin,  Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Polyphenols, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Emblica Officinals Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Isostearate, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Phenoxyethanol, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Purified Water, Resveratrol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q-10)


Sheer Strength Pure Physical Invisible Sunscreen, SPF 50™ Broad Spectrum Protection

Active: 13.75% Zinc Oxide.

Inactive: Acrylates Crosspolymer-4, Ascorbic Acid, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Biotin, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Polyphenols, Cetearyl Alcohol, Ceteth-10 Phosphate, Cetyl PEG/PPG 10/1 Dimethicone, Cyclopentasiloxane, Dicetyl Phosphate, Disodium EDTA, Emblica Officinalis Fruit Extract, Glyceryl Isostearate, Lauryl PEG/PPG-18/18 Methicone, Neopentyl Glycol Diheptanoate, Phenoxyethanol, Phospholipids, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Potassium Hydroxide, Purified Water, Retinyl Palmitate, Resveratrol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ubiquinone (Coenzyme Q-10), Xanthan Gum.

Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Treatment cream 2.5% (2oz.)

Carbomer, Purified Water, Sodium Hydroxymethylglycinate, Sodium Lauroyl Sarcosinate, Stearic Acid.  Active Ingredient: Benzoyl Peroxide 2.5%.

Retinol Intensive Anti-Wrinkle Night Cream (1 fl. oz.)

Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, PEG-12 Dimethicone/PPG-20 Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Caffeine, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Polyphenols, Retinol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 20, Cyclomethicone.

Retinol Ultra Intensive Anti-Wrinkle Night Cream (1 fl. oz.)

Cyclopentasiloxane, Caprylyl Methicone, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, PEG-12 Dimethicone/PPG-20 Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Caffeine, PEG/PPG-18/18 Dimethicone, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Polyphenols, Retinol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Polysorbate 20, Cyclomethicone.