10 Products To Buy To Help You Avoid Getting “Maskne”

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Masks have become an integral part of our lives these days but if you’re wearing one for long periods of time, the sweat that can accumulate can wreak havoc on your skin giving you what’s been dubbed “maskne.” Even if you’re a stickler for washing your face and you’ve got an arsenal of skincare products at the ready, it never hurts to have a few extra acne-focused goodies in your back pocket.

Here are 10 products to buy that’ll help you avoid getting maskne.

Dermalogica Age Bright Clearing Serum
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Dermalogica Age Bright Clearing Serum

This super serum from Dermalogica not only helps to clear your skin (!!) but it’s also brilliant for reducing the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

$89 at Sephora
GLAMGLOWSUPERMUD Charcoal Instant Treatment Mask
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GLAMGLOWSUPERMUD Charcoal Instant Treatment Mask

If it’s acne you’re struggling with, this is a product to have on hand. GLAMGLOW’s SUPERMUD Mask works wonders with six exfoliating acids and activated charcoal that instantly cleans pores for clearer-looking skin.

$77 at Sephora
Biossance Squalane + Tea Tree Balancing Oil
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Biossance Squalane + Tea Tree Balancing Oil

This quick-absorbing oil is made with hydrating squalane and tea tree oil that purifies and calms the skin. This baby can also be used as a spot treatment as well.

$65 at Sephora
Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
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Mario Badescu Drying Lotion

Another spot treatment that’s good to have at the ready is Mario Badescu’s Drying Lotion. Simply dip a cotton swab into the pink sediment at the bottom and apply to your pimple before bed. In the morning, you’ll be shocked to see it almost gone.

$23 at Sephora
Tata Harper Clarifying Moisturizer
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Tata Harper Clarifying Moisturizer

If you’re struggling with maskne or acne-prone skin in general, finding the right moisturizer can be tricky. Tata Harper’s Clarifying Moisturizer delivers the perfect amount of hydration along with a dose of natural BHA to help keep your skin clear.

$147 at Sephora
Inkey List Salicylic Acid Acne + Pore Cleanser
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Inkey List Salicylic Acid Acne + Pore Cleanser

There’s no shame in buying skincare products at the drugstore when they’re this good. Inkey List’s Acne + Pore Cleanser helps reduce blackheads, acne, and blemishes while unclogging pores.

$7.99 at Shoppers
Odacité Bl + C Black Cumin-Cajeput Pimples Serum Concentrate
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Odacité Bl + C Black Cumin-Cajeput Pimples Serum Concentrate

Clean beauty is all the rage so if you’re looking for a more natural way to clear your skin, this serum by Odacité is just the ticket. Formulated with black cumin and cajeput, this product works wonders to purify and clear the skin.

$45 at The Detox Market
First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Pads with White Clay
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First Aid Beauty Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Pads with White Clay

Want a product that’ll work wonders for your skin that’s also easy to use? Enter these Skin Rescue Acne Clearing Pads from First Aid Beauty. These pads contain 2% salicylic acid so you know they mean business. You’ll notice brighter and clearer skin in no time.

$40 at Sephora
Indie Lee Banish Stick
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Indie Lee Banish Stick

Another brand that’s got some clean alternatives is Indie Lee and the brand’s Banish Stick is a gamechanger. While it looks like a tube of lip gloss, this baby dispenses a clear solution made with salicylic and glycolic acids that target breakouts and reduces redness.

$38 at Sephora
Kate Somerville EradiKate Daily Cleanser
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Kate Somerville EradiKate Daily Cleanser

Another gamechanger product to add to your arsenal is Kate Somerville’s EradiKate Daily Cleanser. It’s made with sulphur to draw out impurities as well as natural oat extract to reduce, absorb, and balance sebum.

$49 at Sephora

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