Acne happens when your pores become clogged with oil, dead skin cells, and dirt. It can cause pimples, whiteheads or blackheads.

It is more likely if you have a history of acne, but it can affect anyone.

If you develop breakouts from wearing a mask or face covering, you’re not alone. This condition, known as “maskne” (mask acne), is a common side effect of using a mask. Maskne may also result in skin issues, including redness, bumpiness, irritation and skin flare ups.