Experiencing face mask-induced acne? Treat it at home

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SINGAPORE - In the early days of the pandemic, Ms Lily Kew, 49, recalls having air stewardesses stream into her chain of facial salons for appointments. After prolonged wearing of masks on flights, they were experiencing breakouts on the lower half of the face, increased skin sensitivity and dryness.

Now, with mask-wearing enforced, the founder of local skincare line and salon chain Kew Organics - which had to shut during the circuit breaker - foresees more having skin problems.

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