Yes. Yes, you do. But….. Caveat emptor.
When first asked to develop products for a local esthetician, I researched the history of cosmetic chemistry. I quickly learned that when it comes to beauty potions, it wasn’t always the chemistry of ingredients that sold products. It was lovely packaging, beautiful cosmetic counters, colorful smocks, and promises of clear and youthful complexions. Lots of promises.
It appears we are resigned to wearing masks longer than we ever anticipated. Mask-wearing medical workers learned long ago the challenges associated with keeping skin healthy. Maskne is the term given to this new set of skin problems. Before the pandemic, helmet-wearing athletes were frequently afflicted with this condition.