This Is Why Your Skin Is Breaking Out Right Now and Here’s What to Do About It

Beauty

Since I have found myself with some spare time on my hands, it’s safe to say that I have been spending more time than one probably should scrolling through social media. After a week or so into nationwide social distancing, I started to notice a common topic of conversation taking place across all of my social networks: Since staying at home, people’s skin is starting to seriously freak out, and nobody really knows what to do about it. 

And actually, for the first time in months, mine has too. Despite the fact that my skin had been behaving itself for months and looked the best it had done for years, the minute I started working from home and only leaving the house for an hour a day, my chin developed what can only be described as a mountain range of cystic spots. So what is going on? Why are we all breaking out like it’s no body’s business? And what can we do about it? It turns out, there’s a very simple explanation for it all. Keep scrolling to discover the four most-likely reasons your skin isn’t behaving itself right now.