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Face Mask

Skin Care

How to take care of and calm our skin when sweaty pores get clogged under all this committed, long-time face mask wearing sometimes causing the inevitable breakouts. Here are some mindful steps and suggestions from our JAM pro.

JAM fall xtina biking mask

Beautifully masked Christina out biking with handsome masked beau Kenan

JAM: Hi Christina (Graci)! Some of us are now experiencing new breakouts from wearing face masks. What can we do to help?

CG: Experiencing new breakouts on your cheeks, nose and chin from wearing your face covering? The term for this is MASKNE and lots of us are going through it at the moment.

JAM: Can you share a few easy tips to protect, prevent and treat breakouts in those areas?

CG: In order to keep the area being covered clean, I suggest not wearing makeup on the lower half of your face. Wash your mask frequently or use a new disposable mask daily. Spraying an antimicrobial face mist (I like the Caudalie Beauty Elixir) into your mask daily will freshen up and kill bacteria on your face.

JAM: What can we do for breakouts?

CG: To treat any active breakouts, incorporate products with salicylic acid, that will help fight blemishes and use a mask to purify the skin a couple times a week. Be sure to wash your face thoroughly at night time as well.

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Antimicrobial face misting

JAM fall xtina elixir

Xtina's fav Beauty Elixir



Krystal Chang

Krystal Chang is a writer and designer of flowers, installations, and landscapes in Los Angeles. Her background in architecture and construction informs the spatial quality of her work. She creates bespoke florals for events and clients including Esters Wine Shop, Lunya, Design Within Reach, and Poketo. She designs landscapes for residential and commercial clients with a focus on native and sustainable gardens.
IG: @krystalchang

JAM in House contributpr Christina

Christina Graci is a lover of all things beauty, health and wellness. She has been busy in the industry for 15 years. She is currently doing lots of self care, cooking, and staying active, reconnecting with herself, partner and friends.
IG: @xtinaesthetics

JAM now Triana

Triana Cristobal is an east coast native, west coast transplant. She is a ballerina turned fitness professional. She is also a music maker. You can find her on the dance floor but currently she's back home in nature taking long, beautiful hikes.
IG: @it_me_triana

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Jeremy and Helen in Oxnard 9/6/20

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Imogen's clay hearts 9/15/20
(sculpting while studying pop artist Jim Dine in school during studio art class)

Thank you to my daughter, Imogen, and husband, Jeremy, my mom and dad, my friends and family, my JAM team, and especially to all the continuously dedicated healthcare workers, frontline, food banks, farmers, couriers and all the many others helping with economic, racial, gender inequalities, fighting for voting rights and climate change, and creating social justice.