The change in lifestyles across the world as a result of lockdowns has had an impact on skin health. Courage & Khazaka demonstrate testing methods for products to help with these new challenges.
For almost a year and a half, an unprecedented pandemic has had us in its grip worldwide, forcing us to abandon many cherished activities and realign our entire daily lives. It is particularly important in these times to prevent the spread of the pandemic through protective measures, distance and significantly increased requirements for hygiene measures such as the wearing of protective mouth-nose masks and the frequent use of sanitisers on all kinds of surfaces and naturally also on the skin.
Reduction of face-to-face contacts and their replacement by “electronic meetings” in the home-office up to complete quarantine in closed rooms have become parts of our lives. As one leaves the house less often, the changed situation is also accompanied by more sloppy skin care habits and unhealthier diets. The double burden of work and home schooling, but also the lack of perspective on the overall situation, leads many people to insecurities and even existential fears.1
In the proverbial sense, the situation “goes under our skin”. Thus, COVID-19 also has a firm grip not only on us but also on our skin with far-reaching consequences.
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