Sunday, 07 Jun 2020

These experts explain the bad impacts of a new trending treatment, sperm mask for your skin


IllustrationIllustration - Facial expert who often visited by Hollywood celebrities, Chelsee Lewis sparked a trend by encouraging women to do sperm masks for youth of the face. Chelsee recommends that by using sperm of your partner. According to her, sperm contains many compounds called spermine which consists of antioxidants.

"It can reduce wrinkles, smoothens the face, protect the skin from pimples and provide full protection to the skin" Chelsee explained as quoted by the Daily Mail.

According to dermatologist Doris Day, MD, sperm content contains anti-inflammatory properties, but she does not recommend it to apply it to the skin. "This is not necessarily able to penetrate the skin like the way moisturizers work in general. The water content in sperm will dry out in the skin which can make the skin dry" said Dr. Doris was quoted as saying by Cosmpolitan.

Skin doctor Karyn Grossman, MD strongly opposes the sperm mask trend which also had became a trend in 2015 ago. In an interview with Refinery29 in 2015, Dr. Karyn revealed that sperm used in the skin can transmit herpes. "Sperm can transmit venereal diseases, even though you use husband's sperm, it still potentially has the disease, and there will be potential for other diseases to spread to you if put it on your face as a mask" said Dr. Karyn.

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