Maskne, it is real and it is really ruining people's skin and self confidence. Top tips on how to prevent and treat it.Maskne. Yes it is real. Yes it is unpleasant and yes it can be managed and treated with some simple steps and products. Once you understand why maskne is happening to your skin and prevent certain conditions you can help limit the effects of this unpleasant skin condition. Firstly what is maskne and why is it happening to your skin?