Americans in areas where the outbreak of the novel coronavirus has hit hardest may soon receive updated guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to wear a face-covering or homemade mask when out in public. But when making a do-it-yourself mask, what materials should you use if you have sensitive skin? What should you do if your skin becomes irritated from long-term use?

Fox News asked Dr. Erum Ilyas, a board-certified dermatologist and founder of the protective clothing line AmberNoon, for the best guidelines when it comes to making a homemade mask. Read on for a look at what she had to say below.