Acne is not only a facial skin problem, but it can appear anywhere in your body. However “bacne” (acne on your back) is especially annoying and appears when body produces excessive sebum production that clogs pore and attracts bacteria. Back acne is not the result of eating fats, sweat in excess or wearing tight clothes, and it can be controlled with preventive measures.
If you are suffering from back acne, trying a back acne treatment can relief the moral pain of exposing an acne back on the beach. Acne treatments range from almost free to expensive. Those in the low end in terms of price are mostly acne home remedies and are considered cheap because many of them are prepared with ingredients already available in any home.
Acne on the back requires hygiene and another good remedy is keep your body skin clean. After shower, do not forget dry your back not only with a towel, but using hypoallergenic powder. Although sweating do not produce acne on back, you should consider start wearing cotton clothes. Make sure your clothing, whether made of cotton or not, is clean.
Wash regularly your back and all your clothes as an important part of your back acne treatment. Among back acne home remedies you can try at shower time is using a soap made with neem or boil some neem leaves in water and pour this infusion on your back before leaving the shower. Await until the infusion dries by itself then use your towel and powder.
A granny’s remedy for acne on the back consist of mixing turmeric with mint juice until obtain a paste that should be applied on your clean and dry back. Juice lemon is often used as back acne treatment, but beware if your skin is sensitive, in which case you can apply lavender oil instead, just leave it alone without washing off. Same procedure applies with tomato pulp, although this should be washed after a half of hour or so.
Although there are several over-the-counter formulas to treat back acne, mothers advise their daughters Aloe Vera for treating almost any skin-related problem. Acne on back cause inflammation when swollen pimples appear, but nothing that you cannot cope applying potato slices over them. Regardless the treatment of your choice, remember to wear old clothing when any of them are applied.
Experimenting the above solutions as back acne treatment will result in less skin infections. Back acne should be treated like face acne, hence you need to exfoliate your back skin regularly to prevent more clogged pores asphyxiated by dead cells.