You guys want to wear off shoulders or backless dresses but you can’t due to problems in your back and chest?
So we prepared “how to get rid of body acne” for you
Let’s use our body acne treatment, and remedies to say goodbye to your body acne.
Body acne causes
Body acne caused from the clogged sebum that failed to secrete, Unnecessary dead skin are piled up tadaaa! Body acne.
Sebaceous glands are largely on our chest and back distributed which makes it easier to form.
- Body products
- Hair products
- Laundry detergent
Bad shower habits
Hot shower for a long time
If you’re having showers for a long time, you should know that your high body temperature promotes sebum production and create an acne prone environment.
You can improve skin problems when you wash with lukewarm water under 10 min.
How to get rid of acne : effective tips
Have you heard that you shouldn’t scrub your body with acne parts, Because the acne is going to spread all over your body?
This is right and wrong
It is really important and good and helpful for your skin but if you rub too harsh or too often Your skin will get irritated and your acne will get worse. So you should scrub your body without irritation.
if you have acne-prone skin I recommend you exfoliate twice a week to remove unnecessary sebum without skin irritation.
There are three tips.
Using scrubs when using tools we recommend you use a puff with microfibers or a soft body brush
If it’s your first time using them it might feel a little awkward, But it will successfully remove dead cells, germs between the pores And you’ll see the improvement if you use it for two weeks.
Apply body soap on microfiber puffs and massage your body to exfoliate.
It is useful to wipe out easily darken spots Like legs, feet, knees, and armpit. When using a body brush soak it in warm water for 10 minutes.
And then apply your body stuff and massage your body If it’s your first time using a body brush choose brushes that’s made of nylon.
Nylon brushes are softer than cactus or pig bristle brushes, So you may feel less refreshed, but for beginners, we still recommend a nylon brush.
using tools: When you’re looking for scrubs We should look for particles that are round, because round particles exfoliate without irritation Don’t melt for too long in the water.
If you want to just simply cleanse your body then just make enough foams and mix it with water
using skincare products: Some of you will ask what if it’s unable to take a shower.
There is no substitute to taking showers, but I will still tell you tips on how to solve your situation
Soak cotton pads with enough toner that has exfoliating functions and wipe off your chest and back This can remove built-up impurities and sweat and also help with light exfoliation.
Some of you guys may be suffering from back acne because of your bad habits of applying lotion.
For example, if you thought, I’m gonna apply body oil because I have dry skin Or I don’t need to apply body lotion because I have oily skin, Please pay attention! Whether you have dry skin or not after showering or scrubbing you always have to hydrate your body
Light texture lotions mostly have mild ingredients so they will fit most skin types Because they are absorbed quickly They are good for dry skin and lightly oily skin types.
Apply lotion when your body still has moisture, so that’s about Five minutes Apply more delicately with the areas where they have lighter skin like the top of your foot, collarbone, or your knees They are easily chapped or broken out in a rash.
For those areas where you can’t reach apply body mist like on your back, You need to avoid ingredients like Shea butter and coconut oil. That’s going to cause acne. And also ethanol is going to disturb moisturization.
I recommend ingredients like Sulfur, Witch-Hazel, Azulene, and ceramide that are often used to cure acne
You should fix your lifestyle habits to get rid of acne and get to a clear body, Even though you apply good products and remove your acne. if your lifestyle is bad these problems will reoccur.
So let’s learn how to get rid of our bad habits and get to a healthy lifestyle for clear skin.
Firstly, don’t expose yourself at high temperature for long hours, If you’re exposed to hot water shower, baths, saunas Sunlight or even heaters, your water-oil balance is going to break and cause acne.
- Avoid a humid environment
To help prevent acne, it’s better to wear sweat-absorbent outfits and use air conditioners and humidifiers To control the humidity.
Especially, we sweat a lot in the summer which is causing acne on our chests and backs, So when we’re lying down, our back is going to be damp with sweat so our back cannot breathe. Also, damp environments and Demodex folliculorum from unclean bedding can highly affect acne.
- Bad eating habits
If you consume high ratios of carbohydrates, It can disturb hormones and worsen acne. If you enjoy fried foods, fast foods, junk foods, or oily foods You are more probable of having acne symptoms.
It is not that all people with bad eating habits all suffer from acne, but people who do suffering from acne problems should take care of your eating habits.
- Harsh diets
If you are going on a strict diet, It can provoke problems inside your body and break the water-oil balance And as a warning, it’s going to form acne.
- Drink water on an empty stomach in the morning
If you drink warm water on an empty stomach when you wake up, bowel movements can prevent constipation, You can release toxins inside your body and improve acne. So try to drink some water when you wake up.
- Stress and irregular sleeping problems
If you don’t go to bed at the appropriate time and sleep at dawn This is going to release Keratin and expedite sebum secretion
If this repeats it will cause acne.
if your body’s tiredness is accumulated This will cause body problems and stimulate sebaceous glands to arose acne.
Especially acne on the back is closely related to bowel and stomach So you have to try hard to effectively improve your lifestyle and relieve your stress.
- Regular workouts
Regular workouts help correct sleeping patterns, eating habits, hormone balance, and to relieve stress
Though, it is hard to exercise regularly when you first start. It will get better as you start with easier exercises
If you are suffering from bad body acne, then we still recommend you visit a dermatologist to remove them
So far, we solved concerns about body acne. Back acne is caused by bad shower habits
But also from stress, eating habits, and from drinking and smoking
First, it is important to look back at your shower habits
But I also hope it was a good opportunity for you to look back on your usual habit
P.S: pore are larger on the back and chest area than on the face, it doesn’t mean that you should body cleanser or exfoliator excessively.
TIP: do not over-exfoliate
I know that exfoliating is important in terms of cleansing process, but over exfoliating can cause acne and cause more skin problems, and that is also applies to your face as well.
Your skin becomes tender and prone to bacteria as a result of over exfoliating , and you skin will produce more oil so more oil>acne>bacteria.
Using a gentle loofahs helps remove dead skin cells or go for body cleansers with fruit acid or AHA’s ingredients, they are more gentle on the skin.
Quick body acne remedy
- Dry out your skin.
- Kill the bacteria
- Remove excess oil
Grab some sea salt that can be found in any supermarket, grind it into a finer sea salt, add tea tree oil (optional), and mix it in your body cleanser to turn it into exfoliator.
Massage gently the scrub on all over our body, and wash it off.
Note: use a ph or balanced or soap free body cleanse, they are gentler on the skin.
Drinking apple cider vinegar helps clear your skin, and flush out the toxins from your body.
Here is How to use it on your acne:
Mix a tbsp. of acv with water, apply it gently to the affected areas, wait for 15-20 min and rinse it off.
You can repeat it 2-3 times/week.
Tip for those who have long hair
Don’t spray your hair products is your hair is directly in contact with your skin, but make sur your back and chest are covered.
Make sure to wipe your back/chest to remove any products residue when you get back home before showering.
Your skin might be more or less sensitive to certain laundry detergent. So change it to know which ones are better for your skin!
Wash your bed sheets, pillow cases and pajamas often.
Opt for laundry detergent with less chemicals and fragrance.
Exercising makes your body produce endorphins (chemical that make you happier), and sweet helps your body detox and cleanse itself!, sweating is good for the body, but not for the skin when you have acne.
Make sure to wipe the sweat off your chest/back after exercising and before showering! Because leaving the toxins you sweet out on your skin for too long can cause problems
Diet is so important; make sure to keep hydrated for a healthy skin, drink 2L of water/day and try to eat fruits high in water content
Make sure to consume vitamin A foods because it will help your skin detox. Zinc also is great choice to control hormones that cause acne, also helps the body absorbs vitamin A better.
Vitamin c helps brighten your skin and clear up your acne, as well as help the body to control the production of oil.
Get a facial for your back
Make sure to go to a solon once in a while to do a deep cleanse and steam the affected areas to speed up the process and remove excess oil and dead cells, as well as change the appearance of the back.
How to cover you body acne
Make sure you’re not sweating and that your skin is clean
1. Apply sunscreen to protect your skin
2. Apply primer to protect your skin from absorbing the foundation or concealer.
3. A stick foundation can first help to cover the more obvious parts
4. use cream concealer (must be long lasting-waterproof-matte finish) to cover bacne
5. use a beauty blender or a sponge to blend away the edges.
6. powder down the covered area with translucent powder to set the foundation and/or the concealer.
7. dab away excess product with a tissue.
Other ways to cover your body acne:
-body foundations or concealers
-opt tanning products that will make your skin glow!
Your skin is already sensitive when you have acne,
Antibody acne formula
exfoliating gloves or brushes + detol + shower gel + shower every day = back acne gone
-No deep moisturizing body wash, instead use refreshing shower gel or soap.
-Don’t wear the same clothes the next day instead wear clean clothes every day.