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10 Tips On How To Cure Back Acne

Updated on September 11, 2011
Yes you can cure back acne and it may be easier than you think.
Yes you can cure back acne and it may be easier than you think.

10 Tips On How To Cure Back Acne.

Did you know that there are many ways that you can cure back acne. Some people call it Bacne but its just like any other acne and you can cure back acne the same way you would any other acne. Back acne can appear as regular acne, black heads, or pustules.

in case you don't know back acne most often occurs during puberty when the sebaceous gland starts to kick in. In some people it can start to function extremely aggressively. When it does you get real bad cases of back acne like in the photo above. But back acne can appear in people of all ages and both sexes. It is not a respecter of persons and it really can appear on any person. Below are some ways that you can treat back acne.

1. If you have a problem with back acne you will want to wear loose fitting clothing and you would be wise to use non scented baby powders on your back to help prevent any perspiration. This is an essential method of preventing any further outbreak of back acne. You may also want to wash your back two or more times daily with warm soap and water and gently dry the area. But remember to reapply the baby powders each time you wash your back.

2. If you do strenuous activities where you do a lot of sweating be sure to take a shower and reapply powders to your back to prevent moisture. If you keep your back very clean and free of perspiration and oil you will see your back acne improving. Wearing cotton clothing that is going to soak up excess perspiration and oils will also help to improve and prevent more back acne.

3. If you have a bad problem with back acne do not use the towel to rub your skin because this can and will cause inflammation of your back. You want to use a clean towel each time you wash your back and you want to pat your back dry gently to prevent any skin irritation. Heavy duty cotton towels will work best of all with this method.

4. If your back acne is not really severe you can use the same type of cleansers on your back that you would use on acne on your face. You can also purchase and use anti acne soap just like you would use on your face. Avoid using regular soap. Regular soap can further aggravate and irritate your back acne.You don't want to do anything to further irritate the acne on your back. The more you cause irritation the worst your back acne will become.

5. If you have back acne avoid wearing back packs or similar devices. You don't want to do things that will heat up your back and create a bacteria breeding ground causing more back acne. Be sure to keep any and all clothes super clean and bacteria free. Bacteria causes acne and the more bacteria you have the worst your back acne will be. So do everything you can to make sure your back stays bacteria free.

6. Benzoyl peroxide will cure back acne better than anything else. You can purchase gels or creams that contain benzoyl peroxide and use these solutions on your back acne to clear it up and hopefully cure it. If your back acne is really severe you may want to discuss this with your doctor and see if your doctor will refer you to a dermatologist. The dermatologist will be able to help you to cure your back acne and get rid of the problem once and for all hopefully.

7. Most recent studies show that you should use benzoyl peroxide with products that contain alpha-hydroxy and this will dry up and get rid of your back acne problem quickly. Once you get rid of your back acne problem avoid any oily foods or health and beauty products that contain a lot of oil. If you have a back acne problem and you get it cleared up take at least two showers a day especially if you get your back over heated and wet from perspiration. If you don't the back acne may return.

8. Ask around among your family and friends to see if they know of natural home remedies to get rid of back acne but use care with what home remedies you use. If it sounds to strange don't do it or discuss it with your doctor first. But know that some doctors will not want you to use any home remedies while other doctors may be more open to a home remedy. But some home remedies won't work. Some people will tell you that homemade lye soap will cure back acne. Its not likely to cure back acne but it will give you really soft skin.

9. You will want to Exfoliate the skin on your back at least once a week. You don't need to buy expensive scrubs to do this. Regular old white sugar will work as good as any commercial body scrub. When you Exfoliate the skin you remove dead skin cells.

10. In the event of very severe back acne your going to want to seek professional help and the best way to do this is to first discuss this with your doctor and ask for a referral to a dermatologist. The dermatologist should be able to determine what is causing your severe back acne and give you medicine or ideals on how you can get your back acne to clear up.

I think you will find that those are 10 very effective ways to clear up back acne and if you have any comments or questions feel free to post them below. If you have any tips for clearing up back acne or know a home remedy that does work please post it below in the comment section and thanks for reading.

Thomas Byers aka Crazyhorsesghost has been writing at Hub Pages for over four years now and he has been an award winning Chef for over thirty years now.
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      Deb Vandi 

      8 years ago

      My 16-year-old daughter used the Grapefruit Glycolic Scrub from Made from Earth skincare for the acne on her back and shoulders. She has noticeable results by the second day - existing blemishes healed, no new break-out.

      She's excited. No harsh benzoyl peroxide (active ingredient is glycolic acid and grapefruit). It is in Made from Earth's face Treatment section, but uses it for her body - has the little exfoliating "beads" in it - so it makes skin feel smooth immediately. And the fragrance is very light, clean (gender-neutral).

      Also, it's very concentrated, so it goes a long way - making it easily worth the money as far as any body wash goes.

      Of course, everyone is different when it comes to acne treatments - but it worked here.

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      8 years ago

      I tried all of the anti-acne body washes and never made it through a whole bottle. They either smelled horrible or made my skin feel dry. I found Made from Earth's Vitamin E Citris Body Gel is perfect and I hope they never stop making it.

      It smells lovely (I get compliments all the time and I never wear perfume!) but the scent is light and not too feminine (my boyfriend also uses this). It leaves my skin feeling SO soft and clean! I rarely get breakouts on my body, though they come back if I run out and use something else. My only real complaint is that I have to buy it online because it is not available in stores near me.

      Also, a bottle lasts a long time (about 6-8 months when used daily) because a little goes a long way. Love it!

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      Adult Acne 

      9 years ago

      Acne is the condition that cannot be cured completely. It can only be controlled so that the symptoms of acne are minimized. Doing Exercise is the best way to get rid of acne. Stop taking lot of sugar in tea and coffee. Avoid Extra calorie food, proper medication also helps to control acne. Wash your face twice a day for clean and smooth skin.

      Adult Acne

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      Kim Harris 

      9 years ago

      great tips for curing back acne. thans, crazyhorsesghost.


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