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Home Remedies for Butt Acne

Updated on October 2, 2013

Home Remedies for Butt Acne - 3 natural ways to reduce inflammation

 Are you desperately looking for home remedies for butt acne?

Butt acne can be extremely embarrassing and it can be painful as well. Since, butt acne forms in a very delicate position, you are prone to get blisters by the friction caused by sitting and moving around. The acne lesions as also bigger because of the wide buttocks area. These lesions are filled with pus, badly inflamed,painful and spread infection to other parts of the body.

Since most people are too shy to take about butt acne because of the body anatomy that is involved, there are big demands to know more about home remedies for butt acne for treatment and curing this skin problem before it becomes more severe.

I am going to suggest 3 easy ways you can actually manage the pain and better yet, get rid of butt acne.

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How does inflammation of butt acne happens?

Butt acne inflammation happens friction from tight clothing damages the hair follicle on the surface causing the skin area to be exposed to bacteria infection. This is know as folliculitis which appears as shallow pus bumps that irritates the skin area. However, when this condition gets out of control and infected with bacteria, it starts to form boils known as carbuncles which becomes painful.

Since we cannot avoid from sitting or lying down in our daily routine, the pressure applied on the butt makes butt acne a painful condition that needs to be endured. Home remedies for butt acne that fights inflammation and hence reduces the painful condition would be very helpful indeed in these circumstances.

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Home Remedies #1

Lemon Juice 

Lemon juice is a natural choice to fight off acne inflammation because of its rich Vitamin C and natural acids content. This natural resources is so common to all of all and is available is almost all household. Lemon helps to unclog pores and reduce inflammation.

To use lemon juice as a anti-inflammation remedy;

1. Take one lemon from your kitchen and cut it into 4 equal portion

2. Squeeze the juice into a glass and apply it directly into the affected area with a cotton ball.

3. Wash it off after about 5 minutes

Applying lemon juice directly into the affected area may most like cause it to sting but that is due to the acid content and acid helps to kill of bacteria in the acne. Consistent application of this remedy also fades away acne scars since lemon is also a natural bleaching agent due to its high content in citric acid.

Home Remedies #2

Ice Cubes 

If you need a quick fix, just open your refrigerator and get a handful of ice cubes. This may sound too easy and it it is but ice is probably the most practical method to reduce inflammation and give pain relief.

Wrap those ice cubes into a thin clean cloth and rub over the acne lesions. The temperature of the ice will reduce blood flow to the affected skin area causing swelling to ease down. Using ready made ice packs also a great way.

Home Remedies #3


One ancient herb that has been used for anti inflammation effect is turmeric. Turmeric is a popular Asian herb that is used in cooking especially curry and is also becoming increasingly popular in western household as well. Turmeric fights inflammation by preventing our body'd free radicals from damaging skin cells skins.

To prepare a turmeric paste for butt acne, do the following;

1. Mix 2 tablespoon of turmeric with half a glass of water. For better cooling effect which i recommend, use mint juice as a substitute for the water. The cooling effect will help alleviate pain on the lesion areas.

2. Apply this paste directly to the acne area.

3. Let it dry for 10 minutes. The paste will become hard.

4. Wash off the area.

This method is best done before going to bed every night.


These 3 practical ways are simple and easy to apply. The preparation are not complex and easy to make. Even, though they sound easy, these methods are effective to help you get better relief from butt acne inflammation.

However, do remember that it is always best to get medical advise for chronic condition or if you're not sure of the remedies.

To a better healthy butt :)

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Do you have any remedies that you can share with us? Please comment!

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      helpmyacne 3 years ago

      interesting topic never really thought about this one but i suppose you can get acne anywhere an interesting lense though and like davenjillli i found the title interesting to click on it - interesting lense though

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      robbie95 4 years ago

      What davenjilli said, I saw the title and definitely had to come look at it lol.. "To a healthly butt" made me lose it though lol.. Good article however.

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      davenjilli lm 4 years ago

      I had to come see this post - just the title made me did a good job with it.