Many people have considered that body acne is due to puberty, but it is not the main reason. Acne can appear in all ages and make us painful and uncomfortable with many daily activities. If you had been embarrassed with wearing bikini because of your back acne; you will understand how hard it is. Apart from face, acne usually happens on back, neck, shoulders or some areas of arms. With bank acne, it could be due to over active oil organs, dead skin cells or pimple. These elements will fill up your pore, creating a blockage. It results in ugly acnes on your back, face or anywhere on your body. The only secret will help you to deal with back acne is ex foliation. You should do it every day with simple ingredients for your face as well as your body.
You can find some available home remedies for back ance below:
1. Sea salt
Taking bath with sea salt is one of the best ways to scrub your skin. The main advantage of sea salt is it can prevent bacteria, which cause your back acne through absorbing moisture and oils of your skin. You have two ways to apply this remedy. First, you add 2 cups of sea salt in warm water, and soak about 30 minutes. After that, you can use a light moisturiser if your skin is oily. The second method is similarly with the first one but you will pour sea salt water to a spray bottle and spray on your back daily. Just let it dry and do not wear tight clothes. However, this method works for mild acne, if your back acne is serious, use the first one.
2. Lemon Juice
Do you know what make lemon juice a back acne remedy? It is citric acid, which can scrub dead skin cells and encourage new skin growth, is really magical astringent. Your acnes will be dried and not painful any more. But you have to follow a right instruction to get the best result with this remedy. You should take a shower at first, wait until your skin dry, use a towel to apply lemon juice to your back. Leave it dry for a few hours (notice to wear loose clothes) and rinse it off with warm water. You can repeat this therapy once a week, your acnes and scars will be faded away soon.
If you are a fan of oatmeal, you definitely know how it is advantageous for women skin. Oatmeal is perfect ingredient for ex foliation because it can remove dead skin cells and excessive oil off your body, leave a silky and soft skin. For back acne removal, you can put 2 or 3 teaspoons of oatmeal in a clean sock or a soft fabric; prepare a tub with warm water and some teaspoon of oatmeal. Squeeze the sock while dousing to provide more oatmeal for your bath. You can enjoy for 20 minutes and apply this remedy for once or twice a week. You are not only free of back acnes but also whitening your skin.
4. Baking soda
Despite being a cheap product, baking soda has many usages in daily life, including a back acne treatment. Baking soda help balances pH of your skin thanks to antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. These elements have missions to wipe out bacteria on the skin’s surface and reduce swelling. It means all the dirt or dead cells will be cleaned through this process. This therapy begins by mixing baking soda with water to make a paste. Then you apply it on your back and wait for 10 – 15 minutes. Finally, rinse it off and repeat it as much as needed.
5. Natural masks
Mask is a popular therapy for women skin, not only facial mask but also body mask. Therefore, back acnes can be dealt by some kinds of natural mask. The first remedy is mixture of honey and oatmeal. The combination of the anti-inflammatory property in honey and the gritty nature of oatmeal will reduce redness and bacteria in the affected area. You can apply the paste of honey, oatmeal and water on back, and then rinse it off with warm water. All steps only take you 30 minutes to finish.
The second useful mask for your back is cinnamon and honey mask. With the strong anti-bacteria feature from cinnamon, the therapy has ability to be against acnes effectively. Please note, if your skin is sensitive, use this mask once or twice a week in case you are allergic to the hot feature of cinnamon. Otherwise, natural masks can remove blackheads as well.
In conclusion, there are many simple, useful home remedies for back acne. It means you have options to choose the most suitable ones for your skin. Remember; do not worry about your back acne because it will make the situation more serious. Just relax, get some pieces of advice from your doctors to apply the best home remedy. Hopefully, your dream of a silky, smooth skin will come true in a near future!
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