Opppsss…acne again! Do you have a sexy back but feel embarrass to show them? Afraid to wear your favorite swimming suit or don’t have chance to wear a sexy back strap? This acne problem always happens to teenagers especially, but beware because sometimes back acne also attack adult. Back acne, which is also known as bacne, is caused mainly by perspiration clogging up pores, thus causing an inflammation of the pores. Another culprit is tight clothing that traps sweat and bacteria on skin, and irritates skin. Bacne is like a face acne problem but needs more cares and treatments to clear them up.
Get rid those acne by pamper your skin with the right way and the right products too – because when you make a mistakes in choosing the right products, it will make your skin getting worse. Here are simple steps to treat your back and clear up the problem so you don’t have to worry anymore and feeling more comfortable and confidence with yourself. Check it out gal!
Step #1 Cleanse
If you’re an active person and always out for exercise and have a rigorous session at the gym will make you sweat and bacteria really like those sweaty skin to stay. Take a refreshing shower to cleanse skin everyday and try not to skip even a day especially if you have a long hair and sweat a lot – rinse your hair to avoid it sticky and lay on your back. Just like how you’d treat acne-prone skin with products containing salicylic acid, do the same with bath products to keep bacne from re-occurring. Use a brush or loofah to gently buff skin and get rid of dead skin cells, dirt and excess sebum.
Step #2 Scrub
Alternatively, use a gentle scrub with finer granules to cleanse your skin. Spread on damp skin, and rub in circular motions, being careful to be extra gentle on blemished area, before rinsing and patting dry. Do scrubbing at least twice a week to exfoliate those dead skin but don’t make it too hard or it will swept away your natural skin moisturizer, make it dry and damaged your skin. Choose scrub with fines granules, the one that gives soothes effect and smell fresh – this will help you feel good about yourself.
Step #3 Moisturise
Keep skin hydrated to prevent dry and flaking, especially after scrubbing it. Try a moisturizer meant for blemish skin. To keep your skin smoothly and blemish clear, try looking for non comedogenic and dermatologically tested products to pamper your skin.
Step #4 Treat
Treat existing bacne with a topical ointment or any acne spot treatments, which use benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid in their formulation. This will help to dry up your acne faster without drying or irritate your skin. To get a good result, use the products as recommended to treat your skin effectively. Ask somebody to help you reach the hiding acne at the centre of your back. Don’t miss to treat them too and don’t you ever ask your friends to pick the zit because it easily spread to the other area which not effected yet. For hygienic, don’t share your towel or other toiletries with others and make sure you clean them regularly.
Step #5 Soothe
A blemish back is uncomfortable, so calm the inflammation with a soothing mist. Find the one which specifically to soothe blemish prone skin and effective in reducing the redness. Practice to spray regularly everyday so your back will feel more comfortable, calm and soothe no matter how stubborn your acne or how active you are. This feeling from the cooling process will reduce some kind of stress feeling cause by the inflammation.
Step #6 Mask
Like your face, your back also need masker to protect them from being greasy and clogging. If you need a bacne-fighting boost, try to give your back a treat with a deep cleansing mask once a week. This will help soften and smoothen skin as well as prevent clogged pores. Use masker that a little bit strong than the one you use for your face treatment.
However, bacne can be a bit more stubborn than normal acne as it’s in a hard-to-reach part of your body and also it happens rare. But once you have it, you will face difficulty to get rid it from you and you need to be passion – treat them with the right way. Remember, besides having a regular exercise, put attentions to what foods you take every day – drink a lot of water and take more fruits and vegetables in your diet. If the problem persists even after you’ve diligently followed these steps, consult a dermatologist. Prevent bacne now and don’t let that zit put you down and give an effect to your self-esteem. Good luck!;)