5 Ways to Get Rid of Back Acne

LIFESTYLE  |  January 26, 2017
  • 1. Use a scrub
    1 / 5 1. Use a scrub

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    Whether it’s a store bought one or a homemade one, remember to scrub your back one or twice a week! Using a body scrub helps to exfoliate the dead skin and gets rid of the dirt on your back. Try making your own simply by mixing sugar, honey and coconut oil together!

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  • 2. Use a PH-balancing body wash
    2 / 5 2. Use a PH-balancing body wash

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    The most common cause of acne is due to the imbalance of PH levels in your skin. Get a PH-balancing body wash from your nearest pharmacy to keep your bacne at bay.

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  • 3. Shower immediately
    3 / 5 3. Shower immediately

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    After sweating it out, take a shower immediately after cooling down. When you sweat, the dirt and oil gets trapped between your clothing and skin. It’s best to wash it off as quickly as possible to lower the possibility of acne popping up.

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  • 4. Apply a natural formula
    4 / 5 4. Apply a natural formula

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    Try applying tea-tree oil or apple cider vinegar on your trouble spots. You could also make your own solution by mixing baking soda, water and lemon together. Apply on the affected areas and leave to dry before rinsing off. Always remember to moisturise afterwards as baking soda can be quite drying.

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  • 5. Wash your back last
    5 / 5 5. Wash your back last

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    When showering, wash off your shampoo and conditioner first. One of the reasons why we gat bacne is because it is affected by the oils from your shampoos and conditioners. This will ensure that your back is free of excess soap and oil when you step out of the shower.

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