Inconvenience is caused due to back acne if you suffer from it. Author, Tina Fey in Bossypants poignantly refers to acne as “I would not trade the acne scar because that receiving zit spent more time with me in college than any boy ever did”. How humorous it sounds but the fact remains as when you are prone to acne you will repeatedly be getting it more and without correct remedy scars remain. Apart from applying ointments prescribed by the dermatologists you can also opt for natural homemade remedies which do wonders for your skin.
To find a correct solution for your back acne, understand its cause first:
• Sebaceous glands which is the oil gland gets in contact with the sebum or the oil of the dead skin it gives rise to bacteria and if you are prone to getting acne on your face then it is bound to occur on your back as well.
It is important to get rid of the back acne as soon as possible since it does get attracted to your clothes and cause stickiness which is unhygienic. Here are 5 back acne treatments at home which are as follows:-
1. Sea salt and Epsom salt
For using sea salt you need 2-3 cups of salt and warm water filled in the bath tub. If you have an oily skin, do not apply anything after the application of salt in water and if your skin lacks moisture apply a moisturiser which is mild. Depending on the severity of back acne you can repeat the process twice in a day. An alternative to sea salt is Epsom salt. It provides instant relief to itching as it is rich in Vitamin D. For using it you need 1-2 cups of Epsom salt, warm water for bath to soak in and for absorption of the salt better in your skin you must mildly use the loofah. Drink lots of water after having an Epsom water bath since Epsom is abrasive and should not be used directly.
2. Apple Cider Vinegar
1 part of Apple Cider Vinegar mixed in proportion to 2 parts distilled water into the spray bottle is to be used before sleep, every night. It acts a toner for your back and you can even store the bottle in refrigerator. If you do not want it to be like a spray you can directly soak the cotton balls in it and apply on the back to remove the acne. It is an anti inflammatory agent not only for the back but also for the entire body. You can also drink it with equal proportion of water.
3. Aloe Vera
A simple Aloe Vera leaf when cut gives out the white portion that is actually the thick gel and it can be applied on your back directly to heal your acne. Acne gel acts as an astringent and has antifungal properties. It produces new cells and makes the skin smooth.
4. Honey-cinnamon mask
Ground cinnamon to make it 1 tsp and mix honey and lemon juice for the back acne. It acts as a mask and then wash off with lukewarm water. Elimination of dirt and bacteria is easily carried out.
5. Tea tree oil
Two to three teaspoon tea tree oil with 1 cup water and with a cotton ball you have to use it on your back to treat acne.
Apart from the remedies health and lifestyle matter a lot which should include meditation, no smoking and drinking.