- Genetics. Trouble with acne can run in your family.
- Medications. Acne can develop as a side effect of some medicines like certain antidepressants.
- Hormones. Hormonal changes in the teenage years are often the cause of acne. But for women past puberty, pimple outbreaks can be linked to hormonal changes that happen during menstruation and pregnancy.
- Sweat. Sweat, especially if it’s trapped under tight clothing, can make acne worse.
- Stress. Stress isn’t a direct cause of acne, but it could be a contributing factor.
How to treat back acne effectively?
Just like acne on your face, it is important to maintain proper hygiene and good habits to keep you body acne free. Here are some ways to effectively treat acne on your body and back.
1. Shower immediately after a workout, or sweating profusely
2. Exfoliate Your Body Regularly
- Mood-boosting active ingredients: stimulate the mind and the skin emotions experienced.
- Comforting fragrance: to re-establish the flow of energy In the case of stress and discomfort.
- Highly sensorial texture: rich and melting mousse with grains.
3. Wear loose-fitting clothing
4. Treat Yourself to Our Dead Sea Detox Body Treatment
The Dead Sea Detox Body Treatment is a godsend to improve back acne, scars and even skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis.
Your skin will be thoroughly exfoliated and cleansed - feeling cleaner, smoother and hydrated. Blood circulation improves and water retention is eliminated - feeling lighter and rejuvenated. You look refreshed and your skin is brighter, radiant and regains its natural glow.
We use a special blend of coarse and fine sea salt from the dead sea to exfoliate and cleanse the pores thoroughly. High concentrations of minerals and trace elements also help detoxify and smoothen the skin. We then wrap your body in an Algae and Red Seaweed Marine Mud to support microcirculation and the skin's natural regenerating process. It supplies the skin with much needed moisture and minerals for healthier skin.
Dead Sea Mud has been tested and proven to have an antimicrobial effect on strains of bacteria that live on human skin. Since overgrowth or presence of certain bacterial leads to acne, the Warm Dead Sea Mud Therapy is effective in curing stubborn back acne and blackheads.
5. Tie your hair and avoid washing hair conditioner down your back
Long hair can trap bacteria on your back, which may cause acne outbreaks. It is important to wash your hair regularly and tie it up during workouts to prevent friction and excess sweat.In addition, hair conditioners can also contribute to excess oil on your back if you rinse it down your back. Clip your hair up while letting a conditioner sit in, and wash your hair away from your body.
6. Choose the right sunscreen
Opt for non-comedogenic suncreens - this means that it is oil-free and specifically formulated not to block pores. This is essential in reducing chances of a body break-out from a day out in the sun.
7. Eat healthy and incorporate probiotics
Just as food can affect acne on our faces, it is important to find out if certain food trigger acne on your body. Incorporate a healthy diet filled with vegetables, fruits, lean protein and whole grains - and add fermented foods rich in probiotics like kimchi, miso, yogurt. Probiotics not only reset your gastrointestinal flora, but help the skin flora as well.
Some people need a little extra help when it comes to clearing up acne. If you’ve tried home remedies and aren’t getting relief, a dermatologist can prescribe oral medications or medicated creams.A dermatologist is a doctor who specializes in skin conditions, so they can also help you to find out the causes and triggers for your back acne.