Back off your Acne!

Back off your Acne!

All you need to know to fight off your back acne

It is spring, which means less coverage and your back acne might become more visible. No one wants to expose their embarrassing back acne during sundress season. But in the middle of the heat, what can you do? It is important to know why and how acne is formed. When pores get clogged with extra sebum and dead skin cells build up, a pimple is formed. Don’t worry! Follow our tips to fight off bacne and regain your confidence in the warm sun.

What is Back acne?

Did you know that back acne is more difficult to treat than facial acne? It’s hard enough already with getting the soap back there, imagine with zit cream. Back acne is breakouts that show up on your back in the form of pimples, pustules, blackheads or even the worst form, cysts. AcnEase® is an acne fighting treatment that aims at the internal imbalances including back acne. AcnEase is a way to prevent new back acne from forming again. Learn more about AcnEase and the science behind it.

Types of Back Acne

Are you confused about the type of acne you have on your back? How about purchasing numerous treatments that don’t work? It is important to know which type of acne you have which is key to successfully clearing it from your skin. Here are the different types of pimples that may appear on your back.

  • Cysts. Cysts are larger, pus-filled acne below the skin, and often resemble boils.
  • Nodules. A large and painful nodule that develops deep below the surface of your skin, it can harden.
  • Pustules. This is a white or yellow pus-filled papule with a reddened base.
  • Papules. Acne lesions that appear as small red bumps on your skin.
  • Whiteheads. Also referred to as closed comedones, develop when a plugged follicle stays closed and underneath your skin, forming a white bump.
  • Blackheads. When an open pore is trapped with a mixture of oil and debris, and allows for the excess oil to be exposed to the air represents a blackhead.


Using at home remedies can help you improve back acne!

  1. Invest in a gentle body scrub! A clean body is important in helping to encourage skin renewal whilst resurfacing and refreshing your body’s skin cells, with the help of a body scrub. It is recommended to use a body scrubs with tea tree oil when suffering from back acne. If you have open pimples, limit the use of body scrubs.
  2. Choose your sunscreen carefully! When out enjoying a sundress or bare back it is important to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun. Ensure that you purchase an oil-free and light sunscreen for your skin to avoid clogging pores due to an excess of oil.
  3. You are what you eat! If you are prone to acne, you must watch what you eat. Consuming too much food with high content of sugar may make acne worse. White pasta and rice, white potatoes and white breads are examples of what to avoid. While practise eating a healthy, balanced diet with lots of vegetables, fruits, lean protein and whole grains.
  4. Throw away the harsh skin care products! Ditch the abrasive scrubs and antibacterial soaps also throw away the back brushes and buff puff as this can worsen acne. You will want to use gentle,  fragrance-free skin care products for the acne on your back.
  5. Swap a backpack. Did you know that a backpack or anything that rubs against your back can irritate your skin and flare up back acne? Limit the back friction with carrying a purse on your shoulder or placing the strap on your arm, whenever possible.
  6. Laundry Detergent dilemma. Did you know that behind that pesky bacne is the blame of your laundry detergent? Yes, we know the sweet smelling fragrances of clean laundry yet those ingredients can irritate and dry out the skin leading it to be inflamed.


If you already have back acne, you can help manage it by:

  • Practicing good skin care. It’s important to properly care for your skin by washing your skin regularly with a gentle cleanser especially after exercising. Also, keep your hair cleaned by rinsing off any conditioner thoroughly and try hard not to squeeze or pick back acne. 
  • Try the Body Acne Treatment! This AcnEase treatment is clinically tested for safety and efficacy with up to 96% effectiveness. Results can be seen in 7-10 days for all ages, skin tones, types and complexions.

Barbara a loyal customer claims, “I suffered with acne all over my body - on my face, back and shoulders. So with Dr. Agnes' help, I was able to modify my workout routine to the point where they weren't getting so "over-stimulated" - and with the help of AcnEase, within 4 months, 90% of my acne is gone." ws.

It is not possible to keep the area of back untouched due to carrying things around. Yet, the focus should be on the treatment of using Acnease for back acne instead of trying to find solutions for this skin disorder.

AcnEase a Day keeps the Acne Away

We want to hear from you! What is your back acne cleansing routine, and the products you like best from AcnEase? Have you found the perfect cleanser yet? Tell us in the comments below!

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