Back Acne and Body Acne Treatment to Get Rid of Back Acne Breakouts

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Back Acne Treatment Tips, Advice & Product Reviews

Back and body acne is nobody’s friend, and finding an effective back acne treatment solution to help clear up back and body acne can be particularly challenging. Most of the best acne treatment products ( are designed to treat acne breakouts on your face, not on your back or body, where clearing up acne can be more difficult. So what is particularly challenging about back and body acne, and what are the best products available to help you try to get rid of back acne? Here’s some advice!

Why is Back Acne So Hard to Treat?

Sure, breakouts on your face can be difficult to get clear. However, breakouts on your back or other parts of your body can be even more difficult to get clear! Why is that? Back acne and body acne come with some particular challenges. First of all, the skin on your back is simply rougher, tougher skin. That means that it’s harder to exfoliate and additionally those dry skin cells can be larger and clog pores. Secondly, the sebaceous glands, or oil glands, on your back and body are larger than on your face. Thus, logically, they produce more oil than the glands on your face. Finally, unlike your face, your back and body spends most of the day covered by clothing, which can trap dirt and oil against the skin to clog pores. As an added bonus, of course, your back is harder to reach than your face, so treating back acne on it can be more difficult.

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What is the Best Back Acne Treatment Plan?

You want to approach treating back acne the same way that you would approach trying to get rid of acne on your face. You want to cleanse with something that will remove surface oil and dirt while also exfoliating the skin of your back to make the newer, fresher skin beneath more obvious and easier to treat. Then you want to treat your back acne with a treatment that includes an acne medication such as salicylic acid or other treatments that kill bacteria that cause acne and also dry excess oil. We’ll talk about not only how to avoid back and body acne but also the best treatment tips and techniques in this article.

What Can You Do to Reduce Back Acne and Body Acne?

More often than not, the acne on your face will be related to hormones, specifically to the over stimulation of the gland that produces angrodens, which are the male hormones (found in both genders) that are known to result in acne. However, acne on your back may be hormonal in nature or it could be what is known as Acne Mechanica. Acne Mechanica is any type of acne that is caused by a skin irritation, and during the day there are many things that come up against your back that can cause irritations. Clothing, backpacks, the backs of chairs, your bra strap if you are female, the list is relatively endless. However, no matter whether your back acne is caused by hormone fluctuations or Acne Mechanica, there are some basic steps that you can take that will help reduce and clear back and body acne.

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Wear Loose-Fitting Clothing: The enemy of clear skin is dirt and oil trapped against your skin. The tighter your clothing is, the more dirt and oil gets trapped right up against your skin, causing and aggravating acne breakouts. It may not be as sexy to pick out looser-fitting clothing, but nothing is sexier than clear skin. But the spandex away and opt for something that allows your skin to breath throughout the day.

Wear Natural Fabrics: Much like tight clothing doesn’t allow your skin to breathe and can trap acne-causing dirt and oil against your skin, synthetic fabrics also do not allow your skin to breathe. We’re not just telling you to wear natural fabrics because most synthetic fabrics are a fashion no-no. We’re telling you to wear natural fabrics because they will help you get rid of back and body acne.

Don’t Use a Backpack: If you have back acne, don’t use a backpack (unless you are trapped in nature with nothing but a backpack to carry your survival goods). Obviously, a backpack traps dirt and oil against your skin – the big no-no.

What are the Best Back Acne Treatment Products?

Acne Canada recommends the back acne treatment products from Murad. The first product is Murad Acne Body Wash, which is a salicylic acid based body cleanser that uses date to exfoliate the rough skin of your back while delivering the acne medication directly to your back. The second product is Murad Clarifying Body Acne Spray, which is also a salicylic acid-based body spray that can reach hard-to-reach places and begins to clear skin instantly, even if you haven’t cleansed the skin yet.

Though we often don’t recommend using a loofah to exfoliate skin as the rough texture can actually irritate and aggravate skin and cause additional acne breakouts, because the skin on your back can be rougher, tougher and more difficult to reach, you may want to consider a loofah to help with surface skin exfoliation to help get rid of back and body acne.

Treat Back Acne and Body Acne from the Inside Out

The final step to starting to get rid of back and body acne is to treat your acne from the inside out using an Inclusive Healthcare approach. Clear skin is healthy skin, and healthy skin means being responsible about all of the following:

Eat an Acne Diet: Eat a diet low in processed and fast foods and high in fresh fruits and vegetables that are loaded with antioxidants.

Hydrate: Drink at least eight glasses of water (not soda, sports drinks or sugary punches) a day and eat your water as well.

Reduce Stress & Get Enough Sleep: A stress-free, rested body is necessary for clear skin. Work daily to reduce stress and be sure to get enough sleep each night.

Reduce Exposure to Toxins: Use toxin-free products in your life and, most certainly, do not smoke cigarettes.

Back Acne Treatment and Body Acne Treatment Product Reviews

The following are actual, unedited reviews from real customers about Murad's two key back and body acne treatment products.
back acne wash to get rid of back acneMurad Acne Body Wash Product Reviews

MJ2008 from St. Louis, MO
Age: 19-25

"This was the first product EVER to clear up the severe acne on my back and arms. Up until now, I haven't worn a tank top in eight years!! I have been using this product for three weeks and tonight I wore a spaghetti strap tank with confidence. I finally have my skin back and love shopping for summer tops now. Thank you!!!"

NRD73 from Nasville, TN
Age: 26-35

"I suffered from horrible back acne. And this product works! I've never seen fast results like this. Plus, the product smells great too! I highly recommend it. My acne is fading away and for the first time, I wore a razorback tank top with no acne!"

Sdodzik from Indiana
Age: 26-35

"I bought this body wash after trying just about everything else out there. While it didn't clear up all of my "bacne" it took care of most of it. And when I used it in combination with the clarifying spray (which I just got) it cleared up quick. I would recommend getting them together. You can't go wrong. I'm able to wear tank tops and bathing suits without feeling like everyone is looking at my zits."


body acne spray to get rid of body acneMurad Body Acne Spray Product Reviews

Destiny from Boston, MA
Age: 26-35

"The Clarifying Body Spray really made a HUGE difference in helping to clear up my back! With my Sister?s wedding rapidly approaching, I was terrified of wearing the strapless bridesmaid dress, with my sisters desired up hair do?s, leaving my embarrassingly broken out back and shoulders completely exposed. Murad?s Clarifying Body Spray was easy to apply, with it?s 360 degree spray design for hard to reach spots and TOTALLY CLEARED UP THESE AREAS quickly. I was not embarrassed at all at the wedding and proud to show off my clear back and shoulders."

NotGettingYounger from Kalamazoo, MI
Age: 26-35

"This product is great. It has cleared up my chest and back significantly. Works well and easy to use with the 360 sprayer. If you feel like your skin isn't clear enough to wear a vneck, you should try this. Although a little pricey, just think it's no more than a specialist co-pay to the dermatologist's office."

LipglossLuv from Chicago, IL
Age: 26-35

"I have always battled breakouts on my back and chest. When I would use acne treatments on them, it would get worse or extremely dry. This product worked wonders in the first week, and got rid of my breakouts in 2 weeks! I use it every night after my shower, and I haven't any more problems!!"

A Final Thought on Back and Body Acne...

Remember, skin care advice for healthy skin and beautiful skin isn’t just about talking about skin care products for your face. It’s also about making sure that your skin is healthy and acne-free from head to toe, and that includes talking about treatments and products for back and body acne as well as facial breakouts.

To learn more about Murad’s best acne treatment products for back and body acne as well as all acne breakouts, including Acne Complex®, click below.

Back Acne Treatment Treat Back Acne Treat & heal back & body acne with Acne Body Wash. Acne Scar & Post Acne Mark Treatment Heal Acne Marks Fade acne marks with Post Acne Mark Treatment Kit. Acne Skin Cleanser from Murad Cleanse & Treat Fight acne & get clear skin with Murad Clarifying Cleanser.

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Acne Canada: Providing information on Back Acne Treatments and Body Acne Treatments to help you try to get rid of back and body acne.