We all know about the different types of acne (pimple), among many of them one is back acne. Since it's on our back, this is the reason why we mostly ignore it. However it shouldn't be ignored and must treat it straight away. Back acne is just same like the face acne further the conditions and the symptoms also happens to be the same as back acne.
There can be many causes behind back pimple; particularly the clothes with tight fitting produce acne problems for you. Even at times a practice of hanging school bag on your back can also cause acne on back.
In both the situations the main reason is, your skin is unable to breathe. Obviously the other causes of common pimple also contribute to it, such as unhygienic food, fried food, dehydration, less bathing, sun exposures, and hormonal changes.
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For getting rid of back acne it is important to use some home remedies. Below are some home remedies which are known to be as very effective treatments for back acne.
Cleanliness is important to treat back acne
The main causes of back acne can be the unclean dress which you are wearing and if you don't bathe regularly. In both the situations your skin secretes out oil which can only be wiped out after taking a warm bath. For that you can use bath gels or shower gels which would easily clear your skin surface.
Also taking bathe regularly helps you to exfoliate your back skin resulting in curing of dead skin cell which is one of the main factors for back pimple outburst.
Always let the back of your body dry completely after taking shower because putting clothes on wet back also facilitates acne. Avoid dirt and dusty environments as these are also major catalysts of back acne.
Use gypsum clay mask
There are many facial masks which can help you to get rid of back acne. Gypsum clay mask is one of them; it should be used on daily basis. Its application is very simple. All you need is gypsum clay and some rose water or milk. If your pimple is caused by oily skin you can use rose water and if it is due to dry skin you can go for milk. Dip the clay in milk or rose water and soak it for about half an hour.
Apply the soaked clay on your back. Lie down on your bed and let it dry naturally, usually it takes half an hour to completely dry up. After it dries out take a cool bath. This mask not only cures your back acne, but also helps in prevention from back acne problem for the future.
Use tea tree oil
Tea tree oil is also very good in curing back pimples. A simple massage of tea tree oil can deliver you extremely effective results. Tea tree oil is not only a very good exfoliating agent but also has antiseptic characteristics.