Body Acne is skin problem which can affect people from different ages. People who suffer most from body acne are teenagers because they have increased levels of hormones in their body. Also there can be other causes for this disease such as too much stress, hectic lifestyle, deprivation and unhealthy eating habits. You can see body acne on your face, back, scalp and chest. There is no cure which has helped to all people who suffer from body acne. This is happening because there are different types of skins so if one home remedy has helped to one person, then this not means it will help to other person. We recommended you to try some home remedies for treating your condition:
Home Remedies for Body Acne
Oatmeal: This natural remedy is good for many types of skin such as oily, aged and dry skin. When you are using oatmeal as your natural treatment for body acne, then this remedy is soaking the excessive oil and sebum out of the skin. This is helping to clear all the toxins which are in your body. Also this natural remedy is good for riding of the dead skin cells. Make a home remedy from oatmeal. You should put 3 tablespoons of oatmeal in a blender. Make this amount of oatmeal as powder. Add 3 more tablespoons in a sock (it must be clean sock). After you have done this step, you should tie the end of the sock closed. Also you should bath yourself in warm bath. Put the powder oatmeal in the bath tub. You should take the sock which you have tied previously. Squeeze the sock to spread the oatmeal powder equally in the water. Soak this remedy for 20 to 30 minutes. You should repeat this natural remedy in regular times. Also you can make other home remedy from oatmeal. Cook some oatmeal. Then, you should mix the cooked oatmeal wit½ juice of lemon and one teaspoon of honey. Then, you should rub this remedy on the affected areas. Let this mixture to stay on your skin for 30 minutes. After this period has passed, you should rinse the affected area with lukewarm water. You should repeat this natural remedy for once or twice per week.
Zinc: This element has helped to many people with body acne. It is very effective natural remedy for treating body acne. You should apply this element only topically on the affected areas.
Bovine cartilage: This natural remedy has helped in prevention of the body acne. Also it is used as natural treatment for body acne and it has showed effective results.
Azelaic acid: We know that one of the most common causes in the people who suffer from body acne is bacteria. This element has anti-bacterial properties. This property is making this natural remedy one of the most effective natural treatments for body acne.
Baking soda: This natural remedy is perfect and gentle exfoliant for the skin. Baking soda is removing the dead skin cells out of your body. Also it is good for unplugging the pores of your skin. Also this natural remedy has anti-septic and anti-inflammatory properties which are making it the perfect natural remedy for treating your pH balance. Many medical experts are recommended using baking soda for treating the body acne. Make a paste from one or two teaspoons of baking soda mixed with small amount of water. Let it stay to your skin and then you should rinse it. Also you can make other home remedy from baking soda. You should mix ½ juice of lemon, 5 tablespoons of honey, one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and 2 teaspoons of baking soda. Apply this mixture on your skin. Let it stay for 5 minutes and then you should wash your skin. You should use this natural remedy once or twice per week.
Honey and turmeric mask: This mask is one of the most effective natural remedies for treating body acne. Turmeric is preventing the scarring. Also this natural remedy is good for keeping the sebum balance. Honey is effective natural remedy for moisturizing the skin. Make a mask from these two remedies. You will need 2 tablespoons honey (be sure that your honey is organic) and one teaspoon turmeric powder. Mix these remedies and apply the mask on the affected areas. Let it stay there for fifteen minutes. Also this natural remedy is very effective if you have face acne. You should apply this mask if you have face acne. If you want to have effective and quality results (in the shortest time to get rid of the body acne), then you should apply this mask once in two days.
Lemon juice: Lemon has acidic properties which are very helpful in treating body acne. This natural remedy will clean your skin from all the dirt which is accumulated in the pores. Also this natural remedy is effective for hardening the sebum. In the most cases this natural remedy is used once per day. But in some cases it can cause you drying on your skin. In those cases you should use this remedy every 2 or 3 days. Cut one slice of lemon. Then, you should rub this slice on the affected areas. Let it stay there for few hours before you wash your skin with water. Also you can make a mixture from rose water and lemon juice. They should be in equal amounts. You should use this mixture to wash your affected areas every day.
Epsom salt: Magnesium sulfate or Epsom salt is effective natural remedy for reducing the itching, inflammation, redness and for riding of the toxins in the body. Also this natural remedy is activating the enzymes in the body which are absorbing zinc, Vitamin D and potassium which are playing major role for the skin. When you are taking bath, you can add one of two cups of Epsom salt in the warm water. What you should know is that when you are taking Epsom salt bath, you should not add some cosmetic products such as shampoo, gels or soaps in your water. You can make a compromise with this part. This means that you should scrub the skin with loofah. You should soak this warm water for twenty to thirty minutes. When you are having bath with Epsom salt, your body is running out of liquids because the Epsom salt is absorbing liquids. After you have done your bath, you should take lot of liquids. You should repeat this bath in regular times. Other thing you should know about this home remedy is that you should not rub it directly on your skin because can irritate your body acne. Also you should know that if you start using this natural remedy, then you should have enough intakes of magnesium and calcium.
Sea salt: This natural remedy is good for absorbing the excess oil. Also the sea salt is playing big role in moisturizing the skin. Sea salt can prevent the bacteria to come again in the affected areas and to make bigger problems in the skin. What you should remember is that you should use organic salts. Do not use table salt because this kind of salt contains iodine which can worsen your situation. Make a warm bath with added two or three cups of sea salt in the warm water. Soak this kind of water for twenty to thirty minutes. If you have extremely oily skin, then you should not use light moisturizer after you have done your bath. But if this is opposite, then you should use the light moisturizer. You should repeat this natural remedy twice per day to have best results. Also you can add sea salt in water. Pour this water in spray bottle. Spray this remedy on your back if you have back acne. You should use this remedy twice per day to have best results. Let this remedy to dry on your skin. You should wear loose clothes. Also you should know that this natural remedy is helping on patients which are having body acne in their middle stadium.
Apple cider vinegar: This natural remedy has helped to many people who have suffered from body acne. Apple cider vinegar is very effective at reducing the inflammation. Also this natural remedy is helping to keep the pH balance stable in the body. This remedy is also protecting your body from the bacteria to make serious disorders. Make a mixture from this natural remedy. You will need one part of apple cider vinegar mixed in two parts of water. Put this mix in a spray bottle. If you have acne on your back, then you should spray your back before you go to sleep. Let it stay for 20-25 minutes. After this period has passed, you should rinse your skin with water. Put the spray bottle in a refrigerator because in this way you will have cooling effect on your body acne. You should repeat this home remedy in the night or in the morning to have the best results. If you do not have spray bottle, then you can apply this mixture with a cotton ball on your body acne.
Milk of magnesia: Milk of magnesia is very effective natural remedy for treating body acne. Dab a small amount of the milk of magnesia in the affected areas. This natural remedy will help you to get rid of the body acne because is keeping the temperature of your skin and also is regulating the pH balance in your body. Also this natural remedy is effective for reducing the sebum and oil production.