Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Home Remedies For Back Acne

Back acne, sometimes conveniently called bacne, is one of the most inconvenient things to suffer from. And if you have facial acne, you are more prone to have back acne too. When your back’s overactive oil glands (sebaceous glands) get clogged by excessive dead skin cells or sebum (oil), it gives rise to bacteria that cause acne on your back. Back acne can restrict you from wearing the deep back neck or backless dresses or making the up do hairstyles. Apart from them these acne on the back can also be painful while you sleep on the back. So, here are some home remedies and beauty tips to get rid of the back acne naturally at home.

Home Remedies For Back Acne

1 .  Apple Cider Vinegar

Prepare a mixture of 1 part of apple cider vinegar with 3 parts of water. Apply it on the affected areas with a cotton ball. Leave for some time and then rinse. This kills bacteria which lead to acne.

2 . Tomato

Cut tomato into two halves and rub it on the affected area. Leave the pulp on the skin for about 15 minutes and then rinse with cold water. It helps to lighten scars and marks on the back.

3 .  Aloe Vera

Aloe vera has bactericidal and soothing properties. It removes the acne causing microbes and soothes your irritated skin. Cut open an aloe vera stem and extract the gel. Apply this fresh gel all over the back taking care to cover all the acne. Leave on till it dries and then wash off using water. Aloe vera will also help you diminish the ugly scars left behind by the acne.

4 . Neem

Genudin and Nimbidol are great anti-fungal agents present in Neem that helps fight acne. Turn it into a paste with water and apply it and wash off. You can also take a bath with Neem leaves soaked in water.

5 . Honey

Honey fights infections and works excellent in treating back acne. You may apply honey directly or mix it with yogurt. Alternatively, prepare a paste of 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder. Apply the paste regularly before going to bed at night. Next morning wash using lukewarm water. You may also make a paste of 1 tablespoon of radish seeds, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of milk. Blend all the three things together to form a paste. Apply it on affected areas and leave for two hours. Then wash with cool water.

6 . Oatmeal

Take a cup of cooked oatmeal. Add half lemon’s juice and a teaspoon of honey. Mix them well and rub the mixture on the affected area using your fingertips. Keep it for half an hour and then wash it off with warm water. Do this at least twice a week. It makes the acne dry and reduces swelling.

7 . Turmeric

Prepare a mixture of mint juice and turmeric powder. Apply this on affected areas and leave for 15-20 minutes. Then rinse with lukewarm water. Alternatively, apply a paste of turmeric powder with cream on the affected areas to treat back acne. You may also apply a paste of one teaspoon of each turmeric powder and sandalwood powder with milk to cure back acne.