Bacne is an issue that people put up with all year, but it can seem so much worse in the Summer. Putting on a slinky string bikini when you have blemishes all over your back and shoulders can feel like someone's thrown a spotlight on you. But bacne is not something that's going to go away on its own. "You need to take on a lot of commitment with it," says Jamie Ahn, owner of Acqua Beauty Bar in NYC. To get Ahn's insight on how to prevent back acne and what to do if you find yourself speckled with unsightly bumps, just keep reading.
Facial acne is one thing, but when pimples affect your back, chest, and other areas of the body, that's a whole other ball game. Clearing up body blemishes doesn't have to be difficult, though. Try incorporating these three simple steps into your daily beauty routine, and before long you'll forget you ever dealt with bacne, chestne, or any other type of body acne in the first place.
Benzoyl peroxide is available at most chemists, but remember to talk to your pharmacist to find the right strength for you. It is a spot treatment only — meaning it isn't designed for large areas, just apply on top of the pimple.