Acne not only affects the face, but also in other parts of the body, especially the back and upper arms. The existence of these can interfere with the appearance of acne and makes you less confident when going to wear backless or sleeveless dress. Make the body look not as clean as small lumps of red, not to mention the acne scars are blackened.
Acne on the body is not the same as the face. You need to pay attention to the ritual bath, the use of fashion to diet. Here are some tips to overcome the acne on the body:
1. Clean shower
Bath twice a day in the right way. Rubbing the body including armpits, fold the legs, arms to the rear. Choose a soap that contains glycolic acid or specifically for acne prone skin. Avoid soap or lotion that high levels of perfume. Baby shower with soap can help reduce skin irritation causes of acne is getting worse.
2. Wear comfortable clothing
Choose clothing made of comfortable material, easy to absorb sweat and allow the skin to breathe. Clothes that are too tight will make it difficult for the skin to breathe and cause acne-causing bacteria and odors flourish. Clothes made of cotton, spandex or jersey suitable for acne prone skin.
3. Shower immediately after sweating or Sports
After the gym, sports or activities that emit a lot of sweat, are advised to immediately cleanse themselves. Acne is often easy to appear on the body due to excessive sweating humid. If you can not take a bath, always provide wet tisue. At least enough to cleanse the body parts prone to acne.
4. Benzoyl Peroxide
To reduce the growth of acne, could use a cream / gel / spray containing benzoyl peroxide can be purchased at pharmacies. Apply only on acne alone. Need to be considered if you have sensitive skin tend to have the potential to cause irritation or allergy. Try it first in a little body. If irritation occurs, discontinue use immediately.
5. Natural Ways
If your skin is sensitive, make potions ‘anti-acne’ own. Mix 1 teaspoon of olive oil, and almond oil calandula. Add two tetep tea tree oil and 1 drop of chamomile oil. Mix well and apply on the problematic part every day.
Exfoliation is necessary to get rid of dead skin cells that cover the acne, so acne is easier to treat. Use a gentle scrub with the grain, making sure no skin irritation. Do not forget to use lotion after every exfoliation. Do it once a week.
7. Balanced Diet
Acne treatment should also be done from the inside. Increase consumption of foods rich in antioxidants (fruits are red, green and purple), Omega-3 fatty acids (salmon, olive oil, nuts) and multiply drinking water for the detoxification process.