9. Honey-Cinnamon Mask
Cinnamon can fight off yeast infections if taken internally. On the other hand, if applied it topically along with honey, it will eradicate dirt along with bacteria which are behind the acne breakouts.
Just need to mix 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon, 2 tablespoons of honey, and ½ teaspoon of fresh lemon juice. Then, apply the final mask onto your acne-infected back. Wait for 15 minutes or so before washing off with tepid water. [Read: uses of honey]
10. Aloe Vera
The soothing properties of aloe vera can help in curing your bacne. In fact, aloe vera has emollient, astringent, regenerative and antifungal properties. This means it could stop fluid discharge by contraction of blood vessels, eradicate fungal infection, make skin smooth and soft, and lead to re-growth of new skin cells therefore healing wounds. [Read: a full guide for natural skin whitening – Skin whitening forever review]
Get an aloe Vera leaf and cut open it. Take out the thick gel out using your fingers and apply the gel to your back for getting soothing relief. Do this from 3 to 4 times each day to get healing effects.
The above are top 10 simple natural ways on how to get rid of back acne. Apart from them, there some other natural ways to cure acne, such as
- White Willow Bark Toner: apply the mixture of 1 tbsp of white willow bark, 5 tbsp of boiling water, 3.5 tbsp of witch hazel, and 10 drops of tea tree oil/black pepper oil/lavender oil onto your back
- Witch Hazel: apply the distilled witch hazel to your back using a cotton pad for 2-3 times each day
- Lavender Oil: add 7 to 8 drops of lavender oil to 1 cup of water/sea salt/ Epsom salt. Then, pour the mixture into your warm water bath tub. Mix them well. Soak for 15 minutes. Pat dry.
- Clove Oil: Mix 1 teaspoon of clove oil with 10 teaspoons of carrier oil. Apple the mixture to your back using your clean finger tip or a cotton pad. Wash off with lukewarm water. Pat dry.
In addition to the topical treatments above, you should also follow a healthy diet plan which includes plenty of water, high fiber whole grains, fruits and vegetables. Avoid junk foods or sweet and fatty foods, caffeinated beverages. Also, live a healthy lifestyle without stress, excessive alcohol and smoking, and exercise regularly.