How To Overcome Body Acne

Acne can be a very troubling thing for many.  It’s one thing to deal with it on a small area but having body acne is another ball game. Check out these tips for how you can overcome body acne.

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Use gentle products

One of the tips for acne remedy is that don’t bombard your skin with products that you aren’t sure about. If you have a sensitive and reactive skin then this is the worst thing that you can do to it. Use as much gentle products as much as possible.

Be consistent 

You should stick to the same skin care routine for at least a month because you need to give your skin time to adjust to the new routine. Keep it consistent every day. This way you can assess each month and see if there were any problems with what you were using.


Toner makes a tremendous difference especially in the texture of your skin. It will clear out your clogged pores so that they can naturally shrink back to their normal state.

Ice your face

Take some ice and put in a cloth or a towel. Put that on your pimple and it will constrict the blood vessels and shrink the pimple.

Don’t stress out

Stress leads to breaking out. Whenever you’re stressed exercise. Exercise releases happy endorphins which minimizes the stress. Exercise not only helps get you a clear skin but it actually promotes the blood flow which nourishes your skin and boosts more oxygen and nutrients in your skin cells which helps collagen reduction.


If you want to get rid of a pimple overnight then dab a bit of toothpaste to your pimple. It helps dry it up overnight. It is a quick fix but not a long term solution so if you want to get rid of your pimple overnight because you have to be somewhere the next day then this is a quick way to do it.

Garlic and nutmeg treatment

This is a great way to get rid of acne but you have to be able to deal with the smell of garlic. Simply cut up a clove of garlic finely then put half a tea spoon of nutmeg with it and add a little bit of water. Then mush it all together and use a cotton swab to put it on your pimples. This is an effective way because garlic is antibacterial and it helps deal with your infections naturally. Whereas nutmeg helps skin regenerates and renews itself.

Tea tree oil

Tea tree oil is very popular for treating skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis and acne. It’s a really good antibacterial. So put it on some cotton and apply it on your face. You ideally want to leave it overnight so that it can have the most beneficial effect.

Aloe Vera

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 If you have an Aloe Vera plant at home then squeeze out its gel and apply it on your face. Aloe Vera gel is also available in stores so if you don’t have a plant at home you can get it the nearest store. Aloe Vera exfoliates and cleans your skin. If you leave it on overnight it basically seals your skin and doesn’t let any impurities get in your pores.


Author Bio: This article was written by Lubna Ali Khan. She is passionate about home improvement, beauty, arts, writing, healthy living and entrepreneurship. She regularly blogs at

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