Acne happens to the best of us. No matter your genetic makeup, chances are, you've had to deal with a pesky zit or two or twenty. While facial acne gets all the attention, we don't talk enough about body acne — and that's not just back acne (aka bacne). Since skin is the body's largest organ, we can get acne anywhere and everywhere from head to toe.
Now that the weather is getting warmer, we're more prone to body breakouts because of excessive sweating, which is known to mix with the body's natural oils and clog pores. So you have to work harder to achieve smooth, acne-free skin. Luckily, there are plenty of body acne products that can help. Click through for a selection of tried-and-true lotions, scrubs and sprays that will banish your body acne quickly and effectively.
Sometimes acne can be quite itchy and the worst thing you can do when that happens is to itch or pick at pimples as that can cause long-lasting dark marks. Instead, soak a cotton pad with some of this and apply it wherever you have a breakout.
Tea tree oil has long been lauded for all of its skin benefits. It's anti-inflammatory and has antibacterial properties. So as the hero ingredient of this body wash from The Body Shop, you can expect smoother and clearer skin with daily use.