Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Body breakouts are mainly caused by the effect of hormones on sebaceous glands. The highest concentration of sebaceous glands in the body is on the T-zone and back. An additional factor contributing to acne is the clogging of the hair follicle, anything that clogs the skin will contribute to body breakouts. Sweating after exercise and not showering or thoroughly cleansing the back afterwards can contribute to body breakouts (the back is a hard-to-reach area).
It’s advisable to see a dermatologist to discuss skin concerns and to ensure the best treatment programme for problem skin which may include topical or oral antibiotics and skincare products.
Below Dr Mayou shares some tips to help combat body acne:
Read the full article here.