What causes acne to form on the back?

Back acne is common in people already suffering with acne and is generally worse in men but can also affect women. It can also appear in gym lovers as they get a build up of sweat, oil and dead skin. It is caused in the same way that acne is, the sebaceous (oil producing) glands are over stimulated causing bacteria to build up resulting in spot formation.

It can vary in severity from congestion and black heads, to pustular or cystic acne. It is very hard to manage at home due to it being such a difficult to reach area, so we created the Hydra-Bacial.

The Hydra-Bacial is a 5-step deep cleaning back treatment that removes congestion. The process includes;   

  •  Deep cleanse and exfoliation – Removes dead skin and dirt 
  • Glycolic and salicylic acid peel – Reduces oil production and softens pores
  • Extractions – Purges pores to remove blackheads and congestion 
  • Hydration – Nourishes the skin with key ingredients to improve skin health 
  • LED Light therapy – Blue light is used to kill any remaining acne bacteria
  • Results can be seen in just 1 treatment, however we recommend a course of 3 treatments for the best results.

With over 18 years combined experience in the Aesthetic industry, we have treated clients of all ages and have equipped ourselves with the right tools to manage back acne.

All of our treatments are results driven and clinically proven to make sure you get the clear back that you deserve.

Scroll down to follow links to find out more about the HydraFacial (machine used to perform the Hydra-Bacial). Use the Book button to arrange a HydraFacial or general skincare consultation to discuss your options further.

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Back Acne FAQ

We would highly recommend the deep cleaning, multi step Hydra-Bacial treatment which is machine based and includes; deep cleanse and exfoliation, glycolic peel, extraction, hydration infusion and LED light therapy.

If you are too ticklish to have this hands on treatment however, we can perform a course of LED light therapy to reduce acne producing bacteria. 

LED Light therapy is included in the Hydra-Bacial treatment

The best advice to give to anyone suffering with acne would be to keep the area clean, however this can be difficult in such a hard to reach area. 
Having a deep cleaning Hydra-Bacial is recommended however having a good lifestyle alongside treatments is also important.
Back acne can be more common in smokers and those with unhealthy habits. 
It has also been linked to people who have unhealthy gut bacteria and are deficient in zinc or vitamin D.
Try taking probiotics, zinc and vitamin D supplements, drink plenty of water and reduce sugar, dairy and alcohol in your diet.

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