Ever thought about skincare for your bottom? Did you know that tight-fitting clothes and sitting for long periods can trap sweat and bacteria, causing butt acne? Having acne-like bumps on the buttocks is more common than you probably imagine. At some point, almost everyone will have to deal with folliculitis, an inflammation of hair follicles caused by bacteria, yeast, fungus, blockage, or irritation of hair follicles.
Fighting butt acne is very easy, and thankfully, there are also easy ways to prevent it, for example:
Showering immediately after working out or swimming
Showering as soon after you are done with your workout, and using a shower gel with salicylic acid would help you eliminate the excess oil we accumulate in our skin.
Using a clay mask to clean out pores
Using a mask such as Pink Kaolin Clay, Cheeky Skincare’s Pink Clay Booty Mask will help you clear up acne, detoxify, and hydrate your bootie. The mask will leave your buttocks feeling soft, supple, and blemish-free.
Applying an antibacterial such as coconut oil
Yes! The fatty acids of coconut oil contain antimicrobial properties; these promote skin health and protect it against harmful microorganisms.
Reducing inflammation with natural treatments such as Old Man Weed
The Old Man Weed is a scented species of flowering plant known and used for its medicinal properties. This endemic Australian perennial herb releases essential oils absorbed into the skin when the plants are in contact with the skin and its body heat. griffin+row offers a starter kit that targets skin aging and butt acne.
Applying a natural moisturizer such as Aloe Vera
The aloe vera has more active constituents than you might imagine. This succulent plant, native to North Africa, Southern Europe, and the Canary Islands, contains vitamins A (beta-carotene), C, and E — which are antioxidants. Vitamin B12, folic acid, and choline, also enzymes, minerals, sugars, lignin, saponins, salicylic acids, and amino acids.