How To Banish Your Bacne Once & For All

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.
Breakouts suck. There's nothing quite like waking up ready to take the world by storm, only to discover a honking zit on your cheek. Thankfully, you can power through a facial breakout with some spot treatment and a good concealer. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for bacne.
For the uninitiated, that would be back acne, although it can happen anywhere on your body — most notably your chest and shoulders as well. Even the most diligent of scrubbers among us suffer from it, and no matter how flexible your daily yoga class has made you, back breakouts are difficult to both see and treat.
With summer right around the corner and back-baring clothing calling your name, we asked Annet King, Dermalogica's director of global education, for her best bacne-banishing tips. Because, let's face it: While we're totally comfortable showing off stubbly legs, we're not as cool with showing off those bacne breakouts.