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I sweat a lot in the summer and get acne on my back and arms. Should I shower more frequently, and are there other ways to help prevent body acne in the summer months?

Perspiration on the skin can trap bacteria and contribute to body acne. If you are finding that you are sweating a lot, you could consider showering more often, or  simply try “sponge bathing” to remove perspiration from the skin more frequently. It is important to remember, however, that frequent showering can irritate acne lesions for… Read More