8 Things You Didn’t Know About Body Acne

Lindsey Metrus

As if getting a huge breakout right on our face isn't bad enough, our skin sometimes has to take it a step further and plague us with absolutely brutal body acne. While we can usually hide it in the colder months, summer can be a real burden when your back and chest are a full-on constellation. While hormones and genetics are sometimes to blame, we recently learned that there are common culprits that can conjure up a body breakout faster than we'd like (but do we ever like to break out?). Dermatologists Dr. Rick Mizuguchi and Dr. Julie Russack as well as celebrity esthetician Renee Rouleau weigh in on this blemish dilemma.

Scroll through to read what they had to say!

What have you found to be a great solution for body acne? Please share in the comments!

Opening Image: Gilles Bensimon for Glamour

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