What is body acne?
Acne is a very common dermatological problem, and most people with acne experience breakouts throughout their lives. Acne blemishes are caused by clogged pores, which can become irritated or infected. Oil from your skin, called sebum, and dead skin cells back up into the pores, resulting in bumps, inflammation, redness, and swelling. Acne can consist of several different types of clogged, infected pores: blackheads, whiteheads, cysts, and pimples. These can cluster together across the face, upper arms, back, and chest.