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These are the 2 best products for getting rid of body acne for good

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Treating body acne is one of the most frustrating practices and if you’ve had to deal with this firsthand, you know the struggle. It seems like no matter what you try, nothing works.

I’ve struggled with mild body acne for a few years and after doing some research, I stumbled upon two products (discovered at different times) that completely cleared up my body acne in a matter of months. One I used while in the shower and the other as a treatment while doing my post-shower body care routine.

The first is the No. 1 best-selling PanOxyl Acne Foaming Wash With Benzoyl Peroxide. For context, I had mild body acne on my chest and wanted to use something gentle and affordable to clear it up. This acne foaming wash costs just under $10 and did the trick seamlessly.

PanOxyl Acne Foaming Wash Benzoyl Peroxide 10% Maximum Strength Antimicrobial, $9.77

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$9.77 at Amazon

I used it once a day during my morning shower routine, massaging it into the area for a minute or two before thoroughly rinsing it out. There’s no tingling sensation or drying feeling afterward — it literally feels like a regular body wash and leaves no residue.

Currently, this best-selling acne treatment product has over 30,000 five-star reviews on Amazon and this is largely thanks to its formulation and quick-acting results.

It’s the most effective over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide wash available and has the maximum strength formula with 10% benzoyl peroxide. This is one of the powerhouse ingredients needed to clear acne from deep inside the pores.

Several Amazon shoppers said their dermatologists recommended they use this to treat both their body and facial acne — and it worked!

“I have struggled with hormonal acne and just stubborn acne for many years,” one five-star reviewer wrote. “After two months of using this product, I can safely say it works.”

Topicals Faded Brightening & Clearing Mist, $32

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$32 at Sephora

After I cleanse my body with another general body wash and finish my shower routine, I dry off and immediately apply the Topicals Faded Brightening & Clearing Mist to the same area where I cleansed with the PanOxyl Acne Foaming Wash.

This best-selling product is a bit pricier, but, trust me, it works! It’s perfect for both treating body acne and fading the dark spots and hyperpigmentation it leaves behind. This product is the key to ensuring that any uneven texture and dullness fade away to reveal a more even and uniform skin tone.

What I love most about it is that it’s a body mist, so it’s easy to apply. Also, a little goes a long way.

It works wonders on all skin types and helps calm and clear up dark spots as well as redness and body irritation.

One user who had body scars for years said this is the only product that helped fade them.

“I had body scars that I ignored forever — mostly scars on my thighs and strawberry legs don’t help,” the shopper wrote. “This is the only product that has changed and faded those scars.”

This power duo is one of the secrets to clearing up body acne. Keep in mind, however, that skin care isn’t “one size fits all,” so results and result times may vary.

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