The first trick to preventing back acne scars is catching it right when it happens. That way, you can treat it from the get-go. Topical creams and doctor-prescribed treatments are good supplements, but nothing replaces good old-fashioned TLC:
- Be gentle with your skin. Popping, and scratching of any kind can push the bacteria and oils deeper into your pores, causing the inflammation that leads to scarring.
- Be careful not to wash too much or too hard. Washing your skin twice a day with a mild cleanser using only your clean hands is the best option.