Acne can form wherever there are oil glands and hair follicles -- not just on your face. While body acne is most commonly found on the back, chest and neck, blemishes can appear anywhere except the palms of your hands and soles of your feet [source: Kern].
Body acne can be more challenging to control than facial acne. The skin on your body is thicker and has larger pores than facial skin, making it easier for pores to become clogged. Plus, these areas are often covered with clothes, which means your skin has constant contact with the oil it produces [source: Acne Skin Guide].
What can you do to beat the breakouts? Try these five tips.