White Tiny Bumps On Face

Frequently Asked Questions

    What are these white dots on my face?
    I have these white dots/ tiny bumps on my face below my eyes/above my cheeks. They don't hurt or anything it's just that they're starting to bother me when there's so many. What are they and how do I get rid of them?


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      i have these too theres isnt loads of them but they are annoying,they are special type of whiteheads just but you cant get rid of them you have to getthem done properly,dont try squeezing them because they will really hurt and squeezing them wont make any difference,

      hope this helps cjayyx

    How do I get rid of tiny bumps on my face?
    For a long time I've had these tiny bumps all over my face. They look like spots but they aren't. It's only recently that they have become really noticeable to me. I don't wear much make-up and I wash, exfoliate and moisturize every night. I know that because I'm a teenager that I'm expected to get spots but they really get me down sometimes.
    Any idea why I have them and how I could get rid of them? Any help would be appreciated. :)

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      If they are tiny white spots they could be milia. If so they are harmless and will go away on their own.

    How do I get rid of bumps on my face?
    I am 15 years old, and I do not typically have problems with my skin, but lately I have been getting these super tiny bumps on my face. It isn't a true pimple, or a white or black head. I don't know what to do about it. Please help!

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      I'm 17 and I have the same problem! It's not technically acne, but it could become acne if it gets more infected. My dermatologist told me to just continue washing my face with PLAIN soap and water (he told me not to use any special acne soaps etc.). He also said to use an exfoliant, so I use St. Ive's. It has helped me a lot!

      (However, I am also on a daily acne pill prescribed to me by my doctor, so this may skew the results).

    What are the little white bumps on my chin?
    They are barely visible unless I stretch the skin-but they are little tiny white bumps that I can't seem to get rid of. I've heard that they are calcium deposits but other's say they are just small zits.

    I've tried everything I can think of-popped them, steamed my face, and exfoliated but they don't seem to disappear for more than a day if at all. I also wash my face regularly so it's not just poor hygeine--can anyone help??

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      could be a reaction to your soap or moisturizer.

    What are these tiny lttle bumps on my babies face?
    She is 7 months old and i noticed today that she has some tiny little bumps like pimples on her face. The area in between her eyebrows and a little on her cheeks. They are red but barely noticeable. She has never had this before. Does anyone know what it is?

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      Does baby acne appear on newborns?Most baby acne first appears when your child is three to four weeks old. To avoid featuring a pimply baby, take his baby announcement picture before the baby acne appears.

      The best cure for baby acne is kisses. Lots of kisses. Just keep up those kisses, and before you know it, it'll clear right up.

      The good news is that they will definitely go away on their own, so no worries!

      Will baby acne leave permanent scars?Don't worry about this acne leaving any lasting marks. Once the pores clear up, they go back to normal without scarring or leaving any red marks.

      Is baby acne caused by an allergy?

      If your child's skin is sensitive to the laundry soap you use, a little redness or acne might appear on his face. Try washing his clothes in laundry detergent designed especially for infants and remember never to use fabric softener until your child is at least 18 months old.

      How do I treat baby acne?Aquaphor works wonders! After trying everything putting Aquaphor on the cheeks virtually cleared it right up. Try it; it's very mild.

      I don't want to sound shallow, but does anyone have any good ideas for good pictures of my baby that don't show the acne as much?No one wants to admit it, but it really stinks when you're dealing with baby acne at the very time you're taking a bazillion photos of the new baby. One trick is to take a lot of black and white or convert your color film. It definitely minimizes the acne in the photo, plus, who doesn't love beautiful classic black&white photos of newborns?

    How can I get rid of clogged pores with puss?
    I have little tiny bumps all over my face clogged with puss. I first got this in late elementary-early middle school. Since then I have been on Accutane and other medications. My acne cleared up, but now these clogged pores are back. I've tried so many face washes, and they're still here. like when I squeeze them little sqirms of white puss come out. Any suggestions?

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    What is the white bump on my forehead?
    I have tiny white bumps and some of them is just bumps on my forehead. What is this? I did some research and think it can be milia. Is milia a type of acne or will it turn into acne? What should I do without going to a doctor, and should I get acne solution cleanser and stuffes?

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      leave it as it is. do not prick it. keep your face clean always

    How do i get rid of the tiny pimples on my face?
    I use to have big red normal pimples,but now i just have a bunch of tiny bumps on my head. It lookes kind of discusting. But its not like white but when i pop or flat one out this white, yellowish thing comes out and it really looks like skin to me but they just won't go away. I've been changing my diet b/c i thought it was pimples but it doesn't look like it.

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      use pro active or face scrub.
      go to
      there they have face scrubs and stuff.

    How to clear up a face rash?
    I have a rash starting by my mouth and to my chin on both sides of my face although the right side is more. It itches like hell and looks like tiny bumps with white heads. Any remedies that should do the trick? How long will it last? I heard that aloe Vera works wonders. How would I prepare it to apply it on my face?
    *Please be detailed in answers and provided as much info as you can. Thank you lovelies:))

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    What are these tiny bumps on my cheeks?
    I have a very sensitive face. I notice that my cheeks have these tiny bumps, I don't think that its a pimple because usually pimples are red and when squeezed, oozes out pus. However, these "bumps" are skin colored and when i squeezed them, a hard white-ish 'dirt' comes out (not pus at all). So what are these bumps and how do i get rid of it? Thanks a bunch!

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      These are the things caused by dirt and pollution. I don't know the name. But it's not pimples. It's a bump caused when dirt particles get trapped in the skin.
      When we wash our face it's pores get opened. And if you go out just after washing you face, without applying any creme.. these dirt particles adjust on your face.. and then when you apply a creme.. the pores get closed and that dirt gets the dirt trapped in your skin. Thus they make a bump on the skin. You should pay special attention to washing your face. You should wash your face at least 2wice regularly. And immediately apply some good suncreen or moisturiser or whatever. so that the pores on the skin get closed and the dirt cannnot enter in.
      Did I help?! :)

    How to get rid off zits/ small tiny bumps over face?
    I've small tiny bumps over my cheeks and some are of flesh color, what should i do to get rid off them? No puss or white stuff comes out of it but they are irritation and visible. I went to a doctor and he recommended me ''claruthromycin gel'' for daytime and ''adaferin'' gel for night. Any recommendation from your side will be really helpful.
    thank you.

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      They might be thought to be harmless but they could be due to a lifelong virus infection which can infect your partner also. See a skin specialist and a good virologist to rule out further complications in future. Sorry to alarm you but be on the safe side.

    What type of acne do I have and how should I cure it?
    Alright, so my cheeks constantly have these little tiny bumps. Some are white heads, some are not. I occasionally can get rid of one or two but new ones replace it. Sometimes they disappear by themselves, but, again, new ones replace it. The area just below the edge of my nose (on my face where those little circle thingies on your nose meet your face if you know where I'm talking about) is always red. I sometimes get pimples there, too. Nobody I know has it this way. People with acne always talk about their chins and foreheads and stuff. But for me it's just my cheeks and around my nose. Any ideas?

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    What are these white bumps all over my lower face (cheek area)?
    I have started using powder (Mac Studio Fix and some cheap powder) to stop redness. I've noticed recently that I have small tiny white bumps on my face. I also have small painful red spots-two right next to my nose and right next to my mouth. How can I get rid of these, and what are they?
    I've always had a few of these little bumps, but there are just more know. It probably is my cheap makeup, what makeup would you suggest (foundation and/or powder)?

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      they are from the powder - use a drying lotion with benzoyl peroxide - and use a mineral powder foundation

    how can i remove these small bumps on face from old pimples?
    i have these really tiny bumps on my cheeks from pimples that have dried up and i cant get rid of them. i wash my face and i exfoliate but nothing works. when i squeeze them the white stuff thats suppose to come out is hard and yellow. anyone know how to get clear these up?

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      cocoa butter

    How to get rid of small flesh colored bumps on face?10 points to best answer?
    im in 8th grade and i just want to graduate with a clear face. i have alot of these tiny flesh colored bumps on my face they dont hurt or anything when i touch them. when i pick at them this white hard stuff comes out and its not pus. i dont have pimples just these bumps please help. its on my forehead cheeks and chin mostly on my forehead

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      I have the same bumps on my face, and I'm in eighth grade too! They're called Keratosis pilaris, and pretty much 50-80% of teens/young adults have them. Most people have them on their arms or legs, but some people (like you and me) also get them on their face. Mine are mostly centered on my cheeks, though.

      What I use to get rid of them, well, it calms them down so they're barely visible, is the Nuetrogena Naturals Purifying Pore Scrub in the morning, and then when I take a shower at night, I use the St. Ives Apricot Scrub Blemish & Blackhead Control, which is a pretty rough exfoliating scrub, so its better to use it every 2-3 days. Even though is says blackhead control it works great for KP. You can find both scrubs at Walmart or a convenience store.

      Then for moisturizer, I used to use a pretty expensive one called KP Duty (specifically for KP) but then I lost it... oops. I now use a body lotion, which isn't a great idea, so if you can afford the KP Duty, buy it. You can find it at Ulta. I definitely recommend it.

      Basically, just be sure to wash your face in the morning and at night to keep it clear, and DO NOT sleep with makeup on.

      Hope I helped!

    How do I get rid of acne in a week?
    I have acne all over my face - on my cheeks and forehead and nose! It not as serious as others but it isn't great either. A few red dots are here and there and the rest are tiny, bumps scattered everywhere. I have tries different solutions, such as egg whites and toothpaste but they dont work. Help!

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      How to Have an Acne Free Face:

      Who wants beautiful clear skin? This little guide here will help you get rid of acne quickly, and will make sure it won't come back!

      Don't pop your pimples.That is the most important thing! If you pop your pimples, bacteria will get inside your pores and just make them stay at least ten days longer.

      Get at least 64 oz. of water a day. (Try for more!) It will keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

      Take vitamins. It will just make your whole body healthy. Make sure to eat lots of fruits and veggies!

      Never touch your face! Your hands(no matter how many times you scrub them) have oils and dirt on them, if you get it on your face then it will not help.

      Don't try to wash your face a gazillion times a day. Washing your face too much will just make your face dry, which will make your face produce more oils, which equals, more acne!

      Washing your face two times a day should be perfect!

      Use a toner. Avoid those with alcohol because it will wipe out the oil on your face. After-wards, it will produce more oil and cause more acne just like washing your face too much.

      Try acne cream/gel that has benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid listed in the ingredients. It helps most people, but if it doesn't work try stronger ones BUT not too strong or it will dry out your face and it will start peeling! Not nice.

      Try to go to sleep at reasonable hours.

      If after all this, you still have some acne, consult a dermatologist. There are antibiotics that can target infected skin and clear it up very fast for you.

      Avoid junk food

      Wash your face with plain water only, and use apple cider vinegar as an astringent. The vinegar works minor miracles on the skin! One warning, though -- after you use the vinegar, your face will be bright red, but that only lasts for about ten or fifteen minutes.


      Benzoyl peroxide gels, and other over the counter products work really well. Talk to your doctor about trying one.
      Exfoliate every four days with a scrub to get rid of dead skin cells.
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      PS again: Don't pop your pimples! More pimples will appear.
      When you get rid of those pimples, watch out for the rush of confidence. It's coming.
      And for that water don't drink more than 1 liter at a time.
      Even after your acne disappears, continue your routine for at least thirty days, sometimes more. Acne can continue coming back well after puberty; if your acne does come back, just pick your old routine back up.
      Acne is a stage everyone goes through and some things work for different people, if this doesn't work it is O.K. Try something else!

      Things You'll Need:

      Confidence. You know you're beautiful! Don't let anyone tell you otherwise. Beauty isn't always skin deep.
      A face wash. Wash your face morning and night.

    How long did your baby have baby acne?
    My son is 7 months old now and still has it. He gets tiny bumps on his forehead... they are not red just the color of his skin... but bumpy. Then on his cheeks every now and then he will get a white head pimple.

    I wash his face once a day with warm water and mild baby soap, as well as use pampers sensitive wipes after he eats solids... he like to mush his food all over his face lol

    Is it normal to still have baby acne at 7 months?

    Also, he has eczema, but these are not eczema patches... those look totally different.

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      my 13 month old nephew still gets it when he is teething, my son is 6 months and gets it all over his body when new teeth break through. that's about all you can do. i put Lanolin on my sons spots it seems to help

    Is there any over the counter way to treat facial millia?
    Millia are tiny white bumps. I think it's considered a form of acne.

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      I know the curse of millia... They are not fun.

      Some things you can do include exfoliation. I use at home microdermabrasion. It helps. I also give myself a facial once a week (I use dissolved asprin and honey, but I've been looking for a nice clay mask as well). Wash your face twice a day with oil free face wash. Be careful about what products you use. Use a light moisturizer or even just a serum. Wear sunscreen, but make sure it isn't oily (i like neutrogena). Take a look at the makeup you are using-- you want to avoid clogging the pores. Consider using a toner that will help minimize the pores and other products designed to do that. Boire strips help. Always take all of your makeup off and wash your face before bed. Change your pillow case often. Drink enough water. When you see millia start to form gently try to use a commedone extractor. But don't be anything other than gentle!

    How to prevent tiny spots under my skin on my chest when I sunbathe...?
    Hi, every time I sunbathe on holiday I come out in a rash of little spots under my skin on my chest - you can't see the face on, but when the light hits it looks all bumpy. Does anyone know what causes this and how to prevent it? I was told once that it's sebum that dries in the sun and solidifies and grows and forms tiny bumps... but does anyone have a preventitive cure?? Thanks!

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      i have those tiny white spots too. i seem to recall reading a prevention magazine that mentions them- only in that case they're harmless-but-annoying *somethings that I can't remember what, maybe calcium deposits.* i got some selsun blue, and |'m going to see if that helps.

      also it might be something called tinea versicolor.
      if it sounds like this, you can get it treated by your gp.

      hope this helps

    I have tiny skin colored bumps on my face and arms?
    I have tiny little skin colored bumps on my cheeks and upper arms. I'm in 7th grade and its really embarrassing when people point them out. I've had them for about two years now and they're not acne. When I scratch them just white hard stuff comes out, but its not puss. I clean my face regurally but they don't go away. Do I need to moisturizer? I don't even know what they're called. Please help. I'm tired of these stupid things. 10 points to the best answer.

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      HELP HAS ARRIVED!!!!!!!!!!!

      I had this for years, my mom told me it was eczema. Most people say eczema is a name used for tons of different dry skin conditions that doctors can’t diagnose. I used eczema creams all through Jr. High and High School, all that did was make me feel greasy and uncomfortable with zero results.

      You probably have what is called Keratosis pilaris, Keratosis pilaris is a common, genetic follicular condition that causes the appearance of rough bumps on the skin. It most often appears on arms, thighs, hands, legs, sides, buttocks, or face (which on the face are often mistaken for acne). Worldwide, Keratosis pilaris affects an estimated 40% of the adult population and approximately 50%-80% of all adolescents. It is more common in women than in men. There are several different types of Keratosis Pilaris, including Keratosis Pilaris rubra (red, inflamed bumps), Keratosis Pilaris Alba (rough, bumpy skin with no irritation), Keratosis Pilaris Rubra Faceii (reddish rash on the cheeks), and related disorders.

      Keratosis Pilaris is caused by Hyperkeratosis: when the human body produces excess keratin, a natural protein in the skin. The excess keratin, which is cream colored, surrounds and entraps the hair follicles in the pore, resulting in rough clogged pores. The openings are often closed with a white plug of encrusted sebum, the oily, waxy substance produced by glands in the skin to keep it from drying out. Hyperkeratosis is most likely caused by your body having a vitamin A & E deficiency.

      I started taking vitamin A & E pills at dinner every night and 90% of my white bumps on my cheeks, arms, and legs cleared up. My boss also had white bumps on her arms and tried taking the vitamins too, it worked nicely for her. You could try taking the vitamins, but if you stop taking them, your body will go back to being deficient in them unless you start eating more foods naturally containing vitamins A & E:

      Vitamin A: Liver, Red Pepper, Cayenne, Sweet Potatoes, Carrots, Dried Apricots, Cantaloupe, Spinach, Squash, Dried Herbs, Papaya, Mangoes, Green Peas, Tomatoes.

      Vitamin E: Sunflower Seeds, Almonds, Pine Nuts, Peanuts, Dried Apricots, Pickled Green Olives, Cooked Taro Root, Wheat Germ/Flax Seed/Corn/Canola/Soybean Oils, Hazelnuts, Broccoli.

      Both A & E: Paprika, Red Chili Peppers or Powder, Spinach

      If the bumps (clogged dry rough crusty pores) have a red or pink ring around them, it could just be that they are inflamed, or it could be some sort of skin infection, such as yeast, which lives on the skin naturally but could become an infection, or bacterial. If they are a little pink or red I would try an antibacterial soap.

      Antibacterial soaps are full of chemicals and poisons, some are so harmful they cause muscle weakness, such as in the heart and tongue, and should not be in stores. A natural alternative is a soap or lotion containing Tea Tree oil. Tea Tree oil has natural antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and antiseptic qualities. It also has beneficial cosmetic properties. Tea Tree oil has a faint medicinal scent to it like eucalyptus, which is why I would suggest a soap instead of a lotion. Products containing Tea Tree oil can be found in abundance at health and natural and heath stores, but is also available in main stream store such as Wal-Mart for as low as around .

      So in short, vitamin A, vitamin E, soap, and you should be good (: I wish you luck

    How do I get rid of tiny white bumps on my around my mouth and my nose?
    Its more like next to my side mouth and I squeezed them all out and their all gone then they come back less an hour... I been washing my face and I really hate having little tiny white bumps, please don't tell me ask a doctor...

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      white bumps just have to be squeezed. Try buying a cream that you can apply on them, go to the drugstore/ pharmacy. Don't worry, it can take some time, but they'll go away :)

    How do you get a clear soft face?
    For some reason, my face is really dry. I dont know but you can see tiny bumps like really tiny but the skin under my eye looks soft. I bought pond classic cream and use it. It does little bit work but not alot. I was wondering how i can get clear, smooth face. sometime there like white dust on it or its dry and by my nose its dry and white after shower. HELP!

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      i like burt's bees deep cleansing cream & i exfoliate with a mix of honey & raw cane sugar & moisturize with olive: coconut: grape seed or almond oils or 100% shea butter =]

    I have these white bumps around my eyes, what are they?
    I get these tiny white bumps around my eyes. I've had them really close to the tear ducts, and in the corners of my eyes. I have also had a few that weren't quite that close to the eye, just kind of on the sensitive under-eye area. They aren't painful.

    They will sit there for a really long time and then disappear eventually, and I am just really curious to know what they are.

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      That is called millia. They are clogged sweat glands. They will go away naturally on their own however the best way to prevent them is to avoid using face creams around the eye area.

      Try Clarins Eye Contour Gel. It will help even out the skin under the eyes.

    Why does my month old daughter have little bumps all over her head?
    My daughter is almost 5 weeks old. She has had collic the last few weeks and so she cries a lot. Lately I have noticed tiny red bumps coming up all over her head. It almost looks like acne. It this from the excessive crying?? How can I get rid of them?

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      Those white bumps across your baby's nose and chin? Or the red bumps on your baby's cheeks? These complexion problems are known as milia and baby acne. They're not pretty, but they're common — and temporary.

      Milia are pearly white bumps on a baby's nose, chin or cheeks. Sometimes milia affect a baby's gums or roof of the mouth as well. Baby acne is more pronounced. You may notice small red or white bumps on your baby's forehead or cheeks. Baby acne may look worse when your baby is fussy or crying.

      Many babies are born with milia. Baby acne often develops within the first three to four weeks after birth. Many babies have both conditions at once.

      Milia occur when tiny skin flakes become trapped in small pockets near the surface of your baby's skin. Baby acne is related to hormonal changes that stimulate oil glands in the skin. Milia affect boys and girls equally, but baby acne is more common in boys. Rarely, baby acne is a sign of a hormonal problem.

      Most cases of milia disappear on their own within several weeks. Baby acne often clears up quickly, too. In some cases, however, baby acne lingers for months or even longer.

      In the meantime, wash your baby's face with warm water two or three times a day and pat it dry. Don't use lotions, oils or other treatments. Never pinch or scrub milia or baby acne. You may cause more irritation or an infection.

      If you're concerned about your baby's complexion or it doesn't clear up within three months, consult your baby's doctor. He or she may recommend a medicated cream or other treatment.

    What are these white bumps under my eyes?
    I think they're called milia but I'm not sure. It's in the inner corner of my lower lids. A ton of tiny,little round shaped bubbles where my dark circles are. I've seen them on other girls. What are they and how can I get rid of them?

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      Milia are common non-cancerous (benign) skin findings in people of all ages. Milia formed directly from sloughed-off skin (primary milia) are small, fluid-filled lesions (cysts) usually found on the faces of infants and adults, while lesions formed indirectly (secondary milia) are small cysts found within areas of skin affected by another skin condition.

      Milia are formed when skin does not slough off normally but instead remains trapped in a pocket on the surface of the skin. An individual milium is formed (derived) from a hair follicle (pilosebaceous unit) or from a sweat gland (eccrine gland). In primary milia in infants, the oil gland (sebaceous gland) may not be fully developed. Secondary milia often develop after injury (trauma) or blistering of the skin, which disrupts and clogs the tubes (glandular ducts) leading to the skin surface. Secondary milia can also develop on the sun-damaged skin of middle-aged and older people.

      Cosmetic treatments such as microdermabrasion or chemical peels can help.

      Because these bumps are caused by dead skin cells becoming trapped under the skin, they will eventually disappear with proper exfoliation.

      I hope that helps =)

      good luck :)

    How to get rid of bumpy skin?
    I have tiny bumps all over the lower half and the back of my cheeks. They're not white heads, black heads, scars, or pimples and there is no discolouration at all. They're invisible little bumps but if I touch my face, they still feel huge and nothing happens if they're squeezed. Anyone else with the same problem? Are they permanent? :/

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    How to get rid of red oily skin?
    My skin has always been oily all over especially on my cheeks and my cheeks are always red. I need something to finally work, I've tried lotions, tons of face washes and nothing is working! I have lots of tiny bumps all over my forehead and cheeks,too and blackheads bad around my chin?

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      Wierd as it may sound,eggs.Prefferably organnic eggs.DIRRECTIONS:
      1.Separate yolk and egg white into 2 different bowls
      2.Rinse your face with water
      3.Beat the egg whites till they're foamy
      4.Make sure your hands are clean,put dip your finger in the foamy egg whites and put it all over your face and let it sit till its dry,then rinse it off.
      5.Put a bit of the yolk all over your face and let it dry then rinse it off.
      6.Last,Rub an ice cube all over your face.
      My skin is just like yours and ive been doing this for a while and it works like a charm.Good Luck.(:

    How to clear my skin for october 25?
    Okay i start school next monday & i have these tiny bumps on my forehead but its not acne & i have dead skin cells on my cheeks so what could i do?.... Nd if you could give me some tips for my hair. Im going to straighten it that day because its wavy but what could i use to make it stay straight all day & make it shiny.... So thankuuu so much anybody that helps me :D

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      holy crap, this is exactly what i have. especially relate to the pushing the skin from inside the mouth with the tongue thing and seeing them bigger, and i also only get these along my jawline/mouth. its interesting that you also don't get acne on your forehead or nose, i have the same thing, however my forehead and nose are the only parts of my face that are oily at the end of the day.

      but anyway, i was curious about these little bumps, and i did some research; i think they're called "papules". its like a mix of dead skin cells, sebum, and white blood cells in them. i couldn't find any regular treatment for them, other than exfoliating the skin. mine are so small that they are really hard to squeeze, and mine don't really every inflame into larger bumps.

      so to summarize: try exfoliating, cuz i haven't heard of any better treatment, topical or otherwise to treat this type of acne.
      well i'm not sure if it's technically "exfoliating", but what i do i use a facial scrub that feels like it has grains of sand it it, so its kind of a rough facial scrub. the product i use is called zyporex or something like that, but also Clean & Clear Daily Pore cleanser has the same feel. i'm not sure how much exfoliating helps, cuz honestly it really isnt doing much for these papules, but one thing you DEFINITELY do not want to do is take a rough cloth and rub it on your face to wash/exfoliated. when i tried this to try to scrub away the bumps, it just inflamed that whole side of my face (which lasted for about a month). yeah so, only gently exfoliate with a facial scrub.

      I literally think I'm the best person to answer your question hehehe...I have been straightening my hair for 5 years now..I know that's alot of straightnening..but yeah this is how you do it:

      Step 1. You know wash your hair..shampoo, conditioner, rinse...that who deal

      Step 2. I suggest you towel dry your hair and then blow dry it. Get a moisturizer cream to put in your hair when its damp so blow drying and flat ironing it doesn't cause damage. To blow dry your hair just put your blow dryer on high and move around all over your hair, using your brush...Brush through your hair while blow drying. MAKE SURE ITS ALL DRY!

      Step 3.Seperate your hair in sections. Kinda like this : http://www.myhairstylingtools.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/black-hair-section.jpg
      So when you have your first section/layer of hair to straighten , take the straightener...put it at the root of your hair a slowly follow in down ( holding the straightener tight on your hair) all the way to the ends of your hair. Do this for every layer and go over each layer a few times with the straightener.

      To get bangs like that, take the straightener under the bangs and DON'T STRAIGHTEN OUT !, straighten to make it right against your for head. And don't curve the bangs just straightenen it flat and straight

      Hope this helps, good luck and stay beautiful :)

    What are the little bumps called?
    I don't have acne, but I do get these little tiny bumps on my face occasionally. When they're ready to pop or whatever they turn white.. what are they called?

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      they are called white heads!

    What can I do about red marks after shaving over acne?
    I am a swimmer and needed to shave some hair off my chest. I had these really tiny little white bumps on my chest which are now incredibly red. What can I do to reduce redness?

    • ANSWER:
      You need to get a better razor. The more blades in the razor, the harder it gets to cut yourself. Find a razor that has 5 or 6 blades instead of the average 2 or 3. Also, try rubbing aloe vera on the shaved part of your face after you shave it. It's a natural moisturizer and will help those old red spots to heal much faster.

    What will help my skin clear up before tomorrow?

    so my skin is the oily type and there's just little bumps between my eyebrows and on the rest of my forehead, and one under-the-skin pimple on my forehead too. i'm wondering just how i can get rid of the tiny bumps on my forehead before tomorrow? and i'm talking about home-remedies, like warming up tea with cotton balls or something like that. i also have some neutrogena rapid clear gel, but that only works ok. any suggestions are appreciated. thanks so much :)
    - Claire

    • ANSWER:
      Here are a few ideas. First of all i want to say don't listen to the old 'toothpaste' will work tale, for me it never has and it makes it worse, even more so after trying to get it off the next day.

      Try lemon juice in boiling water, and steam your face. Then dab a little on the spots.

      100% Tea tree oil drops in boiling water and steaming is good too but i don't know if you have any.

      Any kind of antiseptic spray, cream etc will heal and get rid of bacteria. 'Sudo Crem' Is good but can be a little oily so avoid it if you have oily skin or on oily areas of your face.

      The best thing i have ever used is called 'Witch Stick' it dries out the spots really quickly.

      Wash your face twice a day in warm salty water. This should leave your face oil free without aggravating the acne.

      Splash your face with cold water. Your pores will stay closed.

      Dissolve some aspirin with water and apply the paste to the area you want to treat.

      Honey and lime, or honey and lemon is supposed to be good.

      Egg whites left on your face for 20 mins.

      DO NOT pick at your skin, you will regret it tomorrow. :)

    Why do I get bumps on my face when I go outside?
    Well to make it plain and simple, every time my face is exposed to the sun or any type of light, I get little bumps alllll over my face. They do not have white heads on them and they aren't red, they're the same color as my skin and very tiny. Why does this happen and how can I make it stop happening?

    • ANSWER:
      this is called prickly heat, which is: An itchy inflammation of the skin, typically with a rash of small vesicles, common in hot moist weather.

    How do I get rid of black heads and the tiny little white smelly bumps along the edge of the nose?
    I use ance wash and eat right.My complextion is clear except when you get real close the it is oily and it hides little white bumps along the edge of the nose and when sqeezed they let off a foul smell.If I sent you a pic of my face you would think ,hay is skin look snice.

    • ANSWER:
      I think you should go to a physician. I wouldn't have worried that much about the bumps, but the smell indicates that you might have a chronic infection.

    How can I get rid of tiny bumps on my forehead?
    I have these really small bumps on my forehead...they are not red or white they are just my skin color they are fairly small but i want clean smooth skin....and i am currently using aloe vera soap!

    • ANSWER:
      i tried so many different expensive products and nothing ever worked.
      they werent red, white, black, or extremely big or painful..
      they just blended in unless you really looked at my skin.
      someone even called me cheesegrater face.

      but i used neutrogena complete acne system.. which was face wash.. night lotion.. and day lotion.. and in maybe 1 week, my skin was completely clear..

      and if that doesnt work, i recommend you try different types of face washes from brands like neutrogena, clean&clear, etc..

    How do i know if my face wash is causing spots.....?
    Im thinking it may be too harsh or whatever but im not sure. every since i used it i got tiny tiny small spots which are like white heads....but not....they are like tiny white bumps? Im thinking it either cause them or brought them out from under the skin?

    Also im 17 and get like a new spot as soon as one goes. I am kinda oily skin. what would be the best face wash for me to use ? and should i exfoliate?

    • ANSWER:
      Stop using it.
      Then see how your skin reacts.

      With oily skin, the best thing to do is use a GENTLE cleanser. This is advised for all skin types. Anything that doesn't cause irritation, doesn't make your skin feel tight, and doesn't make your skin flaky is gentle.

      And yes, you should exfoliate, at least once a week. Using a moisturizer and a mask is also advised (use the mask once to twice a week)

      Do not use anything too stripping, and nothing too hydrating. Check out websites like makeupalley.com and totalbeauty.com for reviews.

    is it okay for my newborn to have little bumps on her face?
    My newborn is only 9 days old, and she's been getting little bumps on her face which looks like pimples being ready to pop, but they aren't. What is this? Can it be irritation to everything since she isn't used to the outside world yet? Should i worry? They go away, but eventually they keep coming back, especially WHEN I BREASTFEED.

    • ANSWER:
      It is called Milia. My son has them, as well as my newborn daughter. They are very common, and should go away after a while. My son however has them severely all over his legs, arms, cheeks and even his ears. My daughter on the other hand is 3 weeks old, and she has a few on her face. Look them up if you like, but they are very normal, and their is no special treatment for them. If you child gets a fever in addition to the bumps then it may be something else. Milia looks like tiny little white heads. They can show up anywhere on the body, but are most common on the face.

    What are these tiny bumps on my face?
    I woke up this morning with tiny white bumps on the right side of my face, I don't know how it got there I felt somethin last night but I didn't think anything of it please help!!

    • ANSWER:
      Do you think something bit you? or did you have your hand/arm by that area while you slept, or a set your arm/hand on that area a while the day before? Depending on your age you could be on the start of developing "Pimples" they, when infected, can appear like red bumps and when more infected they will contain white puss inside which makes the tips look white. if you think it is a pimple I would try not to touch it at all. (Some times that will make the infection worse) You should probably wash your face and if available use a deep cleanser, or take a paper towel and put a tiny bit of rubbing alcohol on it then gentle get it on the infected area so it will dry out, But be careful! Don't get in eyes or be near flames!! it is flammable. or if it just bothers you to the high extent and you just want to try and get rid of it, you could try this, if it has a white tip take a warm wash cloth and gently take your fingers and squeeze around it trying not to touch your finger nails in the infected area (Which would make it worse because your fingernails contain germs, un-beknown to the eye) and if white puss or a little blood comes out after you squeeze, take the wash cloth and wipe it down. it would also be good to wash your face with a cleanser or if you don't have any, wash it thoroughly with water. Try not to keep on touching the area, for it will only make it worse after that. (I would prefer the first and try the rubbing alcohol, or cleansing it thoroughly and trying to wait it out) to keep them from coming back wash your face regularly and try to keep dirt and your hands and other parts of your body off your face. (the reason is your hands have tons of oils on them that react with your facial skin which causes the infection)

    what are these little tiny bumps on my body?
    I have these little tiny bumps...they look like little pimples that be on your face but instead they are on my upper thigh, my arms, my stomach and somtimes my calves...they appear on my body every once in a while but I don't know where they are coming from...they can be popable because I can pop them and white stuff comes out, but I don't know if I'm suppose to do that...can anyone give me a hint of what these bumps can be?
    No, they do not itch, they are not red...they are plain looking pimples.

    • ANSWER:
      I am not a doctor, so this is just advice. They might me heat bumps. Pay attention when they appear next time. They could be appearing when your body reaches a certain temperature letting you know that you are too hot. Just keep an eye on them and make sure they don't start to itch because that could possible be something else. Never pop the bumps! Because whatever germs are on your hands will then seep into your body and then you might have major things happening. I am not trying to scary you just giving you the facts. Hope this helps :-)

    I think I have clogged pores (they look like goosebumps). How do I get rid of it?
    Tiny bumps on my face especially my nose! I used white eggs before but they gave me pimples

    Also how to turn your skin fairer?

    • ANSWER:

    How to get rid of white heads/clogged pores?
    not zits.
    But i have these tiny little bumps on my cheeks and that's it and i hate them and i have had them since i was little.
    I cleanser my face in the morning and before bed , I use makeup remover wipes to take off my makeup and i exfoliate once a week as well as use a deep cleaning mask once a week.
    What more do i need to do? Any good products i could purchase at a drugstore for white heads? Thank you

    • ANSWER:
      I struggled with something similiar for many years. What I figured out in the end was to avoid using foundation completely. It does not matter how many times you treat your skin in a day. If you wear facial make-up, you'll constantly re-clog your pores. Someone suggested to me at one point to use mineral make up powdered foundation. My skin on my face produces oil during the course of a day. Even mineral make up clogged my skin because it was increasing the oil production on my face. Other than not using foundation products or bronzers etc, you can use tea tree oil. It's sold at health food stores and natural medicine stores usually. I had pore scrubby pads. The stuff kind of burns and if you use it too often, it'll dry out your skin. It really kills what's on your face though. They also sell a facial moisturizer made of tea tree oil. It was awesome. Products you buy in regular stores are usually pumped full of salisic acid which only dries out your skin. Exfoliating your skin needs to be done when your pores are open. Best time for this is while you're in the shower. Use your shampoo to wash your face and use a washcloth to lightly scrub. No more on the shelf exfoliation washes. Do not use facial make up, and using a herbal acne related facial cream during the day should fix your problem and prevent drying out of the skin. I don't suggest using facial masks until you cure the initial problem. At that point, you can focus on shrinkage of pores.

    How do I get rid of white spots on my face?
    They showed up about a week ago and I'm concerned. I don't think I have any disease because nothing runs in our family. It started out as a red bump and then turned into a white spot. It still sort of has a tiny red center, It's so tiny you can barely see it. Can anyone help, I'm 13.

    • ANSWER:
      its called a white head ( like a black head, but not) its just a form of pimple, nothing to be worried about. ( i think, by the way you described it)

      try this. http://reviews.avon.com/5588/39268/reviews.htm

    How do I get rid of the little white bumps beneath my eyes?
    I think they're called milia, and they're like pimples, but they aren't tender and they aren't going away.

    • ANSWER:
      Milia are deep seeded white bumps that form when skin cells become trapped rather than exfoliate naturally. The trapped cells become walled off into tiny cysts that appear like white beads below the surface of the skin.

      Keep away from heavy skin care products.
      Apparently exfoliation is the way to go.One way is to use a gentle exfoliating scrub such as , Peter Thomas Roth Silica Face & Body Polish, MD Formulations Face & Body Scrub, Peter Thomas Roth Botanical Buffing Beads, or Neova Microdermabrasion Scrub. Home microdermabrasion with DermaNew Facial Rejuvenation System or Neutrogena Advanced Solutions At Home MicroDermabrasion System can be highly effective in smoothing out problem skin. At-home facial peels and pads such as MD Skincare Alpha Beta Daily Face Peel - 30 applications, Ellen Lange Retexturizing Peel, Peter Thomas Roth Gentle Complexion Correction Pads or help exfoliate surface skin cells, addressing skin texture. How clean is your skin? The Clarisonic Skin Care Brush uses proprietary sonic technology and a two-way oscillating brush system to safely, deeply cleanse the skin.

    What are these white bumps on my face?
    I have these tiny white bumps under my right eye, but I don't know what they are. I thought they were milia, but then someone told me it could have something to do with my redness on the edge of my nostrils. Does anyone know what this could be? I'm 14 if that matters (: thanks

    • ANSWER:
      Sounds like they are milia. Nothing to do with any redness around your nose.
      Milia are basically blockages of dead skin and oil which gets trapped in your pore. The reason why they are so hard to get out it because they are covered over by a layer of skin over the top of the pore. If you try to squeeze it, it hurts, but nothing comes out because of the layer of skin over the top.

      As gross as it sounds, the skin has to be pricked gently with the tip of a sterile needle to open up a place for the blockage to come out. Once there is an opening, the blockage can be gently squeezed, and it comes out like a little ball or a mini grain of rice. It can leave a little scab for a few days until the skin closes over, so it's important to do it gently and carefully. Using an unclean needle can cause infection, so I recommend putting the needle in some boiling water for a few minutes, or soak it in alcohol (methylated spirits) before you use it to open the skin. You dont need to poke the needle into your skin, just draw the tip of the needle across the side of the bump and open it that way.
      It can be difficult to get them out yourself, so maybe ask your mom to help you, or see if she might take you to a beauty salon to get it done.

      They can be caused by a number of things: having very oily or thick skin, wearing greasy makeup or moisturizing creams around the area. Some people with very dry or sensitive skin get them too, because the oil and sweat glands dont function properly. Some people say that eating too many dairy products can cause it, but that's not proven.

    Does anyone know how to get rid of those tiny white bumps under your eyes called milia?
    I need to get rid of them without going to the doc.

    • ANSWER:
      The key to getting rid of milia is realizing that they have no escape route, those little bumps are trapped under the skin. So, to get them out, you’ll need to have a professional like a dermatologist extract them. You can extract the milia yourself, but this involves risks. You need to ensure that your milia are not symptoms of some underlying disease or illness. Also, if you extract the milia yourself, you may have trouble completely pulling out the cysts, as the removable process may prove too painful. Otherwise, if you are confident with your health and courage, you can cleanse your hands and face. Then wet a cloth with warm water and apply it to your face for a few minutes. Gently apply a sterile needle to the centre of the little white bump to create a tiny opening in the skin. Wrap your thumbs in a clean tissue and, using your thumbs, proceed to gently squeeze the contents of the little white bump out. Finally, cleanse the area of the extracted little white bump with an astringent. In cases when detailed medical information is required you would be advised to contact your doctor or dermatologist.
      Hope this helps
      Matador 89

    What could this rash be on my childs forehead?
    My daughter developed a weird rash on her face for a few days. The bumps were very tiny but there were tons of them. Her face was very pink. Then we noticed a bump developing near her hair line on her forehead. At first it looked like a scar but now it looks bumpy too and it's starting to develop a clearly defined ring. My daughter said that it was itchy and it hurt a little. It doesn't look like ringworm so what else could it be?

    • ANSWER:
      it actually sounds like ringworm- ringworm comes in various forms. for an at home treatment- go to the store and get some selson blue (the dandruff shampoo) put it on twice a day for a few minutes the ingredients in it will kill the ringworm. don't let your daughter touch it or scratch it- it will spread and spread fast. once it starts to die (it will turn white) then start treating the skin with aloe and other moisturizing skin treatments- but still do the selsun blue once a day until it is completely gone. if you really think that is something else maybe an eczema patch or staph infection than see your doctor. eczema can be treated with eucerin (the original- the really thick stuff) and is very common this time of year because of the changing weather. if it is a staph infection than your daughter will need antibiotics and eczema treatment. but honestly- without seeing it- it sounds like ringworm. eczema usually develops in areas like the legs and arms- especially backs of knees and arm crease. ringworm is more common in areas that aren't covered in clothing-like the face. hope that helps

    How do you cook healthy meals for your family?
    I'm Italian, I grew up in a family where food was the center for all events......dinner on the table promtly every night......and it was a complete meal.
    I recognize the value of family dinner, but in order to please us all.....especially the kids......I cook food that tastes really good, but I think we're all getting fatter! I don't fry or make excessively fattening foods, but I cook stuff that tastes good......and let's face it, it's not the healthiest. When I make broccoli for instance, I steam it, and drizzle it with olive oil and bread crumbs and a little salt......that way the kids will eat it, but it's fattening that way!

    How do you cook healthy food that tastes good......I dont' have time for endless recipe books, and I certainly can't cook different things for everyone's tastes.

    • ANSWER:
      With difficulty unfortunately from whichever angle you look at it.

      I'm a Celiac with food sensitivities and that complicates things. No wheat, corn, maize, rice, peas, carrots - the list is endless and that doesn't even cover ketchup/mayo/mustard/pepper which are all forbidden. And for the same reason that we can't cook five separate meals it's a mix and match affair.

      Keep your repertoire simple! Cull the recipes you've got and break down into easiest & quickest, most loved by all, most complex, holiday etc.

      I don't think your treatment of the broccoli is that bad but don't know how it's combined with the rest of the meal. So I'd include it but serve with a protein and salad but skip bread as a serving at that meal.

      I do a fair bit of fake wok cooking. Everything lands up in the "wok" mix up a simple "sauce" - 3/4 cup white wine, bit of salt, a little oil, some honey or sugar no more than 1 TBSP. We've a meal on the table in 15 minutes after a rough day at work.

      Or I'll slap slow cooking stuff either in the old crock pot or the oven. Same idea: meats and veg served with a salad.

      I've found that roasting the veggies in the oven under the broiler helps add "taste". Cubed cooks faster - light dusting of salt and a pinch of sugar, light drizzle of olive oil and thump in for 30 - 45 minutes. (Keep an eye on them).

      There's always steaming but I never got into this one. (I have to drown it in melted butter!)

      Our meat choices tend to fluctuate with income and where we are in the pay check cycle. But my staples are: 1. Lean bacon for flavouring - grilled and crumbled after mopping all the excess oil off with paper. 2. Beef. 3. Turkey - usually the dark meats which are cheaper in the store and cook nicely in the wok. 4. Salmon. 5. Venison. 6. Eggs - so versatile and I'm a wiz at souffle's never had a failure in 33 years. (Eggs absorb the flavour of truffles easily so a nice little truffle does double duty with 1/2 doz eggs in a sealed container in the fridge and adds a sense of luxe when the eggs are scrambled or omletted).

      I cut down on the amount of sugar and salt in the recipes and bump up the herbs. Select parmesan rather than cheddar and cut down that way on some of the calories. Cut down on the bread stuff and servings - it's important and a fabulous carb but you don't need more than one serving per day.

      Um ... I do have some rules, shuffle feet ... I don't allow more than one cola beverage a week, there are home made juice options and syrups I boil up to be mixed with water. Pure water is always on hand, tea, coffee and herb tissanes. I don't allow ice creams or serve it more than once a month.

      We seldom have commercial gooey stuff and because of my condition, cakes and biscuites don't feature much - hell you ever tried to bake a cake with buckwheat? Man! You could knock the burglar out with it! I'll buy or make coconut macaroons or meringues - a couple of small servings goes far.

      Candies are a treat and thankfully the kids opt for fruit or yoghurts. We didn't allow them these goodies when they were real tiny which helped.

      It's not a fancy diet, good bit of work making bread substitues all the time, relies on some prep time starting from scratch and fresh herbs for flavour.

      We live in Britain now and the amount of sweetners & sugars in things is scary. But I've lost 3 stone in weight over 18 months this way, about 45lbs mostly as a reaction to eliminating wheat from my diet. But the family mantained theirs pretty much.

    How do I make these bumps go away?
    I always pick at everything on my chest(aka tiny little white heads that I pop and they become red and take two weeks to disappear.....I've stopped picking though) and I was wondering if I rub lotions or creams on them will they go away quicker? Or if I dry them out with baby powder or something like that? Or is there no way to clear them up?

    • ANSWER:
      Try washing your chest as you would your face. Use a good cleanser, then use an astringent like stridex or something like that. Using lotion may make them worse, unless it's an oil-free lotion.

    How do you stop stressing about imperfections in your appearance?
    Recently I've been noticing tiny imperfections with my appearance and I've been kinda depressed about it. Previously it was some little white marks on my teeth, and not I just noticed a little bump I've had on the side of my ear for my entire life.

    I just hate these things and knowing they will never change upsets me. How do you get over this?
    Dwight - Yes, I am.

    • ANSWER:
      there are several methods, one is to gauge out your eyeballs so you won't see,
      or just stick your face in the fire until you get some nice burn scars, then a little bump and a white spot will be the least of your worries ..

      Now on a serious note,being depressed over something like that is pretty pointless, you know you can't change it, and EVERYONE has some of those, Nobody is perfect, and believe me nobody besides your really notices..

      i have bumps on my ears, and i have a small dent on my head, when i was born a nurse accidentally pushed her thumb in, since then its a bald spot.
      it doesn't bother me in the least, its something stupid i can show/tell people :))

      think of it like this, those little defects make you unique, they make you .. YOU.

    How can i get rid of hair, do you think this is ok?
    I found a bottle of epil-stop, i think its called and i wanted to get rid of some hair you know around my genital area but it says not to use there or anywhere but the face. Like your cheeks and thats it. I want to know if it would be fine to use there, i mean whats the worst that can happen, it was meant to get rid of hair.

    • ANSWER:
      i found this when i googled "can epil-stop be used for bikini area"
      there are loads of answers and information but i found a few which dont think the product epil-stop is any good for removing hair down there
      by the way this is a bloke who,s used the epil-stop

      After reading the review and some of the previous comments, I can see why I found Epil-Stop at the dollar store.

      Actually, at the dollar store I found the Epil-Stop & Spray 6-piece kit (I guess the 6th piece was the instructions page) and the Epil-Stop & Silk mousse-like foam spray. I figured that for a buck each, it wouldn't be any big loss if they don't work.

      My particular trial was on the pubic area, which is the thickest hair on my body plus I hate pubic hair. I tried these two products side by side to test skin sensitivity; the foam for the minimum 6 minutes and the spray for 5 minutes (4-5, maximum 8 minutes, according to directions). I used the damp cloth to rub them both away, as instructed.

      The spray side made absolutely no difference in amount of hair; in fact, I didn't see even one hair on the damp cloth. The foam side worked a little better, removing about half the hair down to the skin and the rest being shortened to the length of a 2-day stubble. After these results I went online to search for the regular retail price, which helped me find this review. In the next couple days I'll try these both again with the maximum time and see if there's any better results.

      Want to know the best product for hair removal? [Pubic, anyway.] It's called Magic Shaving Powder and it's found in the black men's hair care section of the store. It's a powder that gets mixed with a little water to make a paste. That is spread on the hair to be removed, and then when time's up the hair is scraped away with some spatula-like utensil ( use a thin flexible plastic ruler). That leaves you smoother than you can get with a razor, and the best part is that there is no red bumps from irritation as the hair grows back out the folicle surface. The last time I used it I left it on for 10 minutes and applied it to the pubic area, scrotum, perineum, buttocks, and anal area, all with no irritation or discomfort except for this one tiny itch that felt like one of the hairs was being tugged on by tweezers. My use so far has been with the regular strength (white can), but I plan to try the super strength (black can with gold printing)

    What are these white bumps under eye?
    This girl I know has them, and I kind of don't want to ask, "Hey, what is that?" But since I've seen them on her, I've noticed them on many other people too. They're small little white bumps under her eyes. What could they be? I have one, too, (only one, under my left eye) but it's skin color so it's not noticeable.

    • ANSWER:
      They are called Milia cysts. They are tiny white bumps (almost like deep whiteheads) that develop on the face (often around the eyes) at any age. They are benign and can be quickly and painlessly removed or extracted by dermatologists.

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