Do you have bumps on your face and neck – but they’re not acne?
As it turns out, a lot of people suffer from different variations of these bumps. The most common of these are small, hard bumps are known as “milia” – and they’re often mistaken for whiteheads. Instead, they’re tiny protein-filled cysts that form when dead skin cells get trapped underneath new skin.
Other skin bumps include keratosis pilaris, which occurs when keratin builds up in pores and eventually clogs hair follicles. These hard bumps are usually red in appearance, which is why many people refer to them as “chicken skin.”
No matter what kinds of bumps are plaguing your skin, there are multiple treatments out there that can help you get the smooth, picture-perfect skin you’re looking for. At Awaken Aesthetics in Torrance, CA, we offer the following treatments for bumps on the face and neck:
- Creams: Some bumps respond well to cream medications, especially ones that contain retinol. Prescription-strength retinol can slough away dead skin, which is key to eliminating the bumps trapped underneath.
- Injectable Medications: Cortizone injections are excellent solutions for cyst-like bumps, especially those that don’t seem to respond […]