Get Rid Of Small Bumps/Milia On Face Naturally

small bumps/millia on face quickly
get rid of small bumps/millia on face naturally

Small bumps on the face, not acne? You can get rid of all types of small bumps on your face and forehead naturally and permanently with home remedies that are discussed below. Small bumps/millia are often the result of blocked/clogged pores. Pores of the skin are usually clogged due to excessive oil, dirt, and impurities. Scroll down to know everything about small on the fact that you need to know to fix naturally without harming your skin. 

What Are The Small Bumps On Face That Are Not Acne?

Read below to know what types of bumps you have to get rid of at home naturally. 

  1. Acne

Forehead acne can appear as tiny bumps. Following are the causes of acne:

Comedones. When dead skin cells block your pores, it forms bumps on your skin. This is called comedonal acne. Closed comedones are whiteheads, and blackheads are open ones.

Papules. If your pores become further inflamed they can form larger bumps called papules.

Pustules. These are red papules with pus on the top.

Other types of acne bumps include nodules and cysts, but these are usually larger.

  1. Milia

Milia are small white bumps that occur when dead skin cells are trapped in pockets under the skin’s surface.

Typically, milia affect newborns, but children and adults can have affected too.  

  1. Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin disease that causes redness and bumps. 

  1. Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis happens when your skin touches a substance that causes a rash. 

  1. Folliculitis

Small forehead bumps with pus may be caused by folliculitis. 

  1. Ringworm

Tiny bumps might be a sign of ringworm. Ringworm is a type of fungal infection and causes a ring-shaped rash. 

You can also get ringworm by touching a person having ringworm or something they’ve used. 

Small Bumps On Face Home Remedies 

Follow the steps that are mentioned below to get rid of it naturally.

Steam / Exfoliation / Face Pack 

Step 1  Steam

  • Wash your face with the cleanser. 
  • Now start taking steam. 
  • Take a pan and add water to boil.
  • Add cloves (4-5) and cinnamon stick. 
  • Allow it to boil for few minutes. 
  • Switch off the flame. 
  • Cover your head and steam 
  • Steam for 5 minutes, rest and again steam for 5 minutes. 
  • Step 1 is complete. 
  • Steam your face twice a week. 

Step 2  Exfoliation

  • Right after steaming, exfoliate your face. 
  • Make your own scrub to exfoliate your skin. 

Homemade Scrub

  • Cinnamon powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Rice powder (1 teaspoon)
  • Honey (2 tablespoons)
  • Mix all the ingredients well. 
  • Apply on your face. 
  • Scrub for 3-4 minutes gently. 
  • Make sure not to press your finger against your face. 
  • Wash it off with luke warm water. 
  • Exfoliate your face twice or thrice a week. 

Step 3 Face Pack

Homemade face pack

  • Neem/mint powder or paste (1 tablespoon)
  • Fuller’s earth/bentonite clay/ kaolin clay (1 tablespoon)
  • Lemon juice (1 teaspoon)
  • Apple cider vinegar optional (½ teaspoon)
  • Mix all the ingredients well to form a paste. 
  • Apply on your face. 
  • Let it dry completely. 
  • Wash it off. 
  • If your skin is dry you can replace fuller’s earth to gram flour/chick pea flour. 
  • Apply face pack thrice a week. 

Prevention Of Small Bumps On Face 

Follow all three steps that are mentioned above to get rid of all types of bumps on the face.

To prevent these following things you should keep in your mind:

  • Wash your makeup before going to sleep. 
  • Choose a cleanser according to your skin type.
  • Apply sunscreen and other skin-care products according to your skin type.
  • Moisturize your face daily. 
  • Exfoliate twice a week. 
  • Often wash your makeup brushes. 
  • Change your pillow cases often. 
  • Apply face pack thrice a week. 
  • Don’t touch your face often. 
  • Take a well-balanced diet. 
  • Drink plenty of water. 
  • Check expiry dates of your skin care products before applying on your face. 


Small bumps are often the result of blocked/clogged pores and they can be treated by following 3 steps. The steam then exfoliates and finally applies a face pack to get rid of bumps from the face naturally. Keep your face clean and dry all the time to prevent new bumps to form.