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Here's How To Remove These Little White Balls Under Your Eyes

Here's How To Remove These Little White Balls Under Your Eyes

Do you know or do you have these little white balls that often form under the eyes or around the nose? They are called grains of milium and their appearance concerns several people. But what is a grain of milium?

The grains of milium are small white buttons not dangerous but not very aesthetic because often they bud in cluster under the eyes. They are in fact totally harmless mycrokysts containing dead cells that often disappear on their own. However, some people who find them rather unsightly prefer to get rid of them by exfoliating their skin with scrubs or consulting a dermatologist.

Remove These Little White Balls Under Your Eyes

Symptoms and causes of the appearance of the grains of milium

The small white balls that appear under your eyes or around the nose and resemble micro-cysts are quite benign found in the natural formation of dead cells called corneocytes rich in keratin that are poorly removed and trapped under the epidermis. For this specific case, we can speak of a so-called primary miln acne that is more common in babies. In the case of a so-called secondary milium, they appear more generally in the adult after a long and regular exposure to the sun or following the frequent use of creams containing steroids.

Precautions and treatments to remove the grains of milium

There are various ways to use to promote the elimination of micro-cysts that are grains of milium. The scrubs adapted to a delicate and sensitive area will increase the cell regeneration process to remove dead skin more quickly and effectively. By performing gentle and non-aggressive scrubs for the skin on the affected area, you will manage to release the accumulated dead cells and thus promote the disappearance of these small ugly white pimples.

There are even more natural ways to remove the small ugly white pimples:

A natural disinfectant, the antibacterial and antifungal action of tea tree oil compresses the growth of the grains of milium and favors the disappearance of bacteria gradually causing the elimination of grains. Just dilute a few drops of this essential oil in a little water or oil support and soak a cotton. Then apply it on the affected area

Antiseptic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, fenugreek leaves are also indicated to act on the elimination of grains of milium. Crush fenugreek leaves and add a little water until you obtain a malleable paste. Apply it for a quarter of an hour then rinse with cold water.

By applying a tea bag used under your eyes and because of its astringent properties, you will see the presence of microcysts gradually fade.
Aloe vera, also known to be generally used as a skincare, also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that can act on the gradual elimination of the grains of milium. Applying it regularly gives interesting results.

* Castor oil being an antibacterial oil and anti-sebum will promote the disappearance of bacteria and the formation of dead cells at the origin of the grains of milium. Use it every night using 1/2 teaspoon of this oil. Massage the eye area in circular motions until absorbed.

Steam can also help you eliminate mycroysts by dilating skin pores and at the same time removing dead skin cells.

Other natural remedies exist to promote the disappearance of grains of milium, but in all cases, it is important to take certain precautions to reduce the appearance. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and protect the skin well in case of even brief exposure. Creams and cosmetics that are too fat or contain steroids should be avoided to prevent the appearance of grains. Their disappearance occurring most cases of course, it is not recommended to scratch or pierce them, you would only aggravate the case by causing a risk of infection.

As a last resort, to remove these small undesirable buttons, you can also consult a dermatologist who will perform an excision using a sterilized needle.

* Tea tree oil if used pure on the skin, can sometimes cause a skin reaction.

* Because of its laxative and purgative actions, castor oil must exclusively be used externally.