'In order to treat the spots, you need to be able to identify them first', says Chelsee. Colourless bumps, which are usually hard but can feel angry, are often a result of hormonal changes such as the beginning your menstrual cycle or stopping the contraceptive pill. ‘Red spots under the skin can be due to eating too many acidic fruits like berries’ says Chelsee, while congestion in the form of white lumps (known as milia) can be caused by a build up of sebum (usually caused by inadequate cleansing) or too much dairy.
How to get rid of spots under the skin
There are few things in life more frustrating than spots under the skin. Okay, okay, so we know we’re not supposed to squeeze our spots but when they’re taunting you with their presence and threatening to make an appearance from underneath the surface of your skin? Well, it’s all we can do to stop ourselves, frankly. Luckily we’ve got the intel to help, plus the lowdown on how to tackle them and how to stop them reoccurring. Read on to discover what facialist and expert spot-sapper Chelsee Lewis, facialist has to say…
By Georgia Day