By Damilola Faustino
Milia are tiny white bumps which usually appear on the face, neck, eyes, eyelids, lips or chest. They are commonly known as milk spots, and they occur when keratin gets trapped under the surface of the skin. People of all ages can develop milk spots. Here are whole remedies to get rid of milk spots.
Tea tree oil
Mix 5 drops of tea tree oil with 5 drops of coconut oil. Using a cotton ball apply this mixture to the affected area. Allow it to work for 10-15 minutes before using lukewarm water to rinse it off. Do this 1-2 times daily to get effective results.
Blend together 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar and honey, and 3 tbsp of oatmeal. Apply the paste on the troubled area and allow it to dry for 5-10 minutes. Use lukewarm water to rinse it off. Use this home remedy 1-2 times a day for effective results.
For this homemade scrub, combine 2 tbsp of sugar, half tsp of lemon juice and 1 tsp of olive oil. Gently scrub the affected skin with the mixture and let it sit on your skin for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water.
Apply even layer of raw honey onto the affected areas. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes before washing off. You must do this once daily for a few weeks.
Apple cider vinegar
Add a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar to a tablespoon of water. Mix well and apply it to the affected area. Let it dry for 15 minutes before washing it off.
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