White Spots

What Are White Spots?

The most common types of white spots tend to be whiteheads, pimples or closed comedones, all of which can be a sign of mild acne. In other cases they might be milia or another type of skin growth that will need diagnosis.

Whiteheads occur when oils, dead skin cells and other bacteria collects in the pores of your skin, creating a blockage. As a result, a white spot appears and the surrounding skin can also become quite inflamed. It's important not to pick or squeeze these spots, as this can result in the spot becoming worse or scarring.

Milia are tiny (1-2mm) cysts filled with keratin, a type of protein within the skin. They develop under the top layer of the skin and can often appear around the eyes, nose or on the cheeks and don't have the same inflammation as whiteheads. There are two main types: Primary milia are formed directly from trapped keratin; Secondary milia form after something clogs the ducts leading to the skin surface, usually after a trauma to the skin, such as an injury or burn.

At sk:n we offer the most advanced technology and treatments on the market to target white spots. We offer a free consultation with a medical practitioner and a highly personalised treatment plan for you for clear skin.

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Treatments For White Spots

We offer a number of treatment options for white spots. To choose the best plan for you for noticeable results, we highly recommend you attend a free, no obligation consultation. During your free consultation your medical practitioner might discuss:

Medical Grade Peels

Peels help by exfoliating the top layers of skin, speeding up skin turnover and preventing pores from becoming clogged. Our peels vary in strength and include Salicylic, Jessner, Pyruvic and Glycolic options.



Milia sufferers can opt for a procedure to remove the lumps of protein or debris that have hardened under the skin. This is most commonly done with a sterilised needle and then carefully extracting the milia.


Specialist Clinical Products

In conjunction with leading chemists in Europe and the US, our research and development team has formulated proven, patented products to be topically applied to the skin for the treatment of white spots to maximise treatment results.


Isolaz Blue Light Treatment

The world's first aesthetic acne technology to purify your skin both inside and out. Treatment combines innovative broadband light to thermally destroy spot-causing bacteria and reduce facial redness, with a pore cleansing vacuum to loosen and extract white spots and excess oil from deep within your pores. It is quick enough to fit into a lunch break, requires no downtime and 100 per cent of clients reported it as a painless way to treat white spots in our recent study. Clients find their skin feels refreshed afterwards and has a healthy, radiant glow.


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