The tiny, colourless bumps on the forehead are not rashes or pimples, but are but are pores that are clogged. Forehead bumps can be caused by the accumulation of dead skin cells, a side effect of a particular skin care product, build-up of oil or other skin debris or dandruff. They can also occur as a result of pollution or a debris build-up on an oily scalp. The last can also be part of a seborrheic dermatitis, a common skin ailment of the scalp and characterized by red, itchy rashes with flaky scales.

Treatment for forehead bumps is not invasive and just requires application of certain creams and peels in the clinic.