Controlling Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris FAQs

What Causes Keratosis Pilaris?

Keratosis pilaris is a relatively common skin condition characterised by reddish rough bumps typically found on the outer arms, […]

Living with Keratosis

Keratosis Pilaris Treatments

Skin HydrationTreatment for Keratosis Pilaris

Lack of moisture can result in the skin’s condition becoming worse, particularly for those who suffer from keratosis pilaris. The cold winter months are those in which anyone with this skin condition will want to keep their skin as hydrated as possible or be faced with inflammation of the skin that they will be desperate to cover up. Since the winter weather is drier, those parts of the body exposed to the elements such as the hands and face are prone to exaggerated symptoms of keratosis pilaris. […]

Natural Treatments for Keratosis Pilaris

Traditional treatment for keratosis consists of moisturizing or keratolytic remedies. These may include urea, lactic acid, salicylic acid or topical retinoids. Although these treatments have been around for many years they are not always effective and for many sufferers of KP there is no real improvement seen in the appearance of the skin. Because keratosis pilaris is a skin condition which generally affects those body parts most visible, such as the outer arms, there is a need to find a cure for more cosmetic reasons. Women in […]