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Healthy Eating and Keratosis Pilaris

Keratosis Pilaris is a relatively common skin condition often referred to as chicken skin. Hard red bumps appear on the skin’s surface, usually on the outer arms and thighs and for those who suffer from this condition there is unfortunately no known cure. Treatments for keratosis pilaris are many and despite laser treatment and various moisturising lotions the results are generally minimal. The symptoms of KP mimic those of goose bumps but they are actually caused by a build up of keratin that then clogs the hair […]

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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 […]

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