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Treating Keratosis Pilaris

Doing These 5 Things Can Help Control Keratosis Pilaris

Posted by Allison Kelly on

Doing These 5 Things Can Help Control Keratosis Pilaris

Even though Keratosis Pilaris does not cause any physical harm, it can be quite the nuisance. Those tiny red bumps can have a serious impact on self esteem. While there isn’t a definitive cure, there are many things that you can do to reduce the appearance of those bumps. Here are 5 everyday things that you can do to smooth your arms and clear up your keratosis pilaris! Don’t Take Hot Showers The hotter that your shower is, the more drying it will be to your skin. Keep your showers/baths at a warm, but not hot temperature to reduce irritation...

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Is This ONE Thing Making Your KP Worse?

Posted by Allison Kelly on

Is This ONE Thing Making Your KP Worse?

Keratosis Pilaris is caused by an overproduction of keratin, a natural protein in the skin. The keratin traps the hair follicles in the pore, causing those annoying red bumps on the skin. While there is no specific cure for keratosis pilaris, some people have found that dietary changes can improve bumps and give them smoother, clearer skin! Dairy is one of the most common culprits of flaring KP bumps. Even though we all love our cheese and ice cream, it may be beneficial to your skin to remove it from your diet! Keratosis Pilaris may be exacerbated by an inability...

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Your Questions About Keratosis Pilaris, Answered

Posted by Kristen Creed on

Your Questions About Keratosis Pilaris, Answered

Keratosis Pilaris is a skin condition that affects more people than you might think. What causes it? How is Keratosis Pilaris treated? And how can KP Elements help? Check out the handy infographic below to answer all of those questions and more!    If you have Keratosis Pilaris, don't wait to get it under control. Be ready for spring weather and tank tops by getting started with KP Elements today! 

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3 Things that Can Cause KP to Flare Up

Posted by Allison Kelly on

3 Things that Can Cause KP to Flare Up

Though keratosis pilaris has no effect on overall health, it can be quite the nuisance for those who suffer from this condition. Keratosis pilaris can cause individuals to be self-conscious about exposing their arms, legs, and other affected areas. For those with the condition, it may help to understand what can cause those little red bumps to flare up — and how you can avoid it. Not Getting Enough Vitamins Vitamins are part of a foundation for healthy, soft skin. If you are not getting enough Vitamins A and K in your diet, you may be seeing some of the...

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Are These Bumps Razor Burn or Keratosis Pilaris?

Posted by Allison Kelly on

Are These Bumps Razor Burn or Keratosis Pilaris?

If there are tiny bumps on your legs, your first assumption may be that it is simply razor burn from shaving your legs. However, that may not be the case. Little red bumps on your legs can also be caused by Keratosis Pilaris, the buildup of keratin which traps hair follicles in the pore. While these bumps can look similar, there are some ways to tell them apart. A doctor is the only one who can tell you definitively, but we have compiled a list of signs and symptoms that can help you determine whether your bumps are KP or razor burn....

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