How to Get Rid of Keratosis Pilaris in 3 Easy Steps
by Shari Azama |
What do you call it when it looks like chicken skin but it's not?
Okay, maybe not one of the greatest joke ever told, but whether you call it chicken skin, goose flesh, or strawberry legs, if you have Keratosis Pilaris (KP), you probably hate it and want to know how to get rid of it!
If that's you, then keep on reading to discover the three easy steps to overcome KP.
So what exactly is KP?
In a nutshell, it's a build up of dead skin cells around the hair follicle that clump together and form a bump.
The most common areas that people tend to develop it are on the back of the arms, legs, and butt cheeks (and for children you may see it on their face cheeks).
KP is a very common condition — at least 40% of all people have KP at some point in their lives.
But just because it's common, it doesn't mean that we have to live with it.
If you're ready to be KP-less and have baby-smooth skin, follow these three easy steps consistently to reduce or eliminate your KP!
Step 1: Exfoliate, exfoliate, exfoliate!
Exfoliate every other day to everyday using multiple forms of exfoliation
Use exfoliating gloves to help scrub off the excess skin cells