What Your Answers to our Skin Care Questionnaire Have Taught Us about Keratosis Pilaris

What your Answers to our Skin Care Questionnaire have taught us about Keratosis Pilaris | KPKids.net

The results are in! Your helpful responses have taught us volumes about what you, as a parent of a child with keratosis pilaris, are struggling with and how you're treating this often-frustrating skin condition. In January of 2017, we asked readers about their experience with their child's keratosis pilaris, what clears it up, what makes it worse, and what they want to try in the future to improve their skin long-term. We left

Recommended Products for Children with KP: 5 – 8 years

smiling kids with KP | www.kpkids.net

Our children become more independent every year, and managing the health of their skin becomes very important during the ages of 5 - 8 years. But how do you teach them the basics of good skin care at this age?       Show them daily. Establish good habits from the beginning and your child will feel more comfortable taking care of their sensitive skin. Opt for shorter showers over long baths. Studies have shown that

Can Keratosis Pilaris be completely cured?

Can Keratosis Pilaris be Completely Cured? | KPKids.net

As anyone with Keratosis Pilaris knows, the search for a treatment and cure can be exhausting. But what many don't understand is that Keratosis Pilaris is an inherited skin condition.  The recommended treatments for KP are only for the *temporary* relief of symptoms and must be used continuously to see improvement. The treatment plan recommended by your child's doctor or dermatologist should be maintained on a regular basis to ensure the best results

5 Things NOT to do for Kids with Keratosis Pilaris

5 Things NOT to do for Kids with Keratosis Pilaris | KPKids.net

If you have a child with keratosis pilaris, eczema (atopic dermatitis) or sensitive skin condition, you've probably read quite a bit online about what to do to treat your child's skin. From creams to scrubs, and vitamins to allergy medicines... You've likely been bombarded with hundreds of methods to try. We're talking about keratosis pilaris tips, products and advice daily in our Facebook group, KP Collective (you can join for free!). But what should you

Treating Keratosis Pilaris in Babies: 0 – 24 months

Treating Keratosis Pilaris in Babies & Infants | KPKids.net

Our babies have our hearts and we certainly don't want to see them uncomfortable from the symptoms of keratosis pilaris. While many children may not show symptoms of keratosis pilaris until 2 years of age, some kids show sign of KP as early as infancy. Dry or irritated skin can be very uncomfortable for our tiniest family members who can't yet tell us what may be bothering them. By far, the #1

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