Recommended Products for Children with KP: 5 – 8 years

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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

How this $10 Lotion has Improved my Kids’ Keratosis Pilaris

How this $10 Lotion Dramatically Improved my Kids' Keratosis Pilaris | KPKids.net

After having three children in nine years, each with their own sensitive skin issues, I began to believe that I had tried every product, treatment and method available to clear up my kids' skin (maybe not all, but close). Our children have dealt with keratosis pilaris, eczema, lichen striatus and extremely dry skin for years and finding a solution has been been exhausting. So when I found a lotion that made

What causes Keratosis Pilaris in children?

What Causes Keratosis Pilaris in Children? | KPKids.net

Keratosis pilaris (ker-uh-TOE-sis pih-LAIR-is) is a common, harmless skin condition that causes dry, rough patches and tiny bumps, usually on the upper arms, thighs, cheeks or buttocks.  The bumps generally don't hurt or itch, but can become unsightly or embarrassing to young children and teens. But what causes keratosis pilaris in children? Keratosis pilaris is a hereditary condition, which means your child likely inherited the condition from their mother or father.  If you

If I have it, will my child develop Keratosis Pilaris?

If I Have Keratosis Pilaris, Will my Kids Have KP too? | KPKids.net

While keratosis pilaris is thought to be a genetic skin disorder, not all children will inherit this skin condition from their parents. However, your child is more likely to develop keratosis pilaris if they have any of the following: Close blood relatives who have keratosis pilaris Asthma Dry skin Eczema Hay fever If the bumps on your child's skin bother them (or you), applying one of the following treatments can help reduce the itchiness and

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

Sensitive Skin Care for Teens | KidSkin Frothy Facial Skin Cleanser

KidSkin Gentle Frothy Facial Skin Cleanser | KPKids.net

KidSkin was recommended to us recently by a friend with a teen, tween and toddler in their home. The teen was dealing with rosacea. The tween had keratosis pilaris. ... and the family raved about how their kids really liked this sulfate & fragrance-free frothy cleanser from KidSkin.  Both a gentle and an oily skin formula is available. Let us know if you've tried it and your thoughts! Find it here --> http://amzn.to/1SP9I3r

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