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

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

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

What is Keratosis Pilaris (also known as “KP”)?

Treating Keratosis Pilaris in Babies & Infants | KPKids.net

What is this dermatological condition called Keratosis Pilaris? Keratosis Pilaris is a common skin condition diagnosed in approximately 40% of the population.  So if you or your child have KP, you are certainly not alone! It is characterized by tiny bumps on the skin, usually found on the outer areas of the upper arms, thighs, and cheeks (often referred to as "chicken skin"). The bumps give a sandpaper-like texture to the skin in

Treating Keratosis Pilaris in Adults


We've tested many products to treat keratosis pilaris through the years, and have come across our favorites through trial and error. These are some of our favorite products for caring for keratosis pilaris, eczema and dry skin in adults...   Recommended Products for Adults with KP