Keratosis Pilaris are red bumps on certain parts of the body that feel rough. It looks a bit like goosebumps. The bumps are caused by blockage of the small hairs by excess keratin. Keratin ensures, among other things, that the skin waterproof and tough.
The condition is not dangerous and is therefore called a cosmetic condition. So do no need to panic, but understandable if you want to get rid of it. This is possible with the following tips.
- So the bumps often occur in people with dry skin. Hence it is good to keep in the places where it is bothering you. Skin good fat Do this with a nice fat body butter. Preferably with shea butter or cocoa.
- It also helps to exfoliate1 or 2 times a week. Do this with a scrub oil-based. This brings extra moisture in the skin.
Above solutions do not help? Then you can go one step up and handle the bumps with an exfoliant (a product that dead skin cells from the skin removed). This product contains fruit and / or lactic acids, which help to clogging of the house loosen. Brands like Clinique, Clarins and REN sell these products.
Check the labels of your products are always as good as possible. Avoid perfume and alcohol. Those are ingredients that dry out the skin and that is what you want to avoid. The best take products where the ingredient Niacinamide in it, this component does the same as an exfoliant. Are not you sure? Ask the pharmacist for advice.