How to successfully treat Keratosis Pilaris in just a few weeks
If you’ve noticed small, rough bumps on the back of your arms or upper legs that never seem to go away, it's likely you have a skin condition called Keratosis Pilaris. KP is a build-up of dead skin that clogs hair follicles and creates those tiny red bumps. It's extremely common, with many women and men experience it. Although it is completely harmless, many people want to get rid of KP for a smoother skin texture and appearance.
The team at Tribe are well-versed in everything skincare, so we've saved you the
research and put together the most effective tips on how to diminish KP's
appearance, as well as some advice on how to avoid it returning.
Treating a flare-up of Keratosis Pilaris
When you notice your KP is more visible, it's time to give your skin some love!
At Tribe, we use fruit enzymes to target the surface of the skin by
encourage natural shedding. This helps to unclog and clear out any build-up.
'Smoothing Body Moisturiser' is packed with fruit enzymes to treat the
appearance of KP while leaving your skin glowing and soft.
Keeping the area well-moisturised can help prevent future build-up so ensure you are moisturising the area at least once a day.
Preventing future Keratosis Pilaris flare-ups
Getting into the habit of moisturising is key to ensure your KP stays away once treated. Your skin will naturally become more dry in the colder months do you may need to moisturiser twice a day.
Exfoliation is just as important and should be done a few times a week. When
bathing or showering, use lukewarm water and avoid rubbing your skin too harshly because this can irritate your skin more and prolong any appearance of KP. Just gently remove the top layer of dead skin with light rubbing. We recommend our 2-in-1 Resurfacing Exfoliator which is suitable to use all on your body too
Taking these small steps every day can reduce the appearance of KP and leave your skin feeling soft and looking smooth in no time.