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How To Treat Keratosis Pilaris: 4 Effective Things You Can Do Right Now

Lisa Cohen Lee

Tags blemish, How to, keratosis pilaris, Skin Concerns, skincare

Those annoying chicken-skin bumps on your arms? They may be keratosis pilaris, a genetic skin condition that pops up when dry skin particles accumulate in the hair follicle, and is mostly found on the legs, upper thighs and arms. If you’ve got it, it’s not harmful, just exceptionally ugly, and has probably made you want to cover up even in record high temps. Though you can’t cure it entirely, you can have smoother skin so it’s way less noticeable. Read on for our plan on how to treat keratosis pilaris before summer slips away: 1. Exfoliate away- Sure, it’s obvious, but...