View Full Version : Home remedy for preventing Keratosis Pilaris on face

05-04-2010, 06:06 AM
Exfoliation and moisturization are the most effective ways to keep keratosis pilaris under control. In this regard, one can get significant benefits from using lotions that contain alpha hydroxy acids and beta hydroxy acids. Even the moisturizers with urea and propylene glycol can provide significant relief in this skin condition, by helping to soften the rough skin patches. People with this skin condition should take every possible measures to ensure that their skin does not dry out, especially during the winter days. Hence, they should avoid using harsh soaps or cleansers, and always keep the area well moisturized. the skin. Using a humidifier in the room can help to prevent excessive dryness of the skin.

Lactic acid is an effective natural remedy for keratosis pilaris on face. Milk contains lactic acid and hence, using curd or yogurt on the affected area can improve the condition. Otherwise, you can go for the creams or lotion that contain lactic acid. You can also mix sugar and sour cream to make your natural exfoliator for removing the dead cells from the area affected by keratosis pilaris. Even coconut oil can prove quite beneficial for reducing the symptoms of keratosis pilaris on face. The ideal way to use it is to gently rub some coconut oil on the affected area, before taking shower and then rinse off the excess oil. Another home remedy that can be used is raw apple cider vinegar. Just dip a cotton ball in cider vinegar and then gently apply on the affected area of the skin.