Of all of the areas of the body that you can get keratosis pilaris outbreaks and symptoms, one of the most aggravating has to be having KP on your face. Unlike your arms and legs, which you can easily hide, you face is your calling card. I doubt you want to walk around with a ski mask on all day, so what can someone with keratosis pilaris on their face do to hopefully clear up their out breaks?
Above is a man with an average keratosis pilaris outbreak on his face, while below is a kid who has a somewhat “bumpy” case of KP on his cheeks. Notice that the bumps are much more pronounced then in the average case of keratosis pilaris.
A couple of things that can help greatly when combined with a proper keratosis pilaris treatment plan are exfoliating your face everyday and using a facial soap that good for KP (especially soaps that contain moisturizers, the more natural the better). Avoid any soaps that tend to dry out the skin.
Th above photo is of a woman with a somewhat milder form of KP on the face. Someone with skin similar to the above patient could benefit greatly from moisturizing facial cleaners combined with a daily routine of gentle exfoliation.learn more about it here.Recently, an all natural treatment for keratosis pilaris has been getting a lot of national media attention. Many people are attributing their being KP free to this new system, which uses commonly available ingredients that can be bought at any grocery store. You can learn more about it here.