How to get rid of keratosis pilaris

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If you’d like to learn how to get rid of keratosis pilaris or chicken bump skin, there are a few ingredients you’ll need.

Watch the video and follow my step-by-step keratosis pilaris treatment instructions!

What causes keratosis pilaris (skin keratosis)?

Chicken bump skin happens when the hair follicles can’t get out from under the dermis and subcutaneous fat layer of the skin.

So the skin (epidermis) grows over that and you create a very sand paper like surface on the back of the arms, back of the thighs, and between the thighs and buttocks.

How to get rid of keratosis pilaris

How to get rid of keratosis pilaris

So if you want to learn how to get rid of keratosis pilaris, you’ll need to use this scrub consistently:

1. Take 1 cup of sea salt
2. Add 1/2 cup of grape seed oil
3. Add 1 tablespoon grapefruit essential oil
4. Mix well to make a scrub
5. Put the scrub in a tupperware container and place in the shower
6. While showering, use the paste to wash the chicken bump skin areas
7. Towel dry
8. On the days you don’t use the scrub use a lactic acid based lotions or a Alpha Hydroxy based lotion. Both lotions prevent the epidermis from growing over the hair follicles



Facts about Sea Salt and skin care:

Many people make use of sea salt when cooking but did you know that it also has benefits that can help your skin?

Sea salt has provided therapeutic effects for the skin since ancient times.

This type of salt is comprised of the perfect mixture and balance of magnesium, potassium, calcium chloride and bromides. Magnesium has been successful in battling the effects of stress, fluid retention, anti aging, as well as balancing the nervous system. As we age, the human body becomes more prone to water retention, circulation problems, in addition to brittle bones and nails, calcium helps in this fight.

Are you the type of person that constantly fight skin hydration problems? If so, potassium balances the skin moisture!

Facts about Grape Seed Oil

The skin care benefits of Grape seed oil are many. It’s loaded with essential and non-essential fatty acids including linoleic acid, oleic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, a-linoleic acid, and palmitoleic acid. These all play a very important part in health of your skin.

But grape seed oil doesn’t stop there. If you’re an individual that fights cholesterol, LDL (low density lipoproteins -  i.e. the bad cholesterol) then grape seed oil is a should be on your list of favorites. It also raise the HDL, or high density lipoproteins or the good cholesterol.

Facts about Grapefruit Essential Oil

Do you know how we get out essential oils?

Many are procured directly from the roots, leaves, flowers, fruit, bark, seeds and stems of plants. But they must have a process for us to enjoy their benefits, and that is accomplished through the use of steam distillation or compression. This routine captures the fragrance and flavor of the plant.

Grapefruit essential oil is a byproduct of the Citrus paradisi fruit. Its oil is extracted from the rinds through cold compression. In addition to its fragrance, grapefruit essential oil acts as an antiseptic for the skin. It can assist in the cleaning and clearing congested and oily skin. It can be used by dabbing it directly onto the affected areas of the skin.

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How to get rid of keratosis pilaris

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