Coconut Oil For Keratosis Pilaris

by Skin SOS on March 14, 2012

Keratosis pilaris is a common follicular condition that is genetically predetermined. It is completely harmless. This means that it has no link with cancer at all. You can also decide to leave it untreated on your skin if you do not mind the funny looks people will cast in your direction each time they pass you on the sidewalks. It has its positive side anyways; the cop may get too scared to search your car or book you for over speeding with just a look at your face (just trying to be funny). In case you want to get rid of the skin condition and get your smooth skin back, there are several things you can do. One of the most helpful ways to get it treated is the use of coconut oil.

Coconut oil very effective

You can make use of coconut oil to treat keratosis pilaris. The method had also been proven to be very effective. All you have to do is to walk straight into any of the stores around you to buy your coconut oil. It is very important to ensure that the coconut oil is 100% pure. If not, it may not have the required effect on this skin condition.  You need to ingest the coconut oil orally. For better result, you should ingest it on daily basis. Few numbers of tablespoons full per day will get the needed healing done.  You can increase the number of times you ingest the organic coconut oil to minimum of three times in a day.

coconut oil for keratosis pilaris

It can dry the skin

While the coconut oil can be useful against keratosis pilaris, it had also been found to be able to get the skin dried. Dried skin can lead to other complications. In order to prevent this, you should consistently moisturize your skin on daily basis. You can make use of any of the topical body creams that contain moisturizer to get the job done.

Not good for eczema

Are you having eczema? Then you may not be making the right decision to use coconut oil for treating your keratosis pilaris. Coconut oil can aggravate your eczema and your whole skin will get covered by it with consistent use of the product.


In order to prevent the situation mentioned in the previous paragraph, you can make use of any of the other methods available for treating keratosis pilaris.

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