How I Got Rid of My Keratosis Pilaris With Raw Foods

What in the heck is Keratosis Pilaris?

Also called “chicken skin” (thank goodness the kids at school didn’t know that!), keratosis pilaris (aka KP) is a skin condition effecting approximately 40% of adults and 50-80% of adolescents.

Yep, pretty gross. I had little red/white bumps just like these (but quite a bit more) all over my face and upper arms when I was younger.

I tried all different types of treatments, including exfoliants and topical medications like Retin-A, but these only seemed to aggravate the problem as well as my sensitive skin.

Much to my chagrin, I was told that there was no cure for KP, but that it might go away on its own as I got older.

Don’t believe this crap!

I completed eradicated my ugly chicken skin – naturally, without any medication – and haven’t had any returning symptoms at all in over three years.

Here’s how I did it:

#1: I Started Getting Some Sun

The very first thing I did over 5 years ago was get some sun after reading that it had helped others struggling with KP.

This helped tremendously! Not only did getting a tan make the bumps harder to see, but it actually cleared some of them up as well.

After only a few weeks of sunbathing, the keratosis pilaris on my face was almost completely gone.

#2: I Stopped Eating Junk

Even with my new-found tan, I still had keratosis pilaris all over my upper arms that were especially bad during the winter months. The bumps weren’t as pronounced as they had been, but they were still noticeable and they really bugged me.

Since I had always been told that KP was incurable, I reluctantly figured that I would be stuck with the little bumps forever.

For unrelated reasons, I adopted a vegan diet in 2006. I had heard that eating healthier could help my skin, but I didn’t really believe it. And after several months eating nothing but grains, fruits, and vegetables, I hadn’t seen much of an improvement at all.

It wasn’t until I went raw in 2007 and cut out all the wheat, oats, and rice that I had been eating that my keratosis pilaris cleared up COMPLETELY. I saw results almost immediately and after just a few months of eating a healthy and sustainable low fat raw vegan diet, all the tiny treacherous bumps were gone!

And to this day, over 3 years since I first went raw, I have not had one return visit from my “incurable” skin condition.

Want to Kill Your Keratosis Pilaris Once and for All?

If you’re sick of slathering on expensive creams that don’t work and have had it with the latest exfoliant that only leaves your skin raw and rashy, it’s time to go natural.

Start getting some sun and stop eating junk and you can get rid of those pesky skin polka dots, just like I did.

Your skin, your wallet, AND your waistline will thank you for it. :)

Go raw and be fit,



One thought on “How I Got Rid of My Keratosis Pilaris With Raw Foods

  1. Keratosis pilaris is not a dangerous or malignant medical condition, therefore, treatment is not necessary, but many seek it due to cosmetic reasons. Creams and lotions are the most common treatments, although many prefer to take pills that promote healthy skin as well, such as biotin. The creams and lotions can have a variety of ingredients, including general acne prevention ingredients such as salicylic acid as well as moisturizers such as Vitamin D and E. Steroid creams can be used to reduce redness. Remedies such as using coconut oils to treat keratosis pilaris is one of the options available for ones that looks for a cheaper way to get rid the skin condition.

    Bumps are likely to return with this skin condition, until typically after 30 or when it decides, on its own, to clear up. Long baths and using a washcloth, brush or pumice stone can help open up bumps. Laser therapy is also one solution that is rather drastic, but helpful

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s