6 Effective Treatments For Chicken Skin
Keratosis pilaris (KP) is the medical term for chicken skin. It causes small bumps to appear on the surface of the skin in 50-80% of kids and teens and 40% of adults. It definitely has a genetic component. And although studies haven't yet determined the root cause, some scientists believe it to be linked to a defect in the hair shaft, causing unsightly and sometimes itchy plugs of keratin to form.