Moisturizer with 20% urea improves smoothness, texture in keratosis pilaris

A moisturizer formulated with 20% urea, a natural ingredient found in topical skin care products, may improve smoothness and texture among individuals with keratosis pilaris, according to a study.
“Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a common benign dermatosis affecting an estimated 50% to 80% of adolescents and 40% of adults worldwide,” Erika McCormick, BSc, of George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, and colleagues wrote. “KP is diagnosed clinically based on the presence of folliculocentric keratotic papules or pustules with surrounding erythema, usually

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