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Tiny red spots on my arms

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RhubarbCrumbled · 19/03/2012 14:18

Anybody know what causes them and how to get rid of them?! As you may be able to tell from the number of posts recently, I'm trying to get groomed!

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geraldinetheluckygoat · 19/03/2012 14:40

I had quite spotty arms and the way i got rid of them was to exfoliate regularly with body scrub in the shower, then use moisteriser after shower in the monrning and before bed :)

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LtheWife · 19/03/2012 15:10

Are they bumpy as well as red (almost like goose bumps)? If so it could be something called keratosis pilaris, a quick google image search will give you plenty of examples. Dove Pro Age nourishment body lotion might help (look for the normal/dry skin version that contains lactic acid) along with dry body brushing/exfoliating. You could also try Eucerin Dry Skin Intensive 10% w/w Urea treatment lotion.

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rubmeup · 19/03/2012 15:12

either that or you're turning into a ladybird

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RhubarbCrumbled · 19/03/2012 16:07

Just like that! Comes and goes but it's getting more noticable. I've tried the exfoliating in the bath but must remember to moisturise after.

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rubmeup · 19/03/2012 16:21

and surpress any desire to try and fly unaided

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