Women dream about having a beautiful and smooth skin that radiates of freshness and brightness. Nevertheless, we cannot exclude that nobody is perfect and there are skin affections that have an impact on our appearance. Happily, many skin conditions we can control and even can get rid of them. Skin tags are considered such affections that can be treated. Skin tags are inoffensive and don’t cause pain. Usually, they don’t change the color or grow bigger over time.
1. Apple Cider Vinegar:
If you are thinking about some miracle product that can fix any beauty problem you have, then apple cider vinegar sure is among those products. The advantage of it is that apple cider vinegar is not expensive and this common product can be found in everybody’s kitchen. For example, it can be used in treatment of hair conditions, making it stronger, cleaner, and controls the sebum level of our scalp. Also, it is a great skin tag remover. Don’t spend a fortune on cosmetic operations for removing the skin tag. Instead, opt for a natural alternative. It is believed that the apple cider vinegar targets the tissues that cause the skin tag to grow, hence, the skin tag will turn black and fall off. Try out this remedy, it’s super easy and safe. First of all, make sure that the affected area is clean and dry before treating it. Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and put it over the skin tag. Repeat this treatment for about a month, until the skin tag will fully be eliminated. After the skin tag came off, shine again like you never did before.
Fruits and vegetables, seeds and oils are great for both our health and beauty. Garlic completes the list of fruits and vegetables with super powers for our health. Also, it was established that garlic can be used as a remedy for skin conditions. Among these skin affections are included the skin tags. Skin tags are harmless, but some people tend to remove them for a more aesthetic appearance. Garlic has antibacterial and anti-fungal features which make it an amazing homemade treatment for removing the skin tags. However, you should be careful when using garlic as treatment, because of its hot nature. The treatment itself is easy: you can either make a paste out of garlic cloves or just cut the clove into thin slices. Make sure the area is clean and dry before treating it. Apply the paste or the slices on the skin tag and secure with a bandage. Periodically, during the day, replace the slices or the paste with a new one. This way the garlic effect will be fresh and new all the time. Before going to bed, wash off your skin. Repeat this treatment until the skin tag falls off.
3. Baking Soda:
Baking soda is a wonderful product that makes miracles with our skin. It has exfoliating properties and can be used as a scrub for face and body and even as a remedy to safely remove skin tags. Skin tags are not dangerous or painful, and some people are not bothered by their presence, while others are stressed out and think that everybody looks at their skin tags, even though these pieces are small and not even noticeable. In order to get rid of skin tags with baking soda, you need to mix baking soda with enough water as to form a paste. Mix thoroughly so no dry baking soda lumps remain. As an alternative, substitute warm water with castor oil. Apply the paste on the tags and let it dry. For a quick result, repeat this procedure at least twice a day for 2 weeks. If after 2 weeks the tag is still hanging in there, don’t give up and continue the treatment. Eventually, the skin tag will give up first and come off the skin.
Aspirin is another cheap product that not only relieves our headaches, but helps us obtain a flawless skin. As nobody is perfect, you might have some skin tags that embarrass you. Well, aspirin is a great treatment for skin tags. It contains acetylsalicylic acid that shrinks and dries the skin tags. Finally, they will fall off from the skin. You can either dissolve an aspirin pill into a glass of water or crush it and mix it with a litter water to form a paste, or you can just crush it and use it as powder on skin. Regarding the first option, you should soak a cotton ball in the water the aspirin dissolved, apply it on the affected skin and secure with a Band-Aid. If you formed a paste, you can apply it on the tag daily for a few days until it disappears, or, if you are in a hurry, you can just apply the aspirin powder on the skin tag and seal it with duct tape. Use aspirin only for this treatment and not its substitutes.
5. Lemon Juice:
Lemon juice is another common product that can be easily found in most households. Lemons are great products to boost our immunity and fight with viruses, especially in winter. Also, lemon juice is used in most beauty recipes. Whether you want to get rid of cellulite, strengthen your hair or nails, have a radiant and smooth skin, you use lemon juice. Also, lemon is natural antiperspirant. It lets your skin free to breathe and inhibits the odor of your sweat. Besides, it treats skin affections like skin tags. It is known that lemon is a powerful antiseptic. It contains citric acids that dry out the skin tags by decomposing their cells. Squeeze a lemon out of juice and soak a cotton ball in the fresh juice. Apply it directly on the tag and let it there to dry. Repeat this procedure for a few days until the skin tags will fall off.
6. Tea Tree Oil:
Tea tree oil has beneficial effects on our skin. It heals our skin from different skin affections, including skin tags. Tea tree oil has antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that speed up the elimination of the skin tags. Every woman should have a bottle of tea tree oil in the cupboard just in case. In order to get rid of skin tags, first of all, you need to clean and pat dry the area. Use warm water and soap for a better effect. After doing all the preps, apply about 2 drops on the skin tag and massage the affected area with your fingertips. Let it dry. As another option, you could dip a cotton ball into the warm water and pour some drops of tea tree oil on it. Apply the cotton ball on the skin tag and secure it with a band-aid. Repeat this procedure two times per day for about 2 weeks or until the tag disappears.
7. Pineapple Juice:
Pineapple juice has great effects on your digestive system, because of its pulp and vitamins. Moreover, the pineapple juice has beneficial effects on your skin and is of great help when removing skin tags. As soon as you extract the juice from a pineapple, you both fix your skin and your digestion. Get rid of the unaesthetic skin tags and enjoy a glass of fresh pineapple juice at the same time. Take a pineapple and cut it into small slices, then place them in blender or the food processor and extract the juice. Apply few drops of pineapple juice directly on the tag, massage the area with your fingertips and let it dry. Drink the rest of it in order to boost your immunity and improve your health. Repeat the treatment two times per day until the skin tag falls off. Make sure the area was washed with warm water and mild soap and dried gently with a towel.
8. Banana Peel:
Banana peel has strong antioxidant properties, which are useful in curing different skin affections, including skin tags. Just imagine that after enjoying your banana you can use the peel to naturally get rid of skin tags. But why is the banana peel so helpful in this battle? The secret is that banana peel contains enzymes that dissolve the tags naturally. Cut a small piece of banana peel and place it directly on the skin tag. Wrap the peel with a bandage and leave overnight. The next day, remove the peel and wash off the affected area. Repeat this treatment every night until the skin tag drops off. Before applying the peel, don’t forget that the area should be clean and dry. Try out this remedy because it, basically, doesn’t cost you anything. You buy the bananas in order to eat them but the peel comes as a bonus.
9. Onion Juice:
Since I was little, my mother cured all the health problems I had with onion. Onions are real doctors when it comes to healing. Because of its acidic properties, onion juice is perfect for removing skin tags. For this treatment, you might need some time with the preps, but the result is totally worth it. In order to extract the juice from an onion, cut it into slices, place it into an airtight container, add some salt and leave it in this closed container overnight. Extract the juice from this mix and store it in a bottle. Every night, before going to bed, apply a few drops of this juice directly on your skin tags. Repeat this procedure for a few weeks until the tags come off. Make sure the affected area is clean and dry before applying the juice.
10. Nail varnish:
In case it happens that you have neither of the above mentioned products, for sure you have nail polish. It was proven that nail varnish is helpful in removing skin tags. Although this is an odd way to get rid of skin tags, it is very effective. It is believed that nail polish can make the tag shrink in size and eventually come off. Before using this remedy, clean the area with water and soap and pat dry. Cover the tags with nail polish and let it dry. Because the nail varnish is impermeable, it doesn’t allow the skin tag to breathe, hence, suffocates it and the skin tag dies. Repeat this treatment twice per day until the skin tag vanishes. Looks like nail polish is not only to make your nails pretty, but also to make your skin flawless. Plus, it can be used for different other purposes. So, nail varnish is a must for every girl and, why not, for men as well.