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3 Best Natural Home Remedies To REMOVE SKIN TAGS At Home – DIY


Skin tags are small outgrowths of skin which can appear on any part of the body. These are also known as acrochorda and are usually painless and therefore harmless. However a lot of people face embarrassment due to the presence of skin tags which makes it a cosmetic problem. Skin tags are sometimes smooth or sometimes wrinkled and they are of varying sizes. They consist of blood vessels and collagen fibers near the skin. They appear flesh colored. These skin tags are usually harmless but a little precaution has to be taken so that they don’t bleed due to friction or any kind of cuts. You can easily remove skin tags.

The actual cause of skin tags is not known. Constant friction due to rubbing of the skin is one of the contributing factors. Skin tags can usually be located near the neck, eyelids, underarms, breasts, stomach and groin regions. Skin tags can also be hereditary.
Some other factors that contribute to the formation of skin tags are: exposure to viruses like human papilloma virus (HPV), disease conditions like diabetes and hormonal changes during pregnancy.
It has been observed that obese people are more prone to skin tags. This is one reason as to why they appear on people who are overweight. A misconception that runs in the minds of many people is that skin tags may spread if they are removed. This is not true! Even if you attempt to remove then, you can be rest assured that they would not multiply. These skin tags look like small balloons on the surface of the skin that hang down.

How to get rid of skin tags?

Cosmetic procedures like cauterization or excision can be used for removing skin tags. However, you can also use some of the home remedies to remove skin tags These home remedies will be non-invasive and can give you same positive results.

Before applying any of these remedies or before and after touching the skin tags it is important to wash the skin properly with warm water and soap. Also it is advisable to consult your doctor before removing skin growths.

Now let's learn how to remove skin tags from home. Here are the best skin tags removal solutions:

1. Tea Tree Oil:
Soak cotton ball in water and remove excess water. Add 3-4 drops of tea tree oil and rub it on the skin tag and rub it in circular motions. Wash it off after a few hours. Repeat 3 times a week until the tags vanish. Do try this simple skin tag removal remedy at home and see the difference for yourself.

Note: people having sensitive skin should dilute the tea tree oil with equal parts of water and apply.

2. Castor Oil
One part of baking soda should be mixed with two parts of castor oil. A few drops of lemon oil or peppermint oil can be added to form a paste. This paste can be applied on skin tag and covered with bandage overnight. It can be washed off with warm water in the morning. This home remedy for skin tag is effective if repeated everyday for a few weeks.

3. Garlic
Crushed garlic can be applied to remove skin tag and covered with bandage overnight and then washed off in the morning. This can be done every day for a few days.

Still wondering how to get rid of skin tags. Try the above solutions for removing skin tags in easy, safe and natural way.

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