Worried for those annoying skin tags?
These might not pose any major risks; however, these can be ugly and embarrassing. Therefore, most of the people prefer removing them. When it comes to removal of a skin tag, there are many surgical procedures such as freezing, burning, etc. Don’t fret over the word ‘surgery’ too much. It is not going to be that complex and painful. Being on the minor side it can be painless using a topical anesthetic solution. Yes, just apply NumbSkin cream and it will desensitize your skin for few hours.
Needless to say, these medical procedures can be little expensive. Hence, before heading off to the surgeon, you can give a try to some of these home remedies. While these are inexpensive, these help dry out the tags to make them drop off naturally.
Tea Tree Oil: The acidic and anti-bacterial properties of tea tree oil make it worth for skin tag removal.Application of this oil of daily basis will make the skin tag dry out and it falls off naturally. Also it has the antiseptic properties which protect your skin from infection. Just soak a cotton ball in water and squeeze it nicely. To this ball, add a few drops of tea tree oil and gently use it on the affected skin. Keep it there for few hours before you rinse it off. It has to be repeated three times a day.
Dandelion Stem Juice: This remedy has been working for number of skin problems. Skin tags can too be treated with extracted juice from a dandelion stem. When you squeeze the stem, you will get a milky liquid. This has to be directly applied to the skin tags. You can later secure it with a band-aid and keep it for a while. This process can be repeated four times a day. Regular application will result into desirable outcomes.
Apple Cider Vinegar: It is the acidic nature of ACV which makes it effective on the skin tags and let them fall naturally. All you need to do is soak the affected area in the warm water. This will make the skin tag soft. Now take 2 tbsp. of ACV and with help of a cotton ball apply it directly on the skin tags. Allow your skin to dry and use it three times a day. It will help make your skin tags go off from your skin in few days. In case, you experience mild itching and sensation, use it in diluted form.
Banana Peel: Next in the list is a cheap, useful home remedy. Banana peel has strong antioxidant properties and also the enzymes present dissolve the tags naturally. You will require a small piece of banana peel which has to be placedwith inside side over the affected area. Just secure it using a bandage and keep it for overnight. In morning, remove the peel and wash it with water.
Garlic:The presence of anti-fungal and antibacterial properties makes garlic ideal for removing the skin tags and improving the skin conditions. You can grind some fresh garlic cloves and make a thick paste. This has to be applied over the skin tags and kept there for few hours, securing it with a bandage. Washit later with warm water.