Skintags are soft skin tissue dermal growths commonly occur under the arms, eyelids, neck and skin folds. Although, skintags are painless, harmless and doesn’t impose any threat to your health but surely these tags are not pleasing. If you are conscious about your presence you should consider removing the skintags.
While there are many off techniques to remove the skintags, they may be sometimes very expensive. If the skintags are inflamed, irritated or painful then you have only option to visit dermatologist to get it off. If the tags are really small and it just started growing, you have plenty of natural ways to get rid of skintags. Following are few home remedies that work to remove skintags if used consistently for few weeks.
Tea tree oil: This essential oil can do wonders to skin. It is relatively safe to use tea tree oil on skin although, the direct contact without carrier oil can cause slight irritations for few skin types. If that’s the case, mix it with some coconut oil to dilute the strength of skin exposure. Put few drops of tea tree oil on cotton and cover the tag for 15 minutes, repeat this for twice a day until the tag falls off.
Vitamin E oil : Many people use vitamin e for skin tags as it is best one for sensitive skin type. Vitamin E oil is highly moisturizing, to use it as a skintag remover gently apply and massage vitamin e oil on skintag and cover it with a wrap securing with bandage. You will see results in just two or few weeks.
Apple cider vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is used for various skin problems because it can help to create balanced pH, kill bacteria and reduce the presence of fungi. It is often used for skin conditions like acne, fungus, warts and even skintags. Soak the cotton in apple cider vinegar and apply it on tag for about 20 mins few times in day.
Coconut oil: This popular remedy can be also used to deal with skintags, the lauric acid present in coconut oil is antibacterial, antiviral and anti-fungal. Coconut oil can be used to remove the warts and works similarly on skintags. You should apply coconut oil three to four times daily and left uncovered, it will help to shrink the tag. Repeat the process for just two weeks and you will see amazing results.
Castor oil and baking soda: If you have sensitive skin, don’t try this method since baking soda can cause redness and itchiness. Make a paste using two parts of oil and one part of soda, gently rub over tag and cover it with a cotton bandage and leave it for one whole night. Repeat until it fall off its own.
Not only skintags are normal but they are very common. If you want to remove them safely and pain free at home, any of these remedies could work. Removing the skintags by these methods could take up two to four weeks so patience is mandatory.