1.What is skin tags?
Skin tags are small, excess parts of the skin, which can appear in neck, armpits, breasts and eyelids. They are made from blood vessel and collagen fibers structure so they are typically soft as well as painless. The reason that causes skin tags is actually mysterious with the scientists, there are some hypothesizes about skin tags roots but they have not been proven by reliable evidence. Although skin tags are not harmful to your health, they affect the appearance and make people feel less confident.
2.Medical treatments with skin tags
Skin tags are harmless and they often disappear gradually through the time. The discomfort feeling and cosmetic issue are the reasons which force people to visit the doctor and get medical treatments. Nowadays, there are three medical methods which are proven effectively in the clinical to clean the skin tags:
Frozen it: The doctor can spray a small freezing nitrogen liquid content in the affected site and the skin tag will disappear itself. The blister from the cold burn is a typical side effect of this method but it is very small and less severe so you don’t have to be worried about this.
Cutting it off. Cutting is the simple method to clean the annoying skin tags and it is seen as a small surgical procedure. The doctor will use a scalpel or surgical scissors to put the skin tag down. Cutting is the quickly simple method but sometimes, the skin tags can come back and cause more trouble.
Burning: Burning is the most modern and effective method to cope with skin tags. There are two ways to burning it: by the electrical wire or laser technique. This method needs to be operated few times to clean the skin tags completely.
3. Home remedies for skin tags
Although the medical method is the most optimal way to clean the skin tags, sometimes, it is not effective and the frequent recurrent of skin tags may cost bunches of money to continue the treatment. Because of that reason, home remedies can be another choice to put the skin tags out of your life. Moreover, home remedies have the less side effect than medical methods and they are easy to do in your home.
Note: You should clean your face with lukewarm water before applying any remedies and be careful with any allergic to the substances that we use in the below home remedies list.
A Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has been well-known for improving the infection condition and with the skin tags problem, it is also very effective to small the size of skin tags.
1, Put some drops of tea tree oil in a bowl of lukewarm water
2, Dip few cotton balls or swabs in the bowl.
3, Rub the cotton balls and swabs onto the skin tags area.
4, Keep it there for few hours then clean your face again with clean water.
5, Repeat this home remedies three times per week to get the desired result.
Note: If your skin is sensitive to tea tree oil, you should not use this home method.
B, Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is one of the best home remedies for skin tags. The secret of apple cider vinegar in treating this skin health problem is the natural acid which can wipe out the skin tags gradually.
1, Dip some cotton balls in apple cider vinegar then apply them onto the skin tags affected site
2, Keep it there for few hour before clean your face off by lukewarm water.
3, Repeat this home remedies three to four times per week to see the effectiveness.
Note; If your skin can not tolerate the acid level in apple cider vinegar, you should dilute it with distilled water which you can buy easily in the pharmacy. See apple cider vinegar removes blackheads here.
C, Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is widely applied for treating skin problems and it is proven to be super effective to skin tags. Moreover, the antioxidant substances in Aloe Vera help slow down the aging process in the skin so it can prevent the wrinkles in the canthus.
1, Cutting the aloe Vera into the small pieces to get the gel.
2, Apply the aloe Vera gel onto the affected area and gently massage.
3, Leave it there for 20 to 30 minutes then wash if off with lukewarm water.
4, Repeat this home remedies for three times per week to get the best result.
D, Onion Juice
Onion juice can improve the skin tags condition very well because of the acidic characteristic.
1, Cutting onion into pieces then put in it o a bowl with little of salt
2, Leave the mixture overnight to let the salt exudes all of the water out of the onion.
3, Apply the juice in the skin tags area then keep it there for 30 minutes before wash it off by lukewarm water.
4, Repeat this home remedies all week to get the free from skin tags