Not everyone wants to go to a dermatologist to get their skin tags removed. This is especially true if you do not have health insurance. If you go to a dermatologist, they are more than likely going to be using different types of chemicals or medications on your skin tags to help them go away. This is not always the best way to get rid of your skin tags.
There are a number of natural skin tag removal techniques that you can try on your skin tags to safely remove them once and for all. Before you try to remove a lesion at home, you do need to make sure that it is just a skin tag and not something else more serious. Below is a list of things you can apply on your skin tags to safely remove them at home.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil is a common natural oil that can be applied directly on your skin tags to remove them. You just need to clean the skin tag, soak a cotton ball in water, add a few drops of the oil to it, and rub the skin tag with the solution. You should repeat this process every day for about 17 to 27 days. The skin tag should just fall off, but may not always.
Lemon juice is also a good natural substance that can be put on skin tags. Lemon juice can be applied on your skin tag just as tea tree oil can be applied on them, except you can add straight lemon juice to your skin tag without adding any water to it.
When doing this natural remedy, you only are going to be using the peel of the banana. You need to cut the banana peel into small pieces. You just need to apply the inside of the banana peel to your skin tag and cover it with a band aid. You should leave it on overnight. You will need to do this every night until your skin tag falls off.
Believe it or not, this is one of the most common natural techniques to get rid of your skin tags, mainly because you can use it on just about any part of your body. Using this technique is not as painful as it sounds. All you need to do is to tightly tie the dental floss around the bottom of your skin tag. It should be noted, however, that this rarely works on smaller tags.
Castor Oil and Baking Soda
This is just a mixture of baking soda and castor oil that you will put on your skin tag. You will make a thick paste and apply it directly to your tag. With this solution on your skin tag, you need to cover it and keep it on overnight. In the morning, you need to clean the area with warm water and will repeat the process for approximately 14 to 28 days until your skin tag falls off.
Apple Cider Vinegar
This is a good solution to use to get rid of skin tags naturally. All that you need to do with this technique is to dip your cotton ball in the apple cider vinegar and apply it to your skin tag. You need to apply the apple cider vinegar many times throughout the day. You will notice that your skin tag will fall off within a week or so.
This is another good solution that can be used to naturally get rid of your skin tags. You just need to cut an onion, add salt to it and let it sit overnight (which will extract the juices of the onion). You need to apply the onion juice solution to your skin tag and cover your skin tag up. You will need to repeat this same technique every night until your skin tag literally just falls off. You should expect to do this process for close to 14 to 28 days.
This is a way to naturally rid of your skin tags without much preparation needed. You just need to apply the pineapple juice to your skin tag 2 to 3 times daily. You should not to rinse the pineapple juice off of your skin tag. You will slowly start to notice your skin tag going away. This technique should take approximately 10 to 20 days.
This is an easy natural technique to use but it does not smell the greatest. You just need to apply the juice of the garlic to your skin tag and cover it up. You should do this process 3 times daily. You should except to do this for approximately 7 to 10 days before you notice any changes in your skin tags.
Aloe Vera Gel
You just need to rub Aloe Vera gel on your skin tags every day. Aloe Vera is used in healing many different skin conditions, such as a person having a sun burn. This is a less popular technique, and doesn’t work very often, frankly.
When you use this technique, you just need to rub a small amount of Vitamin E on the skin tags two times daily. You will need to do this for approximately four weeks before you notice that the skin tag has disappeared.
Dandelion Stem Juice
Using this technique, you need to extract the juice out of the stem of a dandelion by squeezing the stem. You just need to apply the milky liquid directly onto your skin tags and cover it up with a band aid. You should do this technique 4 times daily, making sure to clean the area before applying more of the juice each time. If you are allergic to ragweed and pollen, this is probably not a technique you should try.
As you can see, there are many different natural remedies that you can try to do to safely and naturally get rid of your skin tags. Each technique is not going to work for everyone. And frankly, many of them are not for the feint of heart. But, you may want to try different ones to see which one is going to work best for you.
Have a natural remedy that works for you that we didn’t mention? Leave a comment!