WHAT IS SKIN TAGS?
Skin tags are small harmless growth on skin, they are mostly seen on the eyelids,neck and armpit.
WHAT CAUSES SKIN TAGS?
The main cause of skin tags is still unknown, all we can say is that it's painless and harmless.
Pregnancy can lead to the increase of skin tags due to hormonal changes in the body.
Skin tags is also more common in people who are over weight or are in their middle age.
Heredity is also connected to one having skin tags or not, If you have family members with skin tags you are more likely to have it as well.
3 HOME REMEDIES FOR GETTING RID OF SKIN TAGS
Getting rid of skin tags at home is easy but one have to be very careful too, don't try pulling it out else it leave a scar on your skin, Follow the recipe below and learn how to get rid of skin tags at home.
1. APPLE CIDER VINEGAR
Apple cider vinegar contains antioxidants which is beneficial to the skin, it's very acidic so it's advisable to dilute with water before using it on the skin, especially the face to avoid getting burnt.
HOW TO USE ACV ON SKIN TAGS
When using on skin tags, soak the Cotton swab or cotton bud into the ACV and rub on only the affected area especially ontop of the tags, leave it on for 15 mintues then wash it off with warm water. Repeat this daily till the skin tag fall off.
2. TEA TREE OIL
Tea tree oil contains antifungal and antimicrobial properties that helps kill viruses, bacteria and infection causing fungus. It is also use in cleaning wounds to prevent infections.
HOW TO USE TEA TREE OIL ON SKIN TAG.
Soak a cotton bud in tea tree oil.
Apply oil directly on skin tag.
Let it sit overnight, then wash off in the morning.
Repeat this every night until the skin tag falls off. Tea tree oil might cause skin irritation for some people, please wash off immediately if you experience irritation.
3. LEMON JUICE
Lemon juice has antibacterial and antifungal properties that help reduce skin damage.
Lemon juice is highly acidic and may cause reddness, peeling and dryness when used on skin.
HOW TO USE LEMON JUICE ON SKIN TAGS
Soak cotton wool in lemon juice, place it on skin tags, leave it on for 30 mintues, remove wool, do it daily mostly at night until skin tags fall off.
FAST WAY TO GET RID OF SKIN TAGS
The fastest way of getting rid of skin tags at home is with the use of White Colgate toothpaste, Ginger and Milk, this home remedy is very effective and have been my number one way of getting rid of skin tags fast.
1 table spoon white Colgate toothpaste
1 table spoon Ginger powder or juice
1 table spoon powdered or liquid milk
Get a clean bowl, pour in the toothpaste, ginger powder and milk, mix very well to form a paste. pour into a container cover it tightly.
NOTE: This paste is applied only at night before going to bed.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, use a cotton bud to apply ontop of the skin tags, please note, it's only ontop of the tags not all over the body, leave it on overnight, then wash off in the morning.
Repeat this daily till skin tags dry out and fall off within 3-5 days of using this paste.