8 Home-Made Remedies That Will Help You Get Rid Of Skin Tags
While most skin tags aren't dangerous or painful, they can be annoying, especially when they appear on your face, or other visible part of your body. It's often difficult to cover them up with makeup, so you might want to get rid of them once and for all. If so, here are 8 home-made remedies that will help you with this task.

1. Visit your doctor first.

Visit your doctor first. © Depositphotos.com © Depositphotos.com

Remember to see your family doctor or dermatologist before trying any of these home remedies. The skin tag might look atypical or suspicious and the doctor may perform a biopsy as a precaution.

2. Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar

Apart from being a great salad dressing, apple cider vinegar has multiple health benefits. It’s naturally acidic and will help the skin tissue to break, allowing the skin tag to eventually fall off.

1. Soak a small piece of cotton in apple cider vinegar and squeeze out the excess liquid.

2. Place it on the skin tag.

3. Use a bandage to wrap the cotton swab.

4. Leave it overnight.

5. Repeat the process daily until the skin tag gets darker and falls off.

3. Tea tree oil

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100% tea tree oil has antimicrobial, antifungal and antiviral properties. It’s safe to use on skin and simple to apply.

1. Clean the affected area.

2. Apply 3 drops of tea tree oil on a cotton pad.

3. Rub it into the skin with a slight massage.

4. Repeat 3-4 times a day for better result.

4. Oregano oil and coconut oil

Oregano oil and coconut oil © Depositphots.com © Depositphots.com

Oregano oil is a natural antimicrobial and antimelanomic remedy. Coconut oil is packed with lauric acid which is widely used for the treatment of warts thanks to its powerful antibacterial properties.

1. Mix 2-3 drops of oregano oil with 4-5 drops of coconut oil.

2. Clean the affected area with warm water.

3. Put the mixture on a cotton swab and apply to a skin tag.

4. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times daily until the skin tag gets dark, dry, and falls off.

5. Lemon juice

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Lemon juice is rich in citric acid which helps to remove dead cells and dry out skin tags. If you apply lemon juice daily for a couple of weeks, you’ll notice that the skin tag will start slowly decomposing.

1. Clean the affected area.

2. Squeeze some fresh lemon juice directly on a cotton pad.

3. Apply it to the skin 2-3 times a day.

6. Aloe vera juice

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Aloe vera is widely-known for its anti-oxidant and wound-healing properties. It’ll help to get rid of skin tags and heal the skin quickly.

1. Clean the affected area.

2. Get a little bit of aloe vera juice or gel.

3. Massage it into skin tag for a couple of minutes.

4. Repeat the procedure 2-3 times a day.

7. Crushed garlic

Crushed garlic © Depositphotos.com © Depositphotos.com

Garlic is a natural antimicrobial and antifungal remedy against skin tags. It might smell unpleasant but your skin will be smooth after just a couple days of treatment.

1. Crush 2-3 fresh garlic cloves into a paste.

2. Apply the paste on the skin tag with a cotton pad.

3. Cover it with a bandage and leave overnight.

4. Repeat the procedure for 2-3 nights.

8. Banana peel

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Although it might sound ridiculous, a banana peel can actually help you to get rid of skin tags once and for all. Banana peels have been proven to effectively remove warts.

1. Clean the affected area.

2. Cut a small piece of banana peel.

3. Appy the white side of the peel to the skin tag and cover it with a bandage.

4. Leave it overnight.

5. Repeat the procedure nightly until the skin tag falls off.

If you already tried any of these remedies, be sure to let us know how well they worked.

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