With the ever growing cost of removing a skin tag, many people today are choosing to go with a home remedy for skin tag removal. Here are a few remedies that have worked for some people.
Nothing ventured, nothing gained is a very true statement. If you have a skin tag, and you want to get rid of it, trying to get rid of it at home will save you time and money. There are several really good options that have worked wonders for most people that have tried them. The first rule of thumb with any home remedy is that it should not cause more harm than good, when you chooses a home remedy for skin tag removal keep in mind where the tag is and whether or not it is in an area that you should or should not put chemicals in or around, like the eyes. The area around the eyes is very sensitive because the skin is so thin, so keep this in mind as you read through the home remedies.
The tag depends on a supply of blood from the skin, a great home remedy for skin tag removal involves cutting off the blood supply to the skin tag so that it will shrivel up, die and fall off. This is one method that many people have tried.
You can suffocate your tag in a few different ways. You can use a string to tie it off at the base, you can cover it up with a piece of duct tape or a band aid or- this sounds strange- paint it with finger nail polish. In each case the goal is to cut off the blood supply so that the tag will fall off. Of the aforementioned methods the string tied around the base or stem is the most effective method.
Burn it Off
A home remedy for skin tags that is very effective is to pain the tag a couple of times a day with vinegar. The acidic effect of the vinegar will wear away the tag over time, usually two to three weeks. Never use this remedy around the eyes.
These are just a couple of methods that have been proven to work for some people. These options may work for you as well, as each person is different. The only real way of finding out it by trying.