Archive for July, 2008

Is removing skin tags dangerous ?

July 15, 2008

        Many people would want to learn about alternative methods for removing skin tags to spare themselves the elevated cost of laser therapy or freezing.

        But before trying anything, they want to be sure they’re using safe and proven methods and not some hazardous or dangerous remedies.

        If you’re one of these people, then, in this little article you will learn when removing skin tags is dangerous and when it is not.

        You will also be introduced to some of the safest methods for removing skin tags.

        When NOT to try alternative remedies for removing skin tags: 

        You should never try to remove a skin tag by yourself in these two cases:

        1- If the skin tag is located on the eyelid, then you should not try to remove it by yourself specially if you want to use a herbal extract or nail polish or some other topical solution that may harm your eye.

        2- If you’re not sure that what you have is a skin tag. I mean if you notice that it changes in shape or color (the signs of a malignant tumor), then you should immediately seek out the help of a dermatologist.

        Now here is a little list of safe methods for removing skin tags:

        10 tips for removing skin tags :

        8 methods for removing skin tags at home :

        Is it safe to remove a skin tag at home ?

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Removing skin tags with castor oil and baking soda :

July 2, 2008

Castor oil is yet another natural remedy for removing skin tags. This essential oil is extracted from a plant called Ricinus Communis.

Castor oil is very well know for its effect for healing wounds as well as other skin problems like warts.

To use Castor oil in removing skin tags, you have to mix it with baking soda until they form a paste and then you’ll apply that paste 3 time a day to the skin tags.

In order for this treatment to work for you, you’ll have to be consistent with it and expect to see results after 10 to 15 days.

Related articles: The ultimate guide for skin tag removal:

                               Kill skin tags with this natural extract!