Skin tags are usually oval soft skin growths that hang from the skin on a tiny stalk, they can appear quickly in inconvenient places. Skin tags from among skin fold as a result of skin rubbing against skin, specifically they grow around the eyelids, on the neck, in the armpits, around the breasts, and in the groin area.
Most adults will grow at least one skin tag at some point in their lives. They are harmless and they don’t represent a serious health concern. Skin tags can be annoying obnoxious, embarrassing, and even scary if a person doesn’t know what they are.
Skin tags are often linked with obesity since they are more common in people with weight problems, but that isn’t the only reason they appear on the skin. Skin tags can also appear by wearing clothes that are too tight, and the rubbing of the clothes can also cause them to grow even more. Skin tags formation can be noticed at pregnant women.
The procedure of their removal is simple, it includes freezing and cutting the skin tags off. However run to your dermatologist just yet, there is a simpler way to remove skin tags at home.
All you need is:
- cotton ball
- apple cider vinegar
Dip the cotton in the apple cider vinegar and keep it like that for about 15 minutes, you can secure the cotton ball with a bandage. Do this method 2 to 3 times a day for a week, and the skin tag will darken, then it will dry and eventually it will fall off.
Before using this method you need to check your skin if there is irritation from the vinegar, so it is recommended to test a small part of your skin first, see if it shows redness.