Skin tags are growths on the skin that often result from skin rubbing against skin or clothes. They can appear anywhere on the body, but normally in places where skin folds such as the neck, armpits, upper chest and eyelids. Except for being quite ugly in appearance, skin tags can also cause skin irritation, even infections, when you accidentally scratch them with clothes or jewelry.
- Baking Soda and Castor Oil Treatment
This mixture is extremely efficient in treatment of skin tags. Mix the ingredients to create a paste then apply it to the tag, securing it with a bandage. You can keep the paste refrigerated for up to 48 hours. Do the treatment 2-3 times a day.
- Tea Tree Oil Treatment
Soak a cotton ball with water and add a couple of drops tea tree oil. Pat the cotton ball on the skin tag then secure it with a bandage. Repeat the treatment 2-3 times a day for a month. Although it takes some time, this method is the safest for skin tags around the eyes.
- Apple Cider Vinegar Treatment
Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar. Pat the skin tag with ACV leaving the cotton ball on for as long as you want. The skin tag will darken and fall off by itself in a few days.
Dark spots, also known as age spots, usually affect middle-aged or elder people, this is not 100% rule. They are discolored patches of skin on the face, hands and forearms which appear with age. Other causes include sun exposure.
- Onion Treatment
Simply juice or blend the onion and apply this to the dark spot. Leave it to act for 10-15 minutes then rinse off. Do the treatment on a regular daily basis until the dark spots disappear.
- Aloe Vera Treatment
Apply some fresh aloe vera gel on the dark spot and leave it to act for half an hour. Ideally, you should use the inner gel of a fresh aloe plant.
- Lemon Treatment
Soak a cotton ball in lemon juice then rub it on the dark spot twice a day.
- Horseradish Treatment
Mix some horseradish with vinegar then apply this to the dark spot every day. The dark spot will slowly fade away.
- Vitamin C Serum Treatment
Organic, chemical-free vitamin C serums are extremely beneficial for skin health. These contain topically active vitamin C and can rapidly eliminate dark spots. Also, they can repair damaged skin.