Skin tags represent tiny, benign growths on the skin, which are more common on the base of the neck, eyelids or beneath the armpits and breasts. Even though they do not represent a serious medical issue, most people want to remove them.

It is thought that skin tags occur due to the friction between skin and clothing or between adjacent skin areas. Because of the skin-to-skin friction, skin tags are more common in overweight people.

Luckily, there are a few home remedies that will help you remove skin tags efficiently.

You can remove skin tags safely and efficiently with these ingredients:

1. Lemon juice

Cut a lemon in half and squeeze the juice. Soak a cotton ball in the lemon juice and apply the ball directly on the skin tag. Do not wash off the area.

2. Nail polish

It is very easy to use nail polish to remove skin tags. All you have to do is to apply nail polish on the skin tag and leave it to dry naturally. Do this remedy once a day for a few days.

3. A teaspoon of baking soda and ½ a teaspoon of Castor oil

In a bowl, add 1 teaspoon of baking soda and ½ a teaspoon of Castor oil. Mix the ingredients to get smooth paste. Then, apply the paste on the affected area and leave it for half an hour. Finally, wash it off with warm water. Do this remedy 2 -3 times on a daily basis.

4. Apple cedar vinegar and a cotton ball

Apple cedar vinegar is considered to be one of the most efficient remedies for removing skin tags at home. Before using apple cedar vinegar, clean the skin area thoroughly and dry it. After that, soak a cotton ball in apple cedar vinegar and apply it on the skin tag. Follow this procedure and apply apple cedar vinegar 3 times on a daily basis.

5. A combination of 2 -3 drops of tea tree oil and 4 – 5 teaspoons of water (cold)

In a bowl with 4 – 5 drops of cold water, add 2 -3 drops of tea tree oil. Mix them well. Before applying the solution, clean the skin thoroughly to remove dirt and oil. After that, soak a cotton ball in the solution and apply it on the skin tag. Leave it to dry naturally. Do this remedy 3 times per day for a month to remove the skin tag.

Watch the video below to find out more about the top 5 home remedies, which will help you get rid of skin tags naturally.