Skin diseases and condition are a common problem for many people around the world, and the treatment can be very delicate. Skin tags, moles, warts and blackheads are just some of the problems many people are facing, but there are more than 3000 different skin problem you might encounter.
Every kind of skin change could be a potential serious health problem and you need to act quickly in order to treat it. Prescription drugs are available for treatment, but they are veryharsh on the skin. Luckily, there are more than a few natural remedies which can treat skin problems. Below you can see a list of some of the best natural remedies for skin tags, moles, warts, blackheads and age spots.
Moles are not a serious health problem, but they can be a sign of cancer if they change color and size. The problem is easily treated topically with garlic – just apply some on the affected area and let it act for 4 hours every day. Here are other options for treatment of moles:
Castor oil and baking soda
This is a powerful combination that can be applied topically to treat the moles quickly. Leave the remedy to work overnight, then rinse the area with water in the morning. Repeat the process every night until you see improvements.
Apple cider vinegar
Soak a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and apply it directly on the mole, then bandage the area and let it act for 8 hours. Repeat the process until the mole falls off.
Warts are small benign skin growth caused by the HPV virus. They are commonly treated with salicylic acid or freezing, and in some cases, wrapping them in duct tape can also help. Here are some natural wart treatments:
Rub the affected area with banana peel every night until you notice the warts disappearing.
Rub some raw organic honey on your warts, then bandage the area and let the honey work for some time. Once you treat the warts with honey, they won’t reappear again.
Apple cider vinegar
Apply a cotton ball soaked in ACV on the warts and cover with a bandage, then leave the remedy to work overnight. Rinse with water in the morning and repeat the process until the warts fall off.
Garlic can defeat warts in only 2 weeks when used raw or juiced. Apply some crushed garlic on the warts every night and bandage the area, then let it work for a couple of hours. Repeat the process twice a day for best results.
- Skin tags
Skin tags usually appear on the neck, upper chest, underarms or eyelids and are most often caused by skin rubbing. They are often removed surgically, but there are other natural ways to get rid of them.
ACV is a universal solution to all skin problems. Besides treating warts and moles, it can remove skin tags as well. Just dab the affected area with a cotton ball soaked in ACV and you will get rid of them soon.
Tea tree oil
Soak a cotton ball in tea tree oil, then apply it on the affected area and bandage it. Repeat the treatment 2-3 times a day for a month and they should fall off.
Baking soda and castor oil
Make a paste of the ingredients and apply it on the skin tags – repeat the process 2-3 times a day and they will fall off.
- Dark spots
Dark spots on the skin are a natural occurrence over age and most often appear on the face. Their cause is still not clear, although liver irregularities and excessive sun exposure are considered among the main factors.
Lemon is a natural bleaching agent that will whiten your facial skin. Just soak a cotton ball in lemon juice and rub it on the affected area – the dark spots should be gone soon.
Use raw Aloe Vera gel on the dark spots and let it act for half an hour. You can grow the plant at home and collect the gel yourself.
Juice or blend an onion and apply it on the area, then leave it to work for 10-15 minutes before rinsing with water.
Mix some horseradish and vinegar and apply the mixture on the darkened areas every day until you see improvements.
Vitamin C serums
Apply the serum topically and you can expect results soon.
- Cleaning clogged pores
Our facial pores tend to get clogged by dirt and excess oil which interferes with proper skin breathing and causes inflammation. Here are some natural remedies that can help in this case:
Make a paste out of sugar and lemon, then rub it on your face to make your skin shiny and smooth.
Boil some water first, then put your face over the steam to clean the clogged pores nicely. Steam for 10-15 minutes and rinse with lukewarm water in the end. To remove extra dirt, add vinegar in the water.