The acrochordons or skin tags are these small benign bumps on the skin. They are commonly called acrochordons, cutaneous papillomas, warts or lumps. They are usually skin colorer or light brown.
What causes skin tags. Acrochordons develop mostly where the skin forms crease, such as neck, forearms, eyelids, etc. Although they are harmless, many of us want to remove the skin tags for aesthetic reasons, particularly the neck ones.
The good news is you don’t need a doctor to remove skin tags. All you need is in a single ingredient: apple cider vinegar which is completely safe and harmless skin tag removal.
The acid contained in apple cider vinegar destroys the tissue that forms the imperfection, without damaging the skin.
How to use apple cider vinegar to suppress the skin tag or acrochordon:
- Clean the skin around the acrochordon, with warm water and mild soap.
- Dry the skin well.
- Use a toothpick to gently scratch the acrochordon, without bleeding.
- Dip a piece of cotton in the cider vinegar. Drain excess vinegar.
- Place the cotton soaked in cider vinegar on the acrochordon and keep it bandaged overnight.
- In the morning, remove the bandage and cotton. Clean the acrochordon with plenty of water.
Repeat this process for 3 or 4 days, until the acrochordon dries out and falls.
Other way to remove acrochordons or warts
If the acrochordon is large enough, it can also be removed by tying the base with a hair or sewing thread. It dries and falls after about 4 or 5 days when blood stop flowing through it.