While they’re typically harmless, skin tags are one of those embarrassing skincare problems that are virtually impossible to conceal. Unlike acne scars or even active breakouts, you can’t exactly pop on some of your most full-coverage concealer to hide them. While paying a visit to your dermatologist or your primary care doctor is always a safe bet if you’re trying to get rid of skin tags, and you’re curious about how to treat them from the comfort of your own home, we’ve got you covered with an assortment of safe, at-home treatments and tools.
Experts aren’t 100 percent sure what causes skin tags to form, but they’re generally thought to the byproduct of excess clumps of collagen and blood vessels becoming stuck under the skin (usually this happens from skin rubbing together in areas where there are more creases present.) DIY skin tag removal may not be the most glamorous of beauty topics (we know, they’re kind of gross) but they’re a surprisingly common problem that can oftentimes be treated without having to go to the professional. Here are some foolproof tools and treatments to help you get rid of skin tags once and for all.
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