At any one time there could well be around 30 – 50 moles on an individual’s body; thankfully in the main these additions to the skin are normally benign, or non-cancerous. This doesn’t stop people wanting to have them removed of course; very often it will be something that an individual decides to do from the point of view of vanity rather than necessity.
Generally speaking if the mole isn’t a malignant melanoma then its removal will not normally be covered on a person’s medical insurance, so the individual is left with the choice of having to fork out for what can be an expensive medical procedure or seek alternative methods of removal.
The good news is that the options for natural mole removal are plentiful with the advantages being some of the following:
- Significant reduction in treatment costs versus surgical procedures
- Able to carry out treatment in the comfort of own home
- No waiting time for procedure
- Vast amount of choice available
What are My Options for Diy Mole Removal?
When an individual makes the decision to take care of their mole removal themselves they are faced with a large selection of different options, some of which are:
Apple cider vinegar:
- This is very often found in commercial mole removal products, however normally at a reduced strength.
- Ensure the skin area is cleansed properly before application.
- Apply the apple cider vinegar directly to the mole; this is normally achieved with either a cotton bud or soft cotton cloth.
- Cover the mole with a band-aid; this will have the effect of locking in the apple cider vinegar.
- Repeat this process twice daily for 1-2 weeks and after which time the moles appearance should have been greatly reduced.
Castor oil and baking soda:
- This should be mixed into a paste, similar to how toothpaste comes.
- Again, ensure that the skin area is clean.
- Application can be by finger tips, by rubbing the mixture into the mole area, it is important not to aggravate the mole by rubbing too hard though.
- Leave the castor oil and baking soda mixture to dry.
- Once dried it can be covered with a band-aid.
- Repeat this process daily for the next 10 days or so, after which time the mole should have disappeared.
Dermatend mole removal:
- This natural product can be bought at many outlets without the need for a prescription.
- The surface area of the mole should be ‘agitated’ lightly with the head of a new toothbrush.
- Using a cotton ball and some hydrogen peroxide, the area should be cleaned thoroughly prior to application of the Dermatend.
- Using a clean fingertip the Dermatend can be applied to the entire area of the mole
- Cover the area with a band-aid.
- Re-apply daily, the normal results is that a scab will form on the mole, at which point the Dermatend has done its job. It is now a question of keeping the area clean.
- This product is favoured above some of the other natural juices that can smell quite bad.
- Cleanse the area with warm water and a mild soap.
- Gently ‘agitate’ the area with the head of a new toothbrush, taking care not to rub too hard.
- Work in the Iodine, ensuring that the mole is completely covered.
- Allow to dry and cover with a band-aid.
- Re-apply for the next 2-3 weeks, this method can take a little longer than the likes of the apple cider vinegar or indeed some other home remedies; however many people prefer it because it doesn’t generate a bad smell.
You can always find more mole removal remedies by visiting “Home Remedies” category in the menu. The important thing to remember with diy mole removal is that different techniques may work better on different people. If there is any kind of reaction to the treatments then it is important to stop immediately and if necessary consult a dermatologist or health care professional.