Skin moles are black or brown spots on your skin and are usually harmless. You may just see one skin mole or several moles forming a cluster.
The texture of skin moles differs from one person to another and this is the reason some people may have smooth texture while others may have a coarse texture.
Moles on your skin can be flat as well as raised and this again differs from person to person. In fact some people may notice a hair growing out from a mole.
Fortunately there are several options for treating this skin problem and we are going to take a look at some home remedies to get rid of moles on your face and skin.
Before we discuss the home treatments lets take a look at why and how this skin lesion develops. And what are the available options to treat.
How And Why Do Moles Develop?
According to research studies moles develop when certain skin cells called melanocytes grow in cluster rather that getting distributed evenly on the skin.
Melanocytes provide the pigmentation for our skin and that’s why when they grow in a cluster a darker skin develops.
Further, it seems the real cause for development of moles on your skin is due to hormonal changes that happen in the body.
Hormonal changes happen due to several reasons like attaining puberty, pregnancy, menopause, certain medicines and others.
Some research studies have indicated a genetic connection to the formation of moles. So, if a member of your family has a mole on his or her face then there is a likelihood of you having a facial mole sometime in your life.
Options To Remove Moles on your face
Surgery: One of the options for skin mole removal is surgery. In this method moles are either shaved off or removed from the root. If you have many skin moles then this option can get expensive. Secondly, a surgical removal may leave a scar that may be difficult to erase.
Laser: Another popular method for facial mole removal is laser treatment. A laser beam is used to erase the mole from your face gradually over several sittings. This option may also prove to be expensive if you have many moles on your face.
Natural home remedies: Since your skin and face is one of important parts of your body it is best to be safe and get rid of moles on your face at home.
Normally home remedies don’t cost a lot and the ingredients can be procured from a local grocery store. However you should show some patience when trying out a few home treatments.
Simple Remedies To Get Rid Of Moles On Your Face At Home
Here are some home treatments that you can try from the comfort of your home and get rid of the embarrassing black and brown spots.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is an excellent item for treatment of several health problems. Since it is slightly acidic you can apply it regularly and slowly burn the moles.
Some people may have very sensitive skin that may be allergic to vinegar. Therefore it is best to try a small amount of diluted apple cider vinegar on your skin before you start using it regularly.
The best way to use ACV is to take a cotton ball and dip it in pure organic apple cider vinegar and then apply it to the moles. You can hold the cotton against the skin by using a gauze and medical tape.
To get best results leave the cotton ball for one hour and follow this technique for at least 10 days. Slowly you may notice your skin moles fading away.
Baking Soda And Castor Oil
One of the best home remedy to get rid of moles on your face naturally at home is the combination of baking soda and castor oil. The reason for effectiveness of this remedy is the discutient (disperse morbid matter) property of castor oil.
To prepare this remedy you should take a teaspoon of baking soda and add few drops of castor oil to it and then mix it to create a paste.
Apply the paste to the skin moles and leave it overnight. In the morning you can wash your skin using lukewarm water.
Using this remedy for 7 to 10 days may provide you amazing results if the remedy suits your skin.
Another way to fade away the skin moles is by using garlic. This is an item that you will find in your kitchen already. Garlic has some enzymes that help in clearing the skin moles.
Take 3-4 garlic pods and peel off the skin and then grind them to create a paste. Apply the paste to the moles and leave it overnight. In the morning you can wash your face with plain water.
You will have to follow this method for 10 days before you see the amazing power of garlic for removing skin moles.
A good remedy to get rid of moles on your face that have been there for long time is the use of cumin seeds. This remedy will also provide relief from pain and burning sensation if any.
Take a teaspoon of cumin seeds and grind it to get a fine powder. Now mix powdered cumin seeds with water to create a paste.
Apply the paste to the facial moles regularly for the next two weeks to get best results.
Dandelion plant works very well to remove skin moles because of its medicinal properties.
You can use dandelion root and rub it on the moles so that the juice from the root spreads to affected area.
Let the juice from the root be there for at least for one hour before you wash it off. Follow this procedure thrice a day for the next 3 to 4 weeks to see the desired results.
Another good remedy to fade away face moles is cashew fruit. Regular use of the pulp from this fruits can help you to remove moles in 4 to 6 weeks.
Take few cashew fruits and crush them so that you can use the pulp on the skin moles.
Aloe Vera works well for many skin problems because it is a natural sunscreen and works well as an antibacterial treatment also.
You can use Aloe Vera in the most natural form by plucking a leaf from the plant and break it to scrape the gel using a Q-tip. Now you can use this gel directly on your moles.
Apply the gel twice a day and leave it for about an hour before washing your skin. You may have to use this home remedy for 4 to 6 weeks to get rid of moles on your face at home.