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12 Helpful And Natural Ways To Get Rid Of Pesky Moles

Are you facing problems being friends with that pesky little mole below your left cheekbone or on the back of your neck? Is it irritating you and stripping your confidence away from you? If so, let me tell you that you don’t have to worry no more. We have got some cool tricks for you that will wipe away your insecurities along with your mole.

But first, let’s understand what moles exactly are. Scientifically known as melanocytic naevi, moles occur anywhere on the face and body in singles or clusters. They come from the word melanin, a pigment that is responsible for giving color to the skin. The more the melanin, darker the complexion. They are usually black or brown in color and may or may not be smooth. Different people have different types of moles and different perceptions at them. For some, it’s smooth and adds to their beauty, while for some it’s raised and looks unsightly. Some may have hair on their moles while others may not.

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Most common factors that contribute to mole formation are pregnancy, puberty, genetics, and prolonged exposure to sunlight. They may also be caused when a person reaches middle age. If your moles change in shape, size and color, it is recommended that you to visit a dermatologist because in such cases, the risk of it being a cancerous mole is high.

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Whatever the reason and however the texture, if you seem to be annoyed with your pesky mole and want to get rid of it ASAP, don’t go for a chemical treatment just yet. Different remedies suit different people. Why not try these 12 remedies to get rid of pesky moles first?

1. The magic potion – onion juice

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Onions smell disgusting, so do some medicines. Let me put it directly, onion is very powerful for mole removal, it is as powerful as medicines, the only difference being, you don’t have to consume it. Onion is acidic and it can help remove your mole layer by layer till it disappears completely.

  • Grind some onions and apply the juice directly on your mole using a cotton swab. Let it sit for half an hour before washing away. Repeat it thrice a day for one month.
  • Alternatively, take equal amount of onion juice and apple cider vinegar and apply it on the affected area. Leave it overnight. Follow this remedy every day for one month.

2. The tortoise – castor oil

To describe the effect of castor oil, it is best to say it works like a tortoise, nevertheless, helps you win the race. It is very effective in treating skin diseases such as skin tags and moles. So though it works at a leisurely pace, it gives you amazing results. It works layer by layer and when washes off the mole completely without leaving scars.

  • Take equal amounts of castor oil and baking soda to form a paste. Apply this paste directly on the mole and let it sit till it dries. Wash off with water and repeat it twice a day, every day.
  • Alternatively, you can use castor oil without baking soda too.

3. The all-rounder – aloe vera

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Aloe vera is so awesome, you can blindly trust it. It promises to cure every ailment of yours, including ugly moles. I swear by it and so will you, once you use it. It is non-acidic, so you don’t have to take a dummy test. It’s heaven on earth.

  • All you need to do is take an aloe vera leaf, cut it vertically and place it on your mole. Let the gel do its wonder for a good 2-3 hours before washing it. Repeat 3 times a day, every day for one month. It’s painstaking, yes, but you have to put in efforts to get the results.

4. The whodunnit – pineapple

Using fresh pineapple juice on your moles will lighten them and make them less visible as it is sealed with loads of citric acid. This effect can be doubled when used with sea salt as the pigment breaks down and vanishes over time. We never knew pineapple could be so effective!

  • To know how to get rid of moles, mix equal amounts of pineapple juice and sea salt. Apply it on your mole and leave it for a few hours before washing with plain water.
  • Alternatively, apply pineapple juice on your moles using a cotton swab. Leave it on till the juice dries, or if possible, leave it on overnight. Repeat 3 times a week for many weeks.

5. The we all know it – honey


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Honey is anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. It has healing properties that will lighten skin after it removes your mole. Make sure you use 100% pure honey for faster results.

  • First things first. Clean the affected area with soap and water to remove dirt residues. Then take a cotton ball and dip it in honey. Apply it on your mole and let it sit for a few hours. Do this twice a day. The mole will lighten and fall off.

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6. The we all knew it – again – apple cider vinegar

Again, apple cider vinegar finds its way into every beauty related remedy. It helps less in the kitchen and more for the body. Apple cider vinegar is acidic which may make your mole worse initially, but if you use it religiously, it will work wonders for you. To know how to get rid of moles with apple cider vinegar, you must:

  • Take a cotton ball and dip it into apple cider vinegar. Dab it on the mole and secure it with a bandage. Leave it overnight, wash away in the morning. Do this every night for many nights till you get the desired results.

7. The fast healer – garlic

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Garlic is a fast healer. It has natural enzymes that break down the clusters of cells with which moles are formed. It does multiple works of both removing moles and lightening the color of skin.

  • Take a garlic clove and crush it until it forms a paste. Before applying it on the skin, cover your mole with petroleum jelly as garlic tends to have burning effects. After adequately protecting your skin with oil or petroleum jelly, apply garlic paste and leave it overnight. Wash it in the morning. Follow this remedy for one week.

8. The who knew it – banana peel

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Who knew something as useless as a banana peel can be so effective? Can’t even think about it, right? This organic waste – commonly known as banana peel, will dry the mole and make it fall off.

  • Take a banana and scrape the insides of its skin. Apply it onto your irritating mole and secure it with a bandage. Leave it overnight and do this every night till you see the results you want.

9. The safe player – iodine

Garlic can be harsh with the skin, castor oil is slow, banana peel is nauseating, and honey is slippery. What’s left? Iodine. It plays safe. It has a good relationship with sensitive skin and it offends no one.

  • Take a cotton ball or a Q-tip and dip it into iodine. Place it on the mole and let it sit for a few minutes. Repeat twice a day, every day. You will notice the difference after a few days till the pesky thing falls off.

10. The surprise package – cashew nuts

Cashew nuts have certain enzymes in them that can effectively remove moles. It’s 100% safe and easy. It has anti-fungal and anti-viral properties that can ward off the small black bumps from your skin.

  • Soak some cashews in water and grind them to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the affected area and let it sit for a couple of hours. Repeat daily till the mole disappears.

11. The are you serious? – flaxseed oil

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Raised bumps can be removed with flaxseed oil. It creeps inside the moles and makes them loose from around the edges. It is a painless method and the safest to get rid of moles.

  • Grind a few flaxseeds into a fine powder. Mix the powder with honey and a few drops of flaxseed oil. Make a thick paste and apply it on the mole thrice a day.

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12. The mixture

Acidic fruits can very well be used to get rid of moles. These fruits include grapes, figs, pineapple, green apple, etc., They can eliminate moles completely and leave no scar behind.

  • Take the aforementioned fruits and make their juice. Mix them well and apply the solution directly on your mole. Make sure you apply it on your mole and not other parts of your skin. Let it sit for a few minutes. Use twice a day, every day till you see desired results.

And that’s how to get rid of moles effectively and naturally, in a relatively painless manner. Let us know if these remedies did the trick for you in the comments section below.

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12 Helpful Tips On How To Get Rid Of Moles Naturally
If you're bothered by the pesky mole on your cheekbone, here's how to get rid of moles naturally, without spending any money.
Alisha Khan

Alisha Khan

I'm a quick-learner, an observer and a pizza lover. Writing comes to me quite naturally. Give me a blank screen and I will fill it with eloquent words in no time. I'm a passionate traveler, a hungry reader, an avid movie watcher and a stubborn pessimist. Negativity gives me strength. When I'm not watching movies, you will find me gracing the pages of Jeffrey Archer's novels. I believe if you have the desire and commitment, you can achieve anything in the world. Sky is not the limit.