• Skin Tags


    At DestinationSkin our expert practitioners can help treat skin tags with our safe and quick Advanced Electrolysis treatments. This means that if you drop into your local clinic on your lunch break (after a consultation, of course), you can be rid of  your skin tags by the time you get back to work!

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Anyone can be affected by skin tags, and where they appear on your body and at what frequency can have an impact on your confidence. Skin tags most often occur where the skin folds or creases, such as on the knuckles or in the elbows. They can be hereditary, and can also be found on people who are overweight, diabetic or pregnant.

What are skin tags?PlusMinus

Skin tags are very common, harmless, and can vary in color and size, ranging from a few millimeters up to 5cm (about 2 inches) wide. They are usually found on the neck, armpits, around the groin, or under the breasts. They can also grow on the eyelids or under the folds of the buttocks.

What do skin tags look like?PlusMinus

  • Skin tag under arm
    Cherry spots
  • Skin tag on back
    Skin tag on eyes

Why do I get skin tags?PlusMinus

Skin tags are, in a nutshell, loose skin that is attached to the body. They are caused by friction to the skin which can be from clothing, accessories or even from rubbing skin.  Men are often victim to skin tags as they are open to more friction on the skin from high collars and shirts. It’s not just clothing and necklaces which can cause skin tags though, as sometimes individuals who are overweight find that their skin can rub against itself, causing loose skin bumps.

How can I get rid of my skin tags?PlusMinus

Advanced electrolysis is a skin tag removal technique which uses a high intensity current to laser off the skin tag. It simply slices off the tag, which can feel like a hot pinprick or quick bee sting. The treatment will leave a small mark where the tag used to be, which will fade away and disappear over time. As it is usually a minor area to treat, there is no need for numbing cream and you can be out the door and skin tag free in as little as half an hour!

How much does skin tag treatment cost?PlusMinus

TREATMENTSingle treatment
Price

Course of 3 treatments
Price
ADVANCED ELECTROLYSIS FOR SKIN IMPERFECTIONS

A quick and highly effective treatment to treat a variety of minor skin ailments including skin tags, milia (milk spots), cherry spots and veins.
From
£69
From
£109
IPL & LASER TREATMENTS

Advanced laser therapy stimulates collagen within your skin, leaving you with a fresher, younger looking complexion.
From
£89
From
£259
MICRO-NEEDLING (Genuine Dermaroller and Electronic Dermastamp)

A highly effective treatment using a small handheld device that stimulates collagen and your body's own natural response to regenerating cells in a targeted area. Great for stretch marks, scarring and post-trauma pigmentation/skin blemishes.
From
£99
From
£259
MICRODERMABRASION

A quick non-invasive exfoliating treatment that removes dead skin cells to remove skin imperfections and improve skin texture.
£129£299
SKIN RE-SURFACERS & CHEMICAL SKIN PEELS

Skin resurfacers & chemical skin peels, offer a highly effective solution to tackling skin concerns on the body. Using active ingredients to help calm inflammation, control bacteria and clear surface oil, leaving you with clear blemish free skin.
From
£169
From
£409

FAQsPlusMinus

Q: Is advanced electrolysis for skin tags painful?
A: This treatment is usually a very quick and simple process. During the treatment, you can feel a sharp, hot sensation which only lasts a few seconds. As the skin tag dries you will begin to feel less and less.

Our tips for aftercarePlusMinus

We recommend you wear loose clothing and avoid wearing anything which could aggravate the treated area. We also recommend you take a break from necklaces now and then to prevent additional skin tags from forming. We recommend you keep the area clean and apply antiseptic for at least 5 days (2/3 times a day) and to obviously not touch or pick the area. There is the occasional chance, when treating larger skin tags, that the skin tag will dry up and fall off over 5-10 days after the treatment.

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Last edited: 11/12/2018