Warts, scientifically known as Verruca Vulgaris, can be very irritating, painful, and embarrassing. It's no surprise that those who have them want to rid of themselves of them fast. Here is a quick guide on how to get rid of warts using a nail polish remover.
Remove Warts With Clear Nail Polish
Step by step instructions on how to use this remedy
• Start by washing the infected wart with soap and water.
• Pat dry the skin with a clean towel.
• When the skin is completely dry, apply the nail polish directly on the wart. You can apply different layers, depending on the state of your wart.
• After covering the warts with the nail polish completely and when it is dry enough, cover the area with an adhesive tape.
Reapply the nail polish once a day. You will want to do this until the wart vanishes. We only recommend using a clear nail polish for this home remedy. Avoid colors and glittered brands.
Does Nail Polish Really Work To Remove Warts?
Yes, this method of using nail polish to remove warts from the body works effectively due to suffocation.
The layer of clear nail polish will prevent oxygen from getting to the wart. The nail polish doesn’t contain any virus killer rather, it will suffocate the HPV (wart) virus by preventing it from getting the oxygen it needs to continue to grow.
How Long With It Take For Nail Polish To Remove My Wart?
Basically, the amount of time needed to get rid of the wart completely will depend on the size, type, and location of the wart.
There are some conditions that will need a regular application of the nail polish and the warts can vanish within three weeks. Some people have claimed to have successfully gotten rid of the wart after only 6 weeks.
What Types Of Warts Can I Remove With Nail Polish?
The main aim of applying the nail polish onto the wart is to create a layer that will block oxygen from getting to the wart. That means that it will the layer of skin might not breathe freely. For that reason, you will want to be keen not to use the remedy on the face or the genitals.
This remedy should only be used to treat the common warts that mostly occur on the hands, the plantar warts that occur on the toes and heels, and the mosaic warts that occur on the sole. The other types of warts should not be treated with this remedy.
This method has been used for quite a while and it is based on the theory of suffocation. Earlier on, many people used the duct tape to cover the wart and after some days, they would pull it out. The only problem is that some air could get inside, which wasn’t as effective as such. That is when people started using the nail polish to completely seal the wart and make it vanish.