How To Remove Warts On Face

One of the least attractive warts are the ones that are on the face. Statistics shows that more than 40% of the population has had facial warts. Here you will learn the causes of warts on face, how to prevent them and remove the warts so they don't come back.

The treatment that will have the best results on you will depend on the type of wart you have on your face. You can check this to know which type you have: http://clearmoleswarts.blogspot.com/2016/01/types-of-warts-and-treatment.html

You could have got the wart in many ways, the most common being from contact with a person having the human papilloma virus which means the person had warts (some people can be only carriers on the virus). Poor hygiene can get you warts too. It happens when you don't wash your hands after using the bathroom, petting stray animals, nail biting and itching. Note that warts are contagious, Make sure you take care of the wart on your face to avoid spreading it to other parts of your body.



Some other causes of a wart 'breakout' can be:

  • A weak immune system, happens mostly when you don't eat well. People more prone are adolescents since their bodies are changing, during pregnancy and older people.
  • Breakdowns and stress can cause chemical reactions in the body.
  • Metabolic disorders

What type of wart do you have on your face?


The photos below will help you determine if what you have on your face are really warts:

wart at the corner of the eye
wart at the corner of the eye
flat wart on forehead
flat wart on forehead
filiform wart near kid's eye
filiform wart near infant's eye
filiform wart adult eye
filiform wart adult eye
common warts on face
common warts on face
flat warts children chin
flat warts children chin
filiform wart on men's face (shaving can cause this)
filiform wart adult man chin
filiform wart adult man chin
flat wart woman forehead
flat warts on woman's forehead
periungual wart  on face
periungual wart  on face
filiform wart in beard
filiform wart in beard

How to remove warts on the face?


By now you must know your type of wart. Below we'll share a few home remedies for facial warts. Before starting any of the treatments make sure to clean your skin well. Preferably use liquid soap for delicate skin and avoid rubbing the infected area too much to avoid irritation or inflammation. You must have heard about using alcohol to clear facial warts but this is a myth since alcohol will only dry up the skin thus making it more prone to warts.



The most popular at home methods to get rid of warts are basically safe. You might find good results with some while others might not do anything at all to remove your wart. But do not lose hope as there's definitely one of these cure that will work on you. Even if were are going to use mainly 'green' products for these cure, we would recommend you check your skin sensitivity to any of the components that we will be using. Do so by applying some on the top side of your hand and leave overnight. If there is no unpleasant reaction, you can start with the cure.

Let's start.


  • Slicylic acid - Damp in a cotton ball and apply to wart. Let dry and place band-aid on wart. Leave for 2-3 hours. 
  • Sea salt - Wash your face daily with sea salt, you can mix some horseradish juice. Leave to dry on face then wash. Repeat twice daily.
  • Hydrogen peroxide - Look for 30% hydrogen peroxide from your local drugstore. Soak in a cotton ball and apply on wart. Leave on for 1-2 hours then wash with warm water. Repeat twice daily.
  • Potato - Grate a potato along with its peel. Apply to face as mask and let dry. This method works best on warts on the neck.
  • Ammonia spirit - Soften the wart by applying a wet cotton ball to it (damped in warm water), once the wart is soft, apply ammonia spirit.
  • Apple juice - crush a green apple, apply on face with the help of a cotton ball. Leave on for as long as possible. Repeat daily.
  • Aloe vera - apply a freshly cut of aloe vera to the wart. Rub and let dry, leave on skin overnight if possible. Repeat daily.
  • Onion and garlic - crush both ingredients, mix well and apply to wart. Hold in place with a band-aid. Do not leave on face for more than an hour. Rinse and repeat 3-4 times per day. Avoid using this technique too close to the eye to avoid burning.
Home remedies works on warts in most cases. If your don't go away you might want to seek medical assistance. We also invite you to try this technique that can get rid of your wart in less than three days.