Paint it with Nail Varnish

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Not the most natural way to treat a verruca but seems to do the job for the same reason duct tape works - it suffocates the HPV virus which causes the verruca and creates an air tight seal around the affected area which blocks the dreaded verruca from an oxygen supply. A friend tried this and then admitted to me that it worked wonders after I told her I was in so much pain from this verruca on my foot.

What You'll Need

  • Clear nail varnish

What You'll Do

  • Make sure you wash the foot thoroughly using warm water and then towel dry.
  • Get some clear nail varnish and cover the verruca and the surrounding area with the nail varnish.
  • Leave to dry. If you want, you can also add a plaster to keep the area seaeled but it's not always neccessary.
  • Reapply every 3 days.
  • Should be gone in 10 days.

Tips & Warnings

  • Remember to let the nail polish dry otherwise it sticks to your socks! If your verruca doesn't go in a few weeks, go see a doctor just in case.
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