Tick removal: Squirt a glob of liquid hand soap on a cotton ball. Cover the entire tick with the soaked cotton ball for a full 20 seconds. The tick will back out and be stuck to the cotton ball when it's pulled away.
Step 2 – Take some dental floss and make a loose knot. Lay the knot around the tick area and gently tighten the knot making sure it tightens right where the tick meets your body. Once it is in the right position, tighten it down.
How to Remove a Tick. Everyone seems to have their own trick for removing a tick. Contrary to popular belief, holding a match to the tick, suffocating it with petroleum jelly, or poisoning it with nail polish only makes it burrow in more.
Steps to removing a tick safely : Use a pointy tick removal tweezer Disinfect with rubbing alcohol Grab tick close to skin and use slow, steady motion to pull tick out Disinfect again Consider Tick Testing for infection
Easy Tick Removal - Squirt a glob of liquid hand soap to a cotton ball, Cover the entire tick with the soaked cotton ball for a full 20 seconds. The tick will cease biting, back out and will remain stuck to the cotton ball when it's pulled away.
Ingredients 1 tablespoon Vodka or Witch Hazel 40 drops Rose Geranium Essential Oil (I've been using THIS one) ⅓ cup distilled water Homemade Tick Spray - a natural tick repellent that has kept me and my dog tick free for the past 3 years!