Wartie uses cryotherapy (freezing) to remove the wart or verruca. We have been using Bazuka extra strength gel on some of the verrucas for about a year now and there has been no improvement so I figured it was worth trying another method out.
Wartie is super easy to use, you press down the lid and turn for 3 seconds and you hear it start to hiss, you then allow it to sit for a couple of seconds and use the metal tip to precisely apply the freezing to the exact site of the verruca or wart. If you press lightly it will freeze a smaller area than if you press firmly. You should apply for 20 seconds for a wart and 40 seconds for a verruca and it is amazing just how long this feels when you are holding it to a child's foot!
Wartie claims that it has outstanding freezing performance and can successfully remove a wart or verruca with one treatment, but you can treat additional times if necessary and you have to leave it about 14 days between treatments.
I first froze three verrucas about three weeks ago and sadly two of them are still there, but these are ones that have been there for about a year, so I figure they are stubborn and need some more applications to shift them. I therefore made another application a few days ago and am yet to see the results. One of the verrucas did disappear within a couple of weeks of the first application but this was a much newer one, so perhaps the key is to use the Wartie product when the verruca is new.
You can see how easy the product is to activate and use by watching this short video -
I tried to find where you could buy Wartie in the UK and my goggling came up with very little. I can see it for sale direct from the manufacturer on eBay for £13.99 for a 50ml canister which is says will give 18 treatments and the Wartie website says it is on sale in larger Boots stores but it does not appear to be available from Boots online.
I found Wartie an easy product to use and my daughter told me it tickled rather than hurt her. I think it is a well priced product given how many applications it can make and I like the fact that the application tip is very precise and therefore lessons any risk of burning unaffected skin around the verruca or wart. Wartie is suitable for children aged 4 plus years
July 2014 update - we used Wartie a number more times on veruccas that have been around for a while and sadly they are all still there, so personally I won't be buying this again.
Disclosure: I was sent the Wartie product free of charge for the purpose of this review. I have not been instructed what to write and I remain honest.