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nutterbutter

832d

I have severe issues picking at my skin and hair and was just hoping yall might have some suggestions for dealing with that obsessive need

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    • HealingHales

      820d

      I swear by Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty! It gives me something to do with my hands and helps me release a bit of my anxiety through movement, without being too distracting for other people. I like it because its portable too and a good physical therapy exercise for my carpal tunnel too! 👍

    • HealingHales

      820d

      I swear by Crazy Aaron's Thinking Putty! It gives me something to do with my hands and helps me release a bit of my anxiety through movement, without being too distracting for other people. I like it because its portable too and a good physical therapy exercise for my carpal tunnel too! 👍

    • Kat78

      822d

      I used to paint my nails then peel the dried nail polish off whenever I felt like picking

    • strawberrysoop

      830d

      i have the same problem!! i tear paper when i feel the compulsion to pick, but this doesn't always help unfortunately :/

    • gods_inhaler

      831d

      There is the product called pick n peel stones that was made for people with that specific issue, they release in drops so they can be a tad hard to acquire but I've heard they relieve that same feeling.

    • gothbutsoft

      831d

      I don't have any suggestions but I do have the same problem almost exactly. Tuning in to keep up with any suggestions

    • Pheobe37

      831d

      I would love answers if you find any!! I have been working on decreasing skin picking in my CBT sessions but like my entire life, my skin picking comes in waves of intensity. I bought a tangle toy to help fidget with something that feels similar to skin, it has several textures. I also use a serum “pick fix” on my skin after I pick. I tend to pick significantly more if there is the slightest imperfection and pick fix heaps speed up the healing process which helps!

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