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annabellelantz

540d

Hi guys I started picking my scalp about 2 years ago and I don't know how to stop and it's making my hair fall out so any suggestions on how to stop. I think it's from stress and anxiety

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    • FiberArtist

      539d

      I just thought of something I made for my teenager for this specific reason. I took an old notebook cover I think from dollar tree and covered it all over with strips of different kinds of tape, and stickers in several layers, just every which way. Then they could pick and pull all over the book. They said it helped some when the urges came.

    • FiberArtist

      539d

      I just thought of something I made for my teenager for this specific reason. I took an old notebook cover I think from dollar tree and covered it all over with strips of different kinds of tape, and stickers in several layers, just every which way. Then they could pick and pull all over the book. They said it helped some when the urges came.

    • ifyouknowmenoyoudont

      540d

      My partner wears gloves most of the time to prevent himself from picking at scabs. It doesn't always work but it works for the most part.

    • FiberArtist

      540d

      I have to keep my hands busy when I feel the urge to pick. I do a lot of knitting! I also got anti-anxiety meds which does help some.

    • Loiz00

      540d

      Bandaids on other parts of my skin make me pick at those instead of my scalp, hats when I know I’m more likely to pick (in your case maybe if you’re going somewhere that makes you anxious), also I tend to pick my scalp less when my hair is shorter

    • Darkgigglebox

      540d

      Hey feel free to message me, I skin pick a lot and I have a couple tricks that may or may not help

      • catlover55

        539d

        @Darkgigglebox Can I message you? I have skin picking issues too and don't know what to do

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