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By Jessica Rach For Mailonline. A teaching assistant who picks the skin on her face for up to three hours a day due to a rare condition has found the confidence to stop hiding behind makeup thanks to selfies. Sophie Langridge, 25, of Bournemouth, has had dermatillomania for ten years, a disorder that sees sufferers compulsively pick their skin when they are stressed or anxious. The condition began when she was a teenager with acne, and it now causes her to tear her skin-off almost every day, leaving her scarred. Sophie admits she hid behind wearing foundation for years, but after sharing a make-up free selfie online, which garnered support from strangers, she has regained her confidence. Sophie Langridge, 25, of Bournemouth, has suffered from Dermatillomania for the past decade, a disorder which sees sufferers pick their skin when they are stressed or anxious. She's finally found the confidence to go bare-faced thanks to taking selfies seen without make-up in one of her selfies posted online to raise awareness.
February 6, 2014
Phil focused on skin picking! Twenty-one-year-old Samantha says that four years ago, she began obsessively picking at her skin, leaving her with scabs and scars all over her face and body. She confides that she hates her appearance so much that she even wears makeup to bed. She says that she desperately wants help to stop her picking, especially since her younger sister, Rachel, has also started doing it within the last year. What does Dr.