Scalp micropigmentation

What is scalp micropigmentation (SMP)?

SMP is a permanent solution to hair loss and will last a lifetime with maintenance touch ups along the way.

How often you require touch ups depends on various factors such as immune system and how you look after your treatment. Some clients may require touch ups around every 4 to 6 years where as others may require touch ups every two years. Some may never need a touch up.

How real will it look?

Scalp Micropigmentation gives the look of a shaven head or a stubble shadow look.

How long will the treatment take?

1st 2 to 5 hours 2nd 2 to 5 hours and 3rd 2 to 4 hours. All quotes are for 3 visits. 1st to 2nd visit a 10 day gap and 3rd a 4 week gap

How will you get the right colour shade?

The first treatment is done slightly lighter to see how the pigment settles in the scalp, then the second treatment the colour can be left as it is or altered to see if you need to go darker.

 How will we do the front hairline?

We can go through some pictures of hairlines and then we will draw some hairlines on you. When doing hairlines it is always best to play it safe not going to low on the first visit. Then on the second visit you will have decided how low you want to go. Also various hairlines can be done depends what you like jagged, soft, slightly receding its best to have soft to start with.

Is it the same as a normal tattoo?

No. SMP can be referred to as a medical tattoo but the treatment is performed using a completely different technique to regular tattoos. The needles, ink and equipment different to those used for regular tattoos.

Will it damage existing hair?

No not at all, if anything the treatment has been known to stimulate hair growth in some cases.