Scalp MicroPigmentation (SMP) is non-surgical, hassle-free and cost-effective hair loss solution that creates the look of a shaven head or short hairs by strategically injecting pigments in the dermal layer of the scalp skin.
What is SMP hair treatment?
Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a procedure that is used to create the illusion of shaved hair, stubble, or greater density in hair-bearing areas that have lost hair or require augmentation.
Does SMP fade away?
After your complete sessions, your SMP is expected to last for a long time. It usually lasts up to 6-7 years. Then after some time, the color starts to fade away. Note that even after all these years, your Scalp Micropigmentation does not discolor.
Does SMP damage hair follicles?
Scalp Micropigmentation does not damage your hair follicles! The Scalp Micropigmentation procedure is done by going in between your existing follicles to create depth and density. Even if your artist happens to go over your hair follicles by accident, it still won’t damage them.
Does SMP stop hair growth?
No, the scalp micropigmentation treatment will not grow your hair back. However, the SMP treatment will give you the look of short hair or a tight buzz-cut. We recommend keeping your hair at a shorter length to create the most natural outcome.
Does SMP look real?
No, not at all. Whilst bearing the above in mind, it’s also important to understand that achieving a natural look from your SMP takes a little care and attention. It’s a highly skilled profession and if you fall onto the dark side of the industry, it can look far from the real deal.
Is SMP safe?
To provide you with a broad response, yes, SMP is safe.
Can I wear a hat after SMP?
You can wear a hat immediately after each treatment. Don’t worry about sleeping on it, the pigment won’t smudge or smear on your pillows.
Will I regret scalp micropigmentation?
Will I Regret Scalp Micropigmentation? No, you will not regret it.
Is SMP reversible?
Yes. Although we’ve never had to remove any SMP procedures to date, the SMP procedure is reversible. By using a tattoo removal laser, the pigment in the scalp can be removed. … Also, because SMP doesn’t use much color (yellows, greens, etc), most or all of the pigment will be removed.
When can I shave my head after SMP?
How long do I have to wait until shaving my head? Until day four or five. We recommend an electric foil shaver.
Can you get a hair transplant after SMP?
Can you have a hair transplant procedure and Scalp Micropigmentation? Full disclosure– we recommend it. The results of combining SMP with a hair transplant or with follicular unit extraction (FUE), can exceed that of just the hair replacement procedure.
Does scalp micropigmentation look fake?
So does scalp micropigmentation look fake? No, it doesn’t – not even slightly. However, there are caveats if you want to achieve a hairline that is indistinguishable from that of a real one. When all said and done, any scalp micropigmentation treatment is as good as the technician who has administered it.
How long does SMP take to heal?
There is no down time or recovery period following a scalp micropigmentation treatment, although slight redness on the skin from each tattoo session may last between 24-48 hours. Many patients return to work the next day and the basic time table between treatments is seven days.
Is scalp micropigmentation a good career?
If you are looking for an exciting career that pays well, working as a scalp micropigmentation (SMP) artist is worth it. As more and more people need the treatment, it opens up plenty of opportunities for the SMP field.
What is SMP salary?
Statutory Maternity Pay ( SMP ) is paid for up to 39 weeks. You get: 90% of your average weekly earnings (before tax) for the first 6 weeks. £151.20 or 90% of your average weekly earnings (whichever is lower) for the next 33 weeks.