SCALP MICROPIGMENTATION

FAQs, PRE-CARE, & POST-CARE

What is Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)?

Scalp micropigmentation or SMP is a highly advanced non-surgical treatment for male pattern baldness, alopecia, receding hairlines, thinning hair as well as surgical & transplant scars. This procedure will not cause hair to grow back but will only create the appearance of growing hair. 

What are the benefits of Scalp Micropigmentation?

  • Scalp Micropigmentation is absolutely safe. Scalp Micropigmentation doesn't involve the use of any harmful chemicals or drugs and therefore, it has no side effects. 

  • This hair loss treatment allows healing in just a few days. 

  • As scalp micropigmentation is a non-invasive procedure, it takes only 2 to 4 days to heal. It does not require stitches or dressings, and within 2-4 days after the treatment you will be able to return to your normal life. 

  • This treatment can hide any imperfections on your head.

  • This unique and absolutely safe hair loss treatment can help you hide your thinning hairline, making your hair look fuller. It can also be used to camouflage scars from past injuries, surgeries, or hair transplant.  
     

Who is a good candidate for Scalp Micropigmentation?

You may be a good candidate for SMP if...

you are suffering from alopecia, suffering from thinning/balding, want a stronger hairline, or have noticeable scars.

How long does Scalp Micorpigmentation last?

In most cases, a Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) treatment lasts for around 3 to 6 years. After this period, you may begin to notice slight fading of the pigments. When this occurs, you can undergo a "touch up" session in order to restore any fading. 

How long does Scalp Micropigmentation take?

Depending on the coverage needed, a single Scalp Micropigmentation session can take about 3-4 hours and most clients will require 3 to 4 sessions to complete their treatment. 

Does Scalp Micropigmentation hurt?

No, we have numbing cream for that! 

What is the aftercare like?

  • Stay out of heavy sun exposure

  • Avoid swimming or jogging in the rain for at least 3 weeks 

  • Excess sweating can damage results; hence you must avoid cardio exercise as well as any activities that might cause you to perspire. 

  • Avoid shaving your head for at least 3 days following the treatment

  • Avoid touching, itching, as well as picking your skin for the first few days in order to prevent the spread of bacteria. 

  • Ensure you have proper sun protection whenever you are out in the sun, in order to preserve the pigmentation. 

  • Avoid using cosmetics or any other products, which contain a high value of alcohol in them

  • Keep you scalp moisturized every day. 

How much does Scalp Micropigmentation cost?

The cost of SMP depends on various aspects such as the area of treatment, the skin type, scarring, hair density and style, and can range anywhere from $300-$400 for each session.