Scalp micropigmentation Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a non-surgical cosmetic tattoo procedure in which pigment (ink) is deposited on the outer layers of the scalp via a needle to add density and replicate the appearance of natural hair follicles.
The surface area of the scalp where hair loss has already occurred is camouflaged to create a new hairline. Scalp Micropigmentation procedure is performed on people who suffer from alopecia or hair loss.
Micropigmentation strengthens and adds density to thinning areas by replicating natural hair follicles and hair color.
Benefits of Scalp micro pigmentation
Scalp Pigmentation is a safe and reliable treatment procedure and its major benefits are listed below:
- Long term usage
- Realistic look
- Youthful appearance
- Quick procedure and short healing time
- Minimal invasion
- Safe and secure
How is Scalp pigmentation done?
Tiny dots of black pigment are introduced using microneedles fitted on an electric tattoo device. This is less painful than traditional tattooing and usually done after numbing the scalp with an anesthetic cream. Minimal discomfort may be experienced by some.
The results are visible immediately but 2-3 sessions are recommended for optimum results. The pigment usually stays for 4-5 years.
- Keep the area clean and dry
- Use a moisturizer to avoid dryness and crusting.
- Avoid showering for 4 days and on the 5th day wash the scalp with cold water and mild soap.
- Do not shave the scalp with a razor blade for 10 days.
- Avoid swimming and saunas at least for 7-10 days after SMP.
- Men can use an electric shaver to trim the growing hairs.
Does Scalp Micropigmentation Damage Hair Follicles?
Scalp micropigmentation does not cause any damage to hair follicles.
Is Scalp Micropigmentation Safe?
This is a safe and reliable procedure with no serious side effects.
Is Scalp Micropigmentation Painful?
It is less painful compared to the traditional tattooing process.
How long does Scalp micropigmentation last?
Scalp micropigmentation usually lasts for 4-5 years