What is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Scalp micropigmentation (also known as Smp) is the number 1 non invasive treatment for hair loss.  A form of medical tattooing were Natural Pigment is strategically applied within the dermal layer of the scalp to give the illusion of tiny hair follicles.  When   Applied by a trained specialist this procedure will perfectly replicate the shaved head look, hence it is becoming a preferred treatment of choice for hair loss.

How long does the treament take?

This can vary on the individual case.  On average session can last between 2-4 hours depending on level of hair loss and which session.  First sessions tend to be shorter than second and third as that’s when the real detail and 3D is added.

Can Scalp Micropigmentation camouflage my hair transplant scar?

Yes scalp micro pigmentation is very effective in camouflaging many different scar types, including hair transplant and accident scars.

Will Scalp Micropigmentation work with different hair colours?

Yes, our trained specialist will be able to match your hair density and colour and blend the SMP perfectly into your existing hair.

Will Scalp Micropigmentation change colour like tattoos?

No, unlike normal tattoo ink that can turn a green/blue colour after some time, scalp micro pigmentation will not discolour. We use the best and finest pigments on the market that have been tried and tested over years and do not discolour.

How long does Scalp Micropigmentation last?

Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a permanent procedure and is only fully removable by laser.  However, over time your treatment may fade to a lighter shade dependant on various factors including, lifestyle and sun exposure.  Most of our clients like to come in for a quick top up treatment between 3-5 years, just to really bring your SMP treatment back to life!

How much does Scalp Micropigmentation cost?

Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a permanent procedure and is only fully removable by laser.  However, over time your treatment may fade to a lighter shade dependant on various factors including, lifestyle and sun exposure.  Most of our clients like to come in for a quick top up treatment between 3-5 years, just to really bring your SMP treatment back to life!

How many treatments should I expect?

This again depends on level of hair loss.  Average treatments consist of 3 sessions spread over a period of 4-6 weeks.

Does Scalp Micropigmentation hurt?

This we like to let our clients answer.  Previous surveys has shown clients report mild to hardly no pain or irritation.  Unlike a normal tattoo pigment is deposited in the upper dermis layer and does not go as deep as a tattoo.  We have even had clients fall asleep mid treatment.

Will Scalp Micropigmentation work with long hair?

Yes, we often have clients that are thinning only in certain areas of the head and SMP can be used to disguise areas of thinning hair giving the appearance of more fuller and thicker head of hair

Will need to take time off work?

Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a non surgical procedure.  You may have some redness to the scalp which resides between 24/48 hours allowing you to return to work within a couple days and no side effects like other hair treatments.

Is Scalp Micropigmentation only suitable for men?

Whilst this procedure works amazingly for men looking for the shaved head look or to add density to thinning hair, SMP is also proving popular amongst women that are suffering from thinning hair.  Pigment can be applied to the thinning areas to give the appearance of thicker stronger hair.