Scalp MicroPigmentation (SMP) is an amazing treatment for anyone with hair loss difficulty, even those who have a skin condition, or have worn hair systems, or have scars, or have receding hairlines or going bald, have thin hair, have undergone hair restoration surgery, or even just to add a little bit of density, all of these worries and more can be treated with Scalp MicroPigmentation.
This treatment is also popular among women, specifically post-partum hair loss in adding density to the hair line.
This treatment can change your life and how you view yourself. When it is done by a talented artist it could create and replicate that natural look of real shaven hair, or add lots of density for thinning hair.
What is Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP)
SMP is a non-invasive procedure in which tiny dots of pigment are deposited into the dermal layer of the skin to mimic a hair follicle. This creates the appearance of fuller thicker hair, can give the look of a full head of shaved hair, or completely restore a hairline. SMP camouflages hair transplant scars, accident-related scars and burns, and symptoms of alopecia, no matter how severe or recurrent.
How many sessions will I need?
This depends on the desired density. A full treatment takes an average of 1-3 sessions.
How long should I wait between sessions?
We like to see you back approximately 10-14 days after your procedure. At this point, the scalp will be fully healed and ready for the second or third procedure.
How long does the treatment take?
This will vary from person to person. On average, you can expect your session to be between 2-3 hours.
How long will it take to see results?
You will see results immediately following the procedure. In some cases, the skin will appear red and irritated but this will subside within a few hours.
Is there any downtime after receiving the treatment?
No, you will not require any time off for this treatment. You can immediately resume your everyday life with a few precautions. See aftercare instructions for further details.
How long does it last?
How long the SMP lasts depends on various factors, including skin type, genetics, treatment of the area, sun exposure, chemical use on the treatment area and many more factors. Typically, clients see great results for 4-6 years than might require some small touch-ups. Results will vary depending on the level of care taken to maintain results.
Does SMP hurt?
Pain tolerance varies from person to person. Some say it is slightly painful, while others say it does not hurt. We use Zensa numbing cream to help keep you comfortable during your procedure. In the first few days following the treatment, the sensation on the scalp may resemble that of a sunburn.
How long does it take the scalp to fully heal?
On average, it takes 7-10 days for your scalp to fully heal.
Do I need to bring anything to my appointment?
No, at Fluid Med spa, we provide everything needed for your procedure. We have TVs and tablets available to keep you entertained. Some people prefer to come equipped with their own ear buds and entertainment.
What type of pigment is used?
Used in over 80,000 procedures worldwide, we use Scalpa pigment formula and mixing solution. This pigment allows a match to any hair/skin colour. This is a charcoal based ink witch will keep true to its original colour, and not shade to a coloured hue over time.
What if I want to remove the SMP in the future?
SMP can be removed using lasers if you change your mind down the road. This is at the cost of the client.
What happens if I colour my hair or my hair goes grey?
Because the follicle of your hair in your scalp is always darker, it won’t matter if you change your hair colour. We do not recommend doing this and then going from a black to blonde, however, less drastic changes should not have a negative result. When you go grey, this happens over many years and the SMP will have faded slightly by then and the look will be natural.
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