Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP )

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) is a non-surgical cosmetic tattoo procedure that creates the appearance of fuller, thicker hair for those experiencing hair loss or thinning hair. Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) is an innovative procedure providing a natural-looking solution for hair loss that is non-invasive, low maintenance, and delivers permanent results. SMP involves using specialized tools to deposit pigments into the scalp that replicate the appearance of real hair follicles. Scalp micropigmentation is the best treatment for Hair Loss, Balding or hair thinning -cosmetic pigmenting procedure for bald / balding scalp to create illusion of fuller hair. A safe pigment that can mimic appearance of hair follicle is implanted in the epidermal layers of the skin. By camouflaging the surface area of the scalp where the hair loss has already occurred, SMP helps to create a fuller scalp for the client. Scalp micropigmentation a great confidence boosting hassle free solution for men & women of all skin types suffering from hair loss or thinning of hair. A far better alternative to topic powders as it creates the similar effect, but is semi-permanent, smudge free & hassle free. Scalp micropigmentation does not treat the cause of hair loss but in conjunction with existing hair, just like any other permanent makeup technique, it creates an illusion of healthier, younger crown. The SMP process does not involve creating hair like stroke like the case of brows but instead create thousands tiny dots in different hues of black / brown that blends in with your natural hair

FAQs on scalp micropigmentation

Are you planning for scalp micropigmentation? Well, if you are planning for one, you are on the right page with us for more information on scalp micropigmentation. Here is what you need to know before you opt for scalp micropigmentation.

How long does scalp micropigmentation last?

Scalp micropigmentation is considered a permanent treatment. This generally lasts for 6 years or more depending on many factors such as the procedure performed, aftercare, and follow-up sessions. As per research, it has been confirmed that scalp micropigmentation starts to lighten in about 4-6 years and may require regular touch-up sessions.

To allow scalp micropigmentation to last for a longer time, it is important to get done over with 2-3 sessions with a sufficient gap of 10- days between each session which allows deep pigmentation. These sessions will create more density and fullness to ensure long-lasting results of pigmentation.

Is scalp micropigmentation a good idea?

Yes, scalp micropigmentation is a good idea, especially for reduced density of hair, or hair thinning caused due to multiple reasons for hair loss. If you have been battling hair loss, it is important to rectify it and get it treated. Until you undergo treatment, scalp micropigmentation is a good way to create fuller and thicker hair which will add up to scalp density. Moreover, scalp micropigmentation helps in improving blood circulation and rejuvenation of hair follicles to some extent as it involves the deposition of pigment through tiny needles.

Can hair grow after micropigmentation ?

Yes, hair can grow after micropigmentation. Micropigmentation works as a supportive therapy for hair growth which not only helps in camouflaging the hair density but also helps in promoting blood circulation which encourages hair growth. Stress is considered a major reason for hair loss. If you are stressed due to hair loss issues, it is strongly recommended to get micropigmentation done for people with hair thinning and reduced density of hair to boost their overall confidence, self-esteem, and personality.

How much does scalp micropigmentation cost?

Scalp micropigmentation costs around Rs.15,000 to Rs.80,000 depending on various factors which include the expertise and experience of the artist, the best place in the city, a procedure performed with pigments used, and other factors. It is important to choose the best solution for micro scalp pigmentation that offers long-lasting and safe results rather than checking the cost of the treatment.

How painful is scalp micropigmentation?

Scalp micropigmentation is a painless procedure with minimally invasive solutions that have no downsides with low maintenance. It is important to get the scalp micro pigmentation from the best PMU artist to attain the desired results. Some minimal pain might be present due to the sensitivity of the scalp. It is important to check up with your PMU artist during the initial consultation to rule out the same before you go ahead with scalp pigmentation.

Is micropigmentation better than a hair transplant?

It is important to give a fair chance for micropigmentation before a hair transplant to promote hair growth. Moreover, micropigmentation is better than a hair transplant in terms of minimal invasiveness, better results, long-lasting solution, and cost.

Is scalp micropigmentation worth it?

Scalp pigmentation is considered as the most effective solution especially if the hair transplant fails to give the desired result of hair density. It is worth it as it is a safe and effective solution for those battling reduced hair density. If you are currently under medical treatment for hair loss, it is advisable to get scalp micropigmentation done which will help in camouflaging the reduced density, until you are done with the treatment.

How much does scalp micropigmentation (SMP) cost in India?

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) cost in India is around Rs.18,000 to 80,000 depending on the scalp areas affected. It is considered one of the affordable ways and best techniques to cover bald areas. It has less maintenance and is considered super easy.

How Long Does it Takes for the Results?

Although the great effects of scalp micropigmentation can be enjoyed immediately after the procedure, For the most ideal results 2 to maximum of 3 sessions may be needed. Time taken for each session depends on the balding area that needs to be covered. Roughly 15 – 20 minutes might be required to cover 1 square inch patch.

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What’s the Precare & After Care for SMP

One should shampoo the scalp nicely with a nice scalp cleanser to remove all the excess oils off the skin. Remember to not follow up with any other product like conditioner / mask etc on scalp on the day of appointment. Also avoid any high intensity activities like gymming that might activate your sweat glands on the day of procedure.

In terms of after care One should avoid swimming, hot showers, saunas & sweating for 15 to 20 days. Wearing a cap to avoid sun exposure can aid in longer lasting results. One should also apply mild moisturiser on the scalp every 2 days for 10 days after the appointment.

How Long Does the Scalp Micropigmentation Results Last?

With Sufficient After care the results can last for 2 to 7 years depending on the amount of sweat & oil ones skin produces. However like any other form of tattoo , in between touch ups ensure the vibrancy of results. Minimize usage of harsh cleaning products & direct sunlight to increase the longevity of results. The pigment will fade gradually as all skins naturally exfoliates. Normal skin types will have the longest lasting results.

Can scalp micropigmentation treatment procedure damage the health of scalp or stop further hair growth?

Scalp micropigmentation treatment does not hamper the growth of hair. Any king of micro needling when executed by right technicians improves the blood circulation and helps to stimulate the functionalities. Hence it may stimulate natural hair growth in a short run.  

What is the cost for Scalp Micropigmentation in Mumbai?

The cost for SMP is derived based on the amount of area that needs coverage and the number of sessions required. Typically an oilier / sweatier scalp might call for more sessions. The cost ranges based on the seniority and experience of the technician. For a professional level work in Mumbai or metro cities of india, one can expect the cost to range from rupees 2500 to 5000 per square inch.

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