Most frequent Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) questions and answers

Scalp Micropigmentation is a permanent hair loss solution
Often referred to as cosmetic hair or Hair Tattoo

Scalp Micropigmentation typically lasts 3-5 years. 

After that time, a client may experience some slight fading, to which they can come back in for a quick touch up.

Overall, scalp micropigmentation can hurt a little bit, but the pain is usually very mild. Some patients require a little break before the procedure is continued, while others find it easy to just read a book while the session is carried out.

SMP (Scalp Micropigmentation) will not damage hair follicles as the hair follicles are much deeper in the scalp than the pigment is placed.

Scalp micropigmentation works best with long hair when the client is suffering from certain types of hair loss

If your hairline is intact, and you’re merely experiencing hair thinning across your scalp.

Scalp Micropigmentation can give the illusion of depth to your hair.

Although a fully shaven head is most common for Scalp Micropigmentation.

Many clients receive treatment to add density to thinning hair or bald spots, in which case shaving is not necessary,.

But shorting the hair helps us to work on your head. 

For this kind of treatment to have a natural appearance for hair loss, it is actually necessary to have hair distributed all over the head.

Scalp Micropigmentation is a process that uses micro needles to “tattoo” pigment into the scalp

It creates the appearance of tiny hair follicles to restore the look of a fuller head of hair. The procedure replicates your natural hair follicles while strengthening and adding density to thinning areas.

How much does Scalp Micropigmentation cost

It depends upon the thinning or balding pattern, the area of the scalp to be covered and if any scars are present. 

Here is a guide on what you may expect to pay:

Mild hair loss: $500 – $1200

Medium hair loss: $1200 – $2400

Advanced hair loss: $2400- $3400

If you would like a more personal quote then contact us or ring 0451149482.

Every person is different which is why you need a Free Consultation to access your hair loss.

Micropigmentation is  permanent. While the effects may last up to eight years, the treated area will fade over time since all skin naturally exfoliates itself. 

You would then need another SMP session to bring it back to life.


After six days, it’s okay to wash your head using warm water and shampoo. 

However, watch for any scalp dryness after showering. 

If you experience dry skin, apply moisturizer in the morning and evening until it is resolved.

It would only require two to three days for the redness to go away.

The entire healing process only takes about seven days though there will be slight variations depending on the patient.

Typical tattoo needles are large, making them too imprecise when it comes to replicating the look and texture of tiny hair follicles.

Hairline tattoos use a micro needle that looks precisely like hair, not a painted-on dot. Tattoos also go five layers into the skin, while Micropigmentation only goes two layers deep.

Permanent makeup (PMU) or Micropigmentation is the revolutionary method of depositing hypoallergenic mineral pigments into the dermal layer of the skin.

This treatment is also known as permanent makeup or cosmetic tattooing.

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) is rapidly gaining popularity as a non-surgical solution to hair loss. … The tiny scalp tattoos replicate the natural appearance of hair follicles and provide the look of a full, shaved head or depth to longer hair.

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