Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a non-invasive treatment that can help people who suffer from alopecia. SMP hair solutions use natural pigments to create the appearance of hair on your scalp, which makes alopecia a lot less noticeable.
Nearly 2% of the population will experience alopecia during their lifetime.
If you’re suffering from alopecia, this article will give you all the information you need to know about how SMP works and whether it’s right for you.
What Is Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) for Alopecia?
Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is a safe and effective cosmetic tattooing method used to restore the appearance of hair for people who suffer from alopecia symptoms.
This procedure involves depositing pigment into the scalp to create the appearance of hair follicles. Scalp micropigmentation helps to conceal bald patches and alopecia scars.
Who Is Scalp Micropigmentation For?
Scalp micropigmentation is for anyone affected by alopecia. Alopecia is a condition that causes hair loss and results in bald patches. There are several alopecia types, and each type can cause different symptoms.
The two main types of alopecia:
- Androgenetic alopecia, which is also known as male pattern baldness
- Alopecia areata, which is an autoimmune disorder
Androgenetic alopecia is the most common type of alopecia, and it affects both men and women.
Hair loss from alopecia areata usually affects just one area of the head, creating a patchy appearance. It can cause hair to fall out in small round patches anywhere on the scalp.
What Are the Benefits of Scalp Micropigmentation?
Scalp micropigmentation helps to restore your hair and conceal your alopecia symptoms. The procedure helps to:
- Create a natural look by blending with your own hair
- Cover up faded scars from past alopecia patches
- Conceal bald patches caused by alopecia
- Restore your confidence and self-esteem
How Does SMP Hair Solutions Work for Alopecia?
A licensed SMP technician will use a handheld device to deposit medical-grade pigments into the scalp.
The pigment is custom matched to blend in with your hair and is applied in a series of tiny dots to mimic natural hair follicles for a fuller, realistic look.
The process takes around 2-4 hours, depending on the number of areas being treated, and it can take 2-4 sessions to achieve the results you want.
How Long Will the Results of Scalp Micropigmentation Last?
Scalp micropigmentation is a long-lasting, permanent makeup solution for people who suffer from alopecia or other hair loss conditions. The results can last 3 - 6 years or longer but may fade over time and require a touch-up.
To help ensure that your scalp micropigmentation lasts as long as possible, avoid excessive sun exposure and wear sunscreen when outdoors.
Scalp Micropigmentation Can Help With Alopecia
If you’re suffering from alopecia, we highly recommend that you schedule a consultation with one of our scalp micropigmentation experts.
SMP hair solutions can help conceal bald patches and alopecia scars, giving you back your confidence and self-esteem.
Prices for the procedure vary depending on the areas being treated but start at $1800. Contact us today to book your appointment.