Scalp Micropigmentation

What Is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) can greatly restore confidence for both men and women experiencing hair loss. SMP is considered a non-surgical cosmetic procedure that is performed with the use of a tattoo machine by a licensed tattoo & SMP certified artist.

The approach behind each SMP session is to re-create the look of hair follicles. What this does is fills in areas of the scalp that are lacking natural hair density by creating a seamless pattern of micro pigmented “dots” to simulate visually a “faux” hair follicle.

This procedure is perfect for men and women! The beauty behind SMP is it is fully customizable to fit each client needs. See if you are a good fit below…

Who Can Benefit From SMP?

Here are few client scenarios that SMP would be a good fit for…

Hair Thinning? Is your hair noticeably thinning throughout to the point your scalp is becoming more visible? Or maybe it is just in a certain area? SMP can help!

Thinning Hairline? The hairline can begin to thin or show a noticeable change in hair density for a number of reasons. SMP can help!

Receding or Uneven Hairline? Is your hairline starting to recede? Wish your hairline was more even and less jagged? Do your temple areas show? Guys want to look like you just left the barbershop with a crisp line always? SMP can help!

Male or Female Pattern Baldness? Are you lacking hair density on the crown or top of the scalp? Do you use hair fiber powders to cover or conceal the thin areas? Guys bald on top but still have hair on the sides/back so you shave it all? SMP can help!

Scarring from trauma or surgery? Do you have small-moderate scarring on the scalp from a trauma or surgery? SMP can help!

Alopecia? Do you suffer from alopecia on your scalp? SMP can help!

FAQ’s

HOW MANY SESSIONS DO I NEED?

To create a natural appearance, on average, most clients receive 3 treatments. Each treatment is performed every 14 days.

HOW LONG WILL IT LAST?

Touch ups may be needed every 4-6 years.

HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?

Each session can vary in length depending on the size and density of the area. Typical sessions range from 3-5 hours each.

WILL IT HURT?

A topical numbing anesthetic is applied to the areas being treated to help with any discomfort. The level of discomfort is on a case by case basis depending on your level of tolerance to the topical numbing. A good way to prepare yourself on your level of tolerance is how well do you numb at the dentist? Are you that client that needs extra?

WILL THIS AFFECT MY NATURAL HAIR GROWTH?

Not at all!

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Unfortunately, this a service where the “one size fits all” approach does not apply. Every client’s needs are different, the density, the area, the color and any scarring plays into pricing based on time required. So, to give an idea expect a price range of $500-$1000 per session. For a more accurate estimate please send us clear pictures of the area(s) you would like to treat! Contact us via text 913-599-4044 or email us at vogamanager@gmail.com to proceed. We try to get a response to you within 2 hours during normal business hours. ***Please do not contact the salon. All inquiries are handled via text or email to proceed to a consultation. ***

WHAT IS THE AFTERCARE?

The areas should be treated like a tattoo or open wound to ensure proper healing. It is very important to strictly follow the aftercare to avoid discoloration, premature fading or infection.

Avoid through ALL sessions as well as 28 days after last session
• NO chlorinated pools
• NO Saunas
• NO steam rooms
• NO tanning beds

DAY 0 TO 5

For the first 5 days following treatment, you should avoid the following:

• Sweating heavily– No intense exercise for 5 days. Excessive sweating will interrupt the healing process.

• Scrubbing and shampooing – Scrubbing the scalp can open wounds, and shampooing can introduce harsh chemicals.

• Shaving – Avoid shaving.

• Exposure to long-term sunlight – UV rays from the sun can cause sunburn and sun damage. This will lead to premature fading of the scalp pigmentation.

• Touching with hands – Refrain from touching your scalp with your hands too much. You could introduce bacteria and increase the risk of infection.

During the first 5 days, make sure you’re drinking plenty of water and taking any medication as prescribed. You can lightly rinse the scalp while it’s healing and dab the area with a wet cloth to keep it clean. Do not soak the scalp. It is recommended to wash your pillowcase daily with a gentle non-scented detergent. Or have multiple washed to switch out daily.

DAY 5 TO 10

You should be making great progress in the healing process. However, you are still healing. You’ll want to make sure you’re still keeping up with an aftercare routine. For the next 5 days, you should still avoid the following:

• Scratching the scalp – Like tattoos, the skin on your scalp may begin to peel. It’s important you avoid scratching or picking any scabs that may form.

• Shampooing or exfoliating – Some shampoo and exfoliants contain harsh chemicals can disrupt the formation of new skin layers during healing.

• Using skin irritants – While your scalp is healing, avoid irritants that could cause inflammation and disturb the healing process.

• Sweating heavily-You can resume light work outs that do not cause excessive sweating

What you can do is carefully shave or cut your hair if needed. This should be done with an electric trimmers only and not a razor. Make sure you have fully cleansed and sanitized the trimmers. You should also continue rinsing lightly with water and baby soap to clean the area. Applying a non-scented moisturizer formulated for sensitive skin will also help the healing stage during this time. It is important that it is fragrance free! You can also resume light exercise.

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