All you need to know about Scalp Micropigmentation

Hair loss is a very common issue now a days. Some people are comfortable with how they look however, there are a lot of people who find themselves more confident with a head full of hair. So what could be a permanent solution to this issue? If you are on this page, you might already have heard about SMP or Scalp Micropigmentation as one of the solutions to hair thinning or hair loss and you want to explore more about the procedure. So let’s dive in.

What is SMP exactly?

In technical terms, scalp micropigmentation is a non-invasive procedure where specially formulated pigments are placed at ideal depths in the thinning and balding areas of your scalp. This process can be thought of as similar to tattooing, hence also called hair tattoo. This procedure creates an illusion of thicker hairy blending with your skin tone and existing hair. The pigments are applied in a dot-like, layered fashion with shades of color.

Why should I consider it?

There are quite a decent number of benefits of SMP. Some of them being:

  • It restores natural looking hairline by creating an illusion of a fuller scalp
  • The process is non-invasive hence very less recovery time
  • It does not burn a hole in your pocket as other expensive procedures like hair transplant
  • The results are long-lasting, 8 to 10 years or even more in some cases
  • No harmful chemicals are used in the process
  • Less to no maintenance required
  • Also helpful in hiding scars on scalp if any.

Given the long list of advantages of SMP, it’s a no brainer that any one with hair loss problem should consider going for the treatment right? But wait, you also need to consider if you are the right candidate for the procedure.

Am I the ideal candidate?

You need to consider if your are on any medications currently which can contradict the success of SMP. Any medical conditions like dermatitis, cysts, dry skin etc, can also impact the decision. You should always consult with a SMP expert before going for the treatment. Sun exposure is another factor. Prolonged exposure to sun can reduce the life of the pigments used in SMP. So if you are someone who does an outdoor job, you also need to invest in a good sunblock so as to maximize the full potential of the procedure.

How much does it cost?

A SMP session of 2 to 4 hours with cost you $500. If you have hair thinning, you will need 1 to 3 such sessions to complete the process. If you are bald, it will take 3 to 5 sessions.

Why choose SMP of Austin?

We believe in transparency, communication and honesty. We have the best of industry, the ones who invented this procedure. Rest assured, you will get the best scalp micro pigmentation treatment in Austin. Call us at (512) 866-1598 or email us at for any queries or concerns and we will be happy to help! Book for a session now and get started with the journey of a more confident life!

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