Frequently Asked Questions About Scalp Micropigmentation

Scalp Micropigmentation Frequently Asked Questions

Here we have covered frequently asked questions about scalp micropigmentation. If you can't find the answer to your question, you can mail us and our team will get back to you as soon as possible.


What is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Scalp micropigmentation is a cosmetic treatment in which pigments are used to make tiny dots on your scalp which resemble naturally shaved hair or it can also be used to make your hair look thicker.


How Much Does Scalp Micropigmentation Cost?

It depends on the level of baldness or the number of scars. But the average lies between $2000 to $4000.
Note: it's an average, it can also go lower than $2000 and above $4000.


How Does Scalp Micropigmentation Work?

Thin needles are used to apply tiny dots of pigments across your scalp which provides coverage to the balding parts of your scalp.


How many treatments should I expect?

It generally takes 2-4 sessions for most clients. But it can vary from person to person.


How long does scalp micropigmentation take?

A session of treatment takes 2 to 5 hours. And the time can vary depending on the skin type. Some skin types make the process complicated and others may be simple and quick.


How long does scalp micropigmentation last?

It stays for about 4 to 6 years. The pigments used in the scalp micropigmentation treatment are permanent pigments that stay for a longer time.


Is Scalp Micropigmentation Safe?

Yes. Scalp micropigmentation is a non-surgical process and is completely safe. The pigments used in the treatment are safe and it stays only on the outermost layer.


How do I choose a hairline?

You can choose your hairline according to your original hairline to make it look natural. However, it totally depends upon you to choose a hairline. We will help you choose the best for you.


Is Scalp Micropigmentation Permanent?

Scalp Micropigmentation is a semi-permanent treatment. It retains its pigments for about 4-6 years.


Will Scalp Micropigmentation work with gray hair?

Scalp micropigmentation can work with any color of hair. Even if it is gray.


Does Scalp Micropigmentation Hurt?

Numbing medicines are applied on your scalp before treatment which makes you comfortable. And the needles are very thin compared to traditional tattoo needles, so it is definitely less painful than a tattoo. And the pain threshold varies from person to person but usually, it is less.


Is Scalp Micropigmentation for long hair?

Scalp micropigmentation can be used to add density to long hair. And there are certain conditions for longer hair to get scalp micropigmentation work, like enough coverage of hair on the crown area and a relatively intact hairline.


Will it change color like tattoos?

No, it won't change the color like that of tattoo ink. It will only lighten over time, but it won't change color and give hues of green and blue like a traditional tattoo.


Will the scalp micropigmentation fade?

Yes, it will fade away over time and it requires touch-ups every 4-6 years.


Will scalp micropigmentation grow my hair back?

It won't grow your hair because it is not a hair loss treatment. It is a cosmetic treatment that gives you the appearance of shaved hair and it also helps in getting a fuller and thicker hair appearance.


Can Scalp Micropigmentation Be Removed?

Yes, you can remove the scalp micropigmentation whenever you want. The laser treatment used to remove micropigmentation is completely safe and effective.


Should I get scalp micropigmentation?

If you're dealing with age-related hair loss, alopecia, thinning, or scarring, scalp micropigmentation is a great solution. Most people are satisfied with the results after the treatment.


Who invented scalp micropigmentation?

The origin of Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is not clear and the technique was likely developed independently by multiple individuals. But it is believed that Alvaro C. Tranquina is the first to conduct a treatment trial on 62 patients with scalp scars.


What is the difference between scalp micropigmentation, hair tattoo, micropigmentation, and scalp tattoo?

There is tricopigmentation technology in scalp micropigmentation treatment that makes it different from hair tattoos. This technology prevents the bluing of ink and maintains its color.


What is a Scalp Tattoo?

Scalp tattoo is just another name for scalp micropigmentation. Both are the same.


What is a Hair Tattoo?

Scalp Micropigmentation is usually referred to as a hair tattoo but a hair tattoo can mean different things. Hair tattoos can also refer to traditional hair tattooing.


When to shower after scalp micropigmentation?

It is suggested that you should not wash your scalp for 4-5 days after the treatment. Then you can wash it with just water for another 4-5 days.


How long until I can scrub, shampoo, or shave the SMP treatment area?

Avoid scrubbing, shampooing, shaving, and scratching for at least 10 days after the treatment. 10 days is the minimum time required to heal your scalp.


Can I wear a hat after my scalp micropigmentation treatment?

Yes, you can wear a hat but make sure it is loose fit and comfortable and doesn't irritate your scalp skin.


Where to get scalp micropigmentation in Atlanta?

You can get the best scalp micropigmentation treatment at our Elite Institute of Micropigmentation in Atlanta.


What makes Elite Institute of Micropigmentation different from other providers?

Elite Institute of Micropigmentation has 15 years of extensive experience in the industry and has the best SMP artists in the USA. It was also the first Institute to have introduced scalp micropigmentation to the state of Georgia. Elite institute has bagged many awards in the field as well.


Where is the Elite Institute of Micropigmentation located?

Elite institute is located at 3060 Mercer University Dr, Suite 310, Atlanta, GA 30341.

Hope we have cleared all your queries. If you still have any questions don't hesitate to get in touch with us. Our team is dedicated to helping you with anything related to scalp micropigmentation treatment.

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