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What Do You Need To Know About
Scalp Micropigmentation Chicago?

What is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Scalp micropigmentation Chicago is a type of non-invasive treatment that utilizes micro-needles to inject pigment into the scalp. The process creates an illusion of short hair stubble or tiny hair follicles that can give you the appearance of a short buzz cut even without actual hair.

How much does Scalp Micropigmentation cost?

The price of our scalp hair micropigmentation depends on the client’s severity of hair loss. Usually, our price ranges from $2,500 to $4,000, which is a good investment for those who want to get high-quality hair micropigmentation Chicago. To let our team assess your case, we provide free consultation and provide a comprehensive price quote according to your needs.

How many treatments should I expect?

Professional hair micropigmentation Chicago is not a one-time process as it depends on the level of scarring or hair loss. Expect to have around 2 to 4 sessions before you complete the treatment, usually done 10 to 20 days apart.

How long does scalp micropigmentation take?

The treatment usually requires 2 to 4 hours every session with a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 4 sessions spaced about 10 to 20 days apart. However, this highly depends on the severity of your hair loss. 

How long do the results last?

When you are done with all your sessions, the color of your hair tattoo will last for many years. Over time, the treatment will slightly lighten but not discolor, suggesting that it’s time to undergo a touch-up session. This process will restore the color of your hairline that you can enjoy for more years.

Do I need to take time off work?

Since scalp micropigmentation is a non-invasive procedure, you don’t need to take extended time off work. After a session, it is only natural to see slight redness on the scalp for 2 to 3 days that will quickly subside. You can also wear headwear or a hat when necessary.

How do I choose a hairline?

If there is no specific style in your mind, your treatment specialist will help you determine the type or style of hairline that will look good. They know what hairline fits a certain age and head shape, so you are sure that they only provide the best recommendations for you. You may also adjust the hairline during your sessions to get a perfect result.

Is Scalp Micropigmentation permanent?

Scalp micropigmentation is a type of permanent makeup or permanent cosmetics and is usually called scalp or hairline tattoo Chicago. Typically, this treatment lasts from 4 to 6 years and requires a quick touch-up after that to keep its realistic appearance. This cosmetic solution is great because it won’t wash off and doesn’t change in color over time. You can also tweak how it looks as years go by. To discuss the best treatment options for you, contact us for free consultation.

Is it needed to cut hair short for smp procedure?

We perform scalp micropigmentation treatments both on long hair and shaved heads. We do achieve the best results with shaved heads and many patients grow out their hair after the scalp hair micropigmentation Chicago procedure.

Can you apply scalp pigmentation on long hair?

If your goal is to achieve a look of hair density while your hair is long then hair micropigmentation Chicago is the right procedure. This might slow down session speed but will achieve a more even result in the long run. It is important to identify areas that need a greater concentration of pigment to avoid patchy results.

I’ve already had 3 treatments, now what?

All it takes is to follow the initial after-care instructions and enjoy your scalp micropigmentation Chicago treatment effects. Our treatment plans come with a one-year guarantee to give you peace of mind. In the unlikely event that some lightening of the pigments occurs, we will touch it up for you for free. Your next touch-up should be in a few years.

A “few years”? What does that mean exactly?

Hair micropigmentation Chicago is a permanent procedure that lasts forever, but your skin surface does experience normal damage and strain that causes pigments to lighten over time. You probably will feel like you need a touch-up in 5-8 years.

What are the aftercare instructions?

The most important part is to follow the initial hair tattoo Chicago 4-day post-treatment instructions if you want to prevent excessive fading and infection. This simply means that you are not to touch, wash, or cut your hair and not to work out or sweat excessively. You may wear a hat directly after each treatment and there will be no problem with sleeping as the pigment will not stain or damage your pillows.

Will people be able to tell I have the treatment done?

Freshly after the treatment, the pigments will look bolder. You will see the pigments softening and settling down overnight to a more natural look. Your skin will appear red. Not to worry, the redness will dissipate gradually and completely disappear in 48-72 hours. After the initial scalp hair micropigmentation Chicago settling process (48-72 hours), you will have a completely natural look.

Does it hurt?

Our hair micropigmentation Chicago specialists will make your health and safety their priority and will ensure that your process runs smoothly and effortlessly. Most people report the discomfort of the process to be less painful than that of a traditional tattoo. The pain thresholds of our clients do vary and we will monitor you to minimize your discomfort.

Do you also do scar concealment?

Scalp Micropigmentation Chicago effectively conceals scars from previous surgeries or injuries, FUE and FUT transplant scars, and covers male pattern baldness.

Will it affect the treatment if I continue to shave my head?

Once your touch-up treatment has settled you can shave and wash your head every day as the pigment is in your epidermis layer and will not be damaged. We have many clients who shave their heads every day.

How do I best protect my SMP from sunlight?

It is highly recommended to wear protective sunscreen or a hat whenever you are in direct sunlight for more than an hour. Direct sunlight may cause the pigments to weaken and fade. With time this will damage your results and scalp.