Scalp Micropigmentation: The Process

Posted by on Nov 9, 2019 in SMP AUS | 0 comments

Scalp Micropigmentation: The Process

If you’re experiencing hair loss, you’ve likely researched every potential remedy on the market. Maybe you’ve tried out several methods and none of them have worked for you. Maybe you just discovered your hair loss and are eager to find the solution and move on with your life.

For those of you that have spent hours and hours researching and trying out new treatments, you may have heard of scalp micropigmentation, a noninvasive procedure that fills in the hairline using micropigments.

Keep reading to learn more about the scalp micropigmentation treatment process, from start to finish.

What is Scalp Micropigmentation?
First, a little more about scalp micropigmentation. Again, scalp micropigmentation is a non-invasive process, meaning you will not be cut into, as opposed to other hair loss treatments. 

A technician will use microneedles to apply pigment to your scalp, filling in your hairline. If you are balding, the pigments can be applied to mimic a short, cropped hair style or a recently shaved head.

The Steps
The Consultation. Most scalp micropigmentation providers offer a consultation, usually free, to discuss your unique situation. During this consultation, the expert at the office will take a look at your hair loss to create a treatment plan that is personalized for you and your needs. Additionally, he or she will likely create a mock-up of what you can expect to look like following your scalp micropigmentation treatment.

Schedule. Once you are satisfied with your personalized treatment plan and the hair mockup, you will schedule your scalp micropigmentation treatments. Scalp micropigmentation is not a one and done procedure — you will go through about 2-3 treatments that are scheduled 10-14 days apart so that your scalp is given time to heal. Make sure you keep your personal and professional obligations in mind when making your appointments.

Treatment One. On the day of your first treatment, the micro pigments will be applied to mimic a foundation of dense, numerous hair follicles. After the first treatment, you’ll notice that your hairline looks much more full than it did before.

Treatment Two and Three. Treatments two and three are to add more density to the foundation created in treatment one. Additionally, your technician will blend the pigments in your existent, actual hair to create a completely natural looking hairline. Your technician will also be able to make minor adjustments to your hairline if you deem them necessary. 

After the Treatment 
Following the treatment, you will be given guidelines and instructions on how to care for your scalp. Make sure to follow the instructions carefully. Fortunately, you likely will not have to return to the scalp micropigmentation provider for 4-6 years for a touch up.

Where to Go
There are several companies, like SMP Aus, dedicated solely to scalp micropigmentation services, particularly scalp micropigmentation on the hairline (though scalp micropigmentation can be applied to other parts of the body.) Look for scalp micropigmentation providers in you are and don’t hesitate to schedule your first consultation.

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Signs of Hair Loss

Posted by on Nov 2, 2019 in HLI - New York | 0 comments

Signs of Hair Loss

Okay, the point of this blog post may seem a bit…odd. After all, we all should recognize the tell-tale sign that we or someone else is going bald: missing hair on the head!

However, it actually really isn’t as simple as it seems. Sometimes it is hard to tell if one is experiencing normal hair loss or something more abnormal is at play.

Fortunately for you, you don’t need to look any further! Here are some additional signs that may signal baldness.

Receding Hairline

For many men, a receding hairline is just a natural part of life. Because of this, however, many men ignore their receding hairline. They simply view it as a sign of aging, when in reality, it may be a sign of a more serious balding issue.

Many people first notice their hairline is receding when styling their hair or taking a shower, noticing their hair isn’t reacting to the touching and styling like it used to. Take special care to look at the hair around your temples and near your forehead. Don’t let the receding hairline get worse until you’re left with no hair at all on your head!

Itchiness

Can’t seem to keep scratching your head? This could be a sign of potential bolding. While itchiness doesn’t directly stem from the baldness itself, it could be a sign of another condition like dermatitis, folliculitis, or psoriasis. These conditions can lead to scratching on your scalp that can lead to persistent hair loss.

What to Do

If you notice any of the signs, you should try scalp micropigmentation services. A scalp micropigmentation technician will apply pigments to your hairline to fill it or create the allusion that you recently shaved your head if your hair loss is more severe. You can receive these services from places like Hairline Ink in New York.

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Aging and Hair Loss

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 in Scalp Micropigmentation | 0 comments

Aging and Hair Loss

Getting older means going through a second, less glamorous puberty. Once you hit a certain age, you will likely experience weight fluctuation, different energy levels, and a change in overall appearance. Fine lines, wrinkles, and a few gray hairs are all surefire signs that you’re growing older.

For some people though, the gray hair never comes. Many of us will start balding long before we go gray, and this is something that not many people look forward to.

However, thinning hair has become less and less of a sad milestone as time goes on. New treatments for compensating for hair loss have reached high levels of popularity in recent years.

Treating hair loss

If your hair is thinning, there’s a good chance you’ve looked up all of the different treatment options out there. Popular treatment options include hair transplants, wigs, and hair growth serums, as well as using hair dye and cosmetic makeup. All promise to reduce the appearance of thin hair while maintaining the user’s original hairstyle.

If you’re looking to embrace thinning hair, there are also options available for that! Many people choose to throw caution to the wind and shave their heads once they notice hair loss. If this sounds like something you’d do, don’t be afraid to take the plunge.

Shaved heads are quickly becoming a popular trend. If you shave yours, you’re making a fashion statement while also compensating for hair loss. Scalp Revolution recommends scalp micropigmentation to anyone who wants to shave their heads because of hair loss.  Scalp micropigmentation is a lasting solution that helps even out the scalp’s appearance so that your new hairstyle can look its best. It can even add density throughout if you’re looking for a more dramatic shaved head hairstyle.

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Does Hair Dye Cause Hair Loss?

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Scalp Micropigmentation | 0 comments

Does Hair Dye Cause Hair Loss?

Ask anyone and they’ve likely experimented with hair dye at one point in their lives. Those of you who love switching up your hair color may be asking yourselves, does hair dye cause my hair to fall out?

The answer to the above question is…..yes. While hair dye does not cause hair loss in everyone, it causes hair loss in some who choose to dye their hair.

There are two main ways in which dying your hair can cause you to notice more and more hairs falling out in the shower. First, the hair dye itself. When you dye your hair, you are putting a product containing chemicals such as ammonia and hydrogen peroxide.

These two chemicals are harsh and can loosen up the hairs on your head, making them more prone to thinning. Hair dyes that lighten the hair have the most peroxide, so those lightening their hair need to be extra careful.

Secondly, the constant rubbing motions needed during the hair dyeing process can put a lot of stress on your mane, further making it easier for your hair to fall out. Make sure to be as gentle as possible when dying your hair in the future.

Lastly, hair dye diminishes the protein backbone of the hair strands. This hair backbone is needed for the hair to remain healthy and strong. Without it, the hairs are weak and don’t need a lot of force to fall out.

What Can I Do? If you love dyeing your hair, don’t panic. Besides laying off the hair dye, you can take oral medicine or use topicals designed to regrow hair. If you want more density to cover up the damage done by hair dye, scalp micropigmentation services like Team Micro do just that.

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