SMP
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Procedure Steps

Below is our process on our SMP procedure. The treatment will be complete after a number of sittings, which is usually a minimum of 3, potentially more depending on the individual.

01 - Consultation

The process kicks off with a detailed consultation. We will assess your current situation and plan the route forward, including styles, the amount of sessions and requirements for your first treatment session. We will also walk you through the procedure in person.

During this consultation any of your questions will be answered so you have everything you need to being the treatment.

02 - First Sitting

For your scalp micropigmentation to look the best quality and authentic is simply can't be done in a day of treatment. As a rule of thumb you will require a minimum of three sittings.

In your first session, we will start mapping out your treatment (of course this will vary depending on your required treatment). After mapping out, you will be left with some initial impressions.

03 - Second Sitting

In your second session, we will sit down and make more impressions to give your scalp a layered looking effect. It will start to all come together in this session. Grain, density and darkness will be added to give a natural effect.

After each session, you will start to see the results take shape.

04 - Third Sitting

For some individuals, this may be your last treatment, but in this session, we will make more impressions on your scalp and finishing touches.

We will also give you a complete aftercare guide to ensure that you are left with long-lasting results.

05 - Fourth Sitting (Potential)

Don’t worry, if you require more than three sessions it isn’t bad, it just means that we need to do a little extra work to ensure we give you the best results possible.

This could be down to many factors, such as the size of the area being treated, skin type, potential scarring and more.

06 - Aftercare

Your treatment is now complete! Aftercare is just as important as the treatment to ensure long lasting effects.

Upon completion we will talk your through how to maintain your scalp micropigmentation, but you can also find a detailed aftercare guide here too.

What Our Clients Say

I had previously spoken to a few different artists but none of them felt right for me. George understood my needs and his advice really helped my anxiety. I had people arguing over wether my hair was real! thank you, great job
Demos
Before i had this done I would never take my hat off. Now I have my confidence back and my hair looks amazing!
Alexandros
I came in with the mindset that it won’t really do much, and to begin with it didn’t feel like it done anything, but then the second/third session really stood out to me and gave my hair a more thick/full look. Would recommend if you want to just add that extra to your hair
Niko
Ive never liked my bald head, but thought i had no options untill i came across VS. I feel like a new man and still cant believe its me in the mirror . I love it thank you !
Jay
It wouldn't be an exageration for me to say that VS changed my life. My confidence has been restored, i'm no longer self conscious to be without a hat and so many people have complimented me on my new look.
Tino
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I had previously spoken to a few different artists but none of them felt right for me. George understood my needs and his advice really helped my anxiety. I had people arguing over wether my hair was real! thank you, great job
Demos
Before i had this done I would never take my hat off. Now I have my confidence back and my hair looks amazing!
Alexandros
I came in with the mindset that it won’t really do much, and to begin with it didn’t feel like it done anything, but then the second/third session really stood out to me and gave my hair a more thick/full look. Would recommend if you want to just add that extra to your hair
Niko
Ive never liked my bald head, but thought i had no options untill i came across VS. I feel like a new man and still cant believe its me in the mirror . I love it thank you !
Jay
It wouldn't be an exageration for me to say that VS changed my life. My confidence has been restored, i'm no longer self conscious to be without a hat and so many people have complimented me on my new look.
Tino

General Questions

Experts are trained to use SMP techniques in creating many styles. During your initial consultation, you can ask our team about your preferred style. Scalp Micropigmentation is ideally suited for hair loss, irrespective of its nature and severity. Below are some of the common treatment cases:
- Male pattern baldness
- Alopecia
- Scar camouflage
- Cover-ups (of previous treatments, such as a hair transplant)

General Questions

How long does SMP treatment last?

The initial session is typically longer as the foundations for the treatment are set. The following treatments are usually shorter as we are layering the impressions to create an authentic, 3D look.

Scalp micropigmentation is permanent cosmetic products or cosmetic makeup. Often called a cosmetic hair/scalp tattoo, these procedures usually last four to six years. Clients may feel an initial slight fade at this time and return to get a good check-up/top-up session.

How does SMP look after years?

Once you've finished your sessions, the SMP lasts for an extended period. The typical life expectancy is about six to seven years in age. During this period colour fades.

How long does it take for SMP to settle?

The results can easily be seen so the head looks like it is closely razor-trimmed, however there are 1-2 applications required to complete the final look. It will appear darker once the pigment dries up after 5-7 days.

Does SMP hair look real?

Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a fantastic technique for creating realistic-looking hair. Usually, clients tell us how their friends and family say they look so much younger and that they are overall happier in themselves with the treatment due to their increase in confidence.

What can go wrong with SMP?

Some common issues are:

Discoloration, usually with blue hues.

Oversized impressions that won't match real follicles.

Pigments migrate, creating the effect "fried egg" on skin.

Unnatural hair lines look drawn out.

The good news is that all these 'drawbacks' won't happen with a reputable artist.

How long does SMP take to settle in?

The results are immediate, so you will look like you've had your hair trimmed and hairline sharpened. The colour of the pigments will become lighter after settling or when you've washed away all excess (ink) pigments.

Does SMP damage hair follicles?

Unlike the other methods, the SMP doesn't harm existing hair follicles. You have nothing to worry about there, the treatment can only make your scalp look better.

Is Micro scalp pigmentation worth it?

I mean, scalp micropigmentation is permanent. That means the benefits they bring are permanent too. There are so many benefits that other treatments simply can't match. Although, there is also a caveat.

Over time, the replicated hair follicles will fade. This can easily be solved with a single top-up session to restore the look, and these are usually after around 3-4 years. The treatment can last longer, but we recommend keeping on top of it to get the best results.

Can scalp micropigmentation be removed?

Should you wish to remove the treatment, like a traditional tattoo, scalp micropigmentation can be removed using laser removal treatment. The most common reason people have their tattoos removed is usually due to them not being happy with the outcome, which is most common when going with an unreliable technician.

Will I regret scalp micropigmentation?

We don't think you can regret scalp micropigmentation if you have done these things:

Done your research: By understanding the process, final product and what you must be aware of you will be completely aware of the treatment and nothing will be left to surprise you.

Chose a reputable artist: By looking around for a reputable artist you will be in great hands. Price is not always the best answer, after all, the treatment is permanent! Talented artists will put any concerns to rest and will help answer any questions you may have. It is always best to read their reviews and look at their previous work to gauge their previous client's opinions.

Frequently
asked questions

Why choose SMP?

Scalp Micro Pigmentation is a very versatile treatment for all forms of hair loss. Whether your hair is thinning, receding or completely bald, a scalp tattoo can effectively address and help in each scenario.

How much does SMP cost?

Most clients have between 3-4 sessions starting from £300 per session, however this will vary with your individual needs. Each session can be paid for individually and booked at your convenience. You can find out detailed pricing guide here.

Does it hurt?

Similar to a traditional tattoo, there will be a mild discomfort which is very readily managed with a short break when needed.

How long does SMP last?

SMP slowly fades over time but can always be replenished with a single top-up session. Most of our clients book a top-up every 1-2 years however this is dependent upon the individual

Where is the clinic?

VisionaryScalps is based in South-Croydon but have mobile facilities allowing your SMP treatment to take place in the comfort of your own home. We also use a central London based clinic to be used at your convenience, whichever is most comfortable for you is the one we recommend.

I just had my treatment, now what?

There are an assortment of products that can help keep it looking its best, all of which can be purchased through Visionary Scalps. After care is essential, therefore we have a comprehensive after care guide. If you have any other questions be sure to send us a message!

Does hair colour matter?

Both your hair and skin colour impact the final result of the treatment so we will be sure to choose an ink pigment that works best to match your natural follicles.

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