Bald and Already Shaving Your Head? Consider SMP

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Tommy T.

Scalp Micropigmentation Practitioner
Buffalo, NY

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Hair loss can be a challenging journey. If you're a balding man, perhaps at a Norwood level 5 or above, and you're already shaving your head, scalp micropigmentation (SMP) could be a game-changer for you. In this article, we'll explore why SMP might be the perfect solution to accentuate your features, create a youthful appearance, and free you from the constant thoughts about hair loss. We'll also introduce you to Elegant SMP's natural and faded hairline technique, which is designed to give you an impeccable look.

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Best Hairloss Treatment If You're Already Bald

How This Helps Balding?

Scalp micropigmentation is a non-surgical, cosmetic tattoo procedure where natural pigments are applied at the epidermal level of the scalp to replicate the natural appearance of real hair follicles. This technique can create the illusion of a fuller head of hair or provide the look of a freshly shaved scalp.

Why Consider SMP When You're Already Shaving Your Head?

If shaving your head has become a routine, incorporating SMP can be the next logical step. Here’s why:

1. Enhances Facial Features

When your hairline is defined, it helps accentuate the rest of your facial features. A well-crafted hairline can bring balance to your face and enhance your overall look. Did you know that physiognomy is a thing in some cultures?

2. Creates a Youthful Appearance

One of the most compelling reasons to consider SMP is its ability to create a youthful and revitalized look. A well-framed hairline can subtract years and even decades off your appearance, making you feel younger every time you catch a glimpse of yourself in the mirror.

3. Undetectable When Done Correctly

When performed by skilled professionals like our team at Elegant SMP, the results are virtually undetectable. People will think you made the stylish choice to shave your head rather than suspect you had a procedure done. Our clients have been surprised with the comments that they have gotten from their most closest inner circles.

Elegant SMP's Natural and Faded Hairline Technique

At Elegant SMP, we pride ourselves on our signature natural and faded hairline technique. This method ensures that the hairline we create for you looks soft and gradually fades, mimicking the natural progression of hair density. We do not do harsh hairlines.

What Sets Our Technique Apart

  1. Natural Appearance: Our goal is to achieve a hairline that looks as authentic as possible. We employ a blend of pigments that match both your natural hair color and skin tone.

  2. Gradual Fade: Unlike harsh, solid lines, our technique ensures that the hairline gradually fades, offering a realistic and softer look.

  3. Customized Design: Every client is unique, and so should be their hairline. We design hairlines tailored to your specific facial structure and personal preferences. We also take into account your head shape and age to make sure that it looks natural and suits you your face.

The SMP Procedure: What to Expect

Understanding the process can ease any apprehension you might have. Our SMP procedure typically takes place over three sessions to ensure the best results.

Session Breakdown

  1. First Session: This session focuses on laying the groundwork. You'll leave with a visible hairline, but it will be softer and lighter. The main thing we're trying to achieve here is to see how your skin heals. We do not want do too much and cause unnecessary trauma to your scalp.

  2. Second Session: We build on the first session by adding more density, using a different shade, and refining the hairline.

  3. Third Session: The final elegant touches are added, ensuring the shades and density are perfect.

Aftercare Tips

After your SMP sessions, it's crucial to follow these aftercare guidelines to maintain the best results:

  1. Avoid Sun Exposure: UV rays can fade the pigments. Wear a hat or use sunscreen when outdoors.

  2. Stay Hydrated: Drinking plenty of water helps keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

  3. Avoid Heavy Exercise: For the first few days, avoid activities that cause excessive sweating.

Potential Side Effects

SMP is generally safe, but some clients may experience mild side effects such as redness or minor swelling. These typically subside within a few days.


Many clients who have undergone SMP at Elegant SMP rave about their transformations. Feel free to click here to see some of our work.

Conclusion: The Freedom of a Bold Look

Opting for SMP can have profound impacts beyond the physical appearance. It can provide emotional liberation, increased confidence, and a polished look that complements your style. At Elegant SMP, we aim to offer a tailored, natural, and undetectable solution, freeing you from the distractions of hair loss. Our owner, Tommy has studied under the best SMP Clinics in the world in order to bring the best and most natural-looking SMP results possible and we’re located in Buffalo, NY.

Key Takeaways

  • SMP offers immediate, long-lasting results with minimal maintenance.

  • A natural-looking hairline can enhance facial features and create a youthful appearance.

  • Elegant SMP’s natural and faded hairline technique ensures a seamlessly blended outcome.

  • The procedure involves three stages, each building on the last for optimal results.

If you’re balding and already shaving your head, consider scalp micropigmentation as your next step towards a confident and care-free life. Contact Elegant SMP today to schedule a consultation and start your journey toward a fresh look.

Don’t forget to do your research and choose a professional who prioritizes natural and faded hairlines for the most authentic results.

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About Us:

Elegant Scalp Micropigmentation was founded in Buffalo, NY with the goal of providing clients with a compassionate and understanding atmosphere for their hair loss troubles. We’ve been through it ourselves and at Elegant SMP, are devoted to providing our customers with the knowledge and confidence they need to make a well-informed decision about their SMP treatment plan. 

We are excited to offer our premium SMP services that will unveil a more authentic version of yourself. Our continued dedication to perfecting this craft aims to help our clients rediscover their confidence and be able to enjoy a renewed sense of self.

What our customers are saying

Hirschy Hoops
Hirschy Hoops
Tommy T you’ve changed my life. I put all my trust in you and you made me so comfortable with this process. The reason I selected you is you want to master this art and customized a process to meet my specific needs. When I look in the mirror and am confused that I have hair or a hair line now that says a lot. Honestly I see you as the go to SMP artist in the future. All of your studying on this will pay huge dividends and you are able to change people’s lives which is so powerful. Thank you for treating my head like your own. God bless you and if you ever need a reference or anything I’d be thrilled to do so. Thanks again Tommy
byron culf
byron culf
Sent me a mock pic of how my hair might look within a few hours. Great service! Shame I'm in the UK and didn't realise they are in the US
Eric Boone
Eric Boone
Today I had a consultation with Tommy at Elegant Smp. He was very professional and informative answering all my questions. He made me feel confident that I came to the right place. His knowledge and understanding of Smp put my mind at ease going forward. I would highly recommend reaching out to Tommy if you are considering this procedure.
Krishna KV
Krishna KV
I recently had a consultation with Tommy, and I was impressed with his professionalism. He spoke clearly and answered all of my questions about the procedure and Pre and Post-care instructions. I had a positive experience and I am looking forward to getting my SMP done with Tommy and I would highly recommend him to others.
Kendall Velarde
Kendall Velarde
Great guy and very professional!! Highly recommended!!
jason velasquez
jason velasquez
Talking with Tommy was great! He was very professional, and informative with all the questions I had.
Michael Marino
Michael Marino
Tommy provided me with a image of how I would look with SMP his service was awesome, simple and quick id recommend Tommy’a website to anyone wanting to see what they look like with SMP
Akeem H
Akeem H
Amazing professional that really takes the time to answer questions or concerns and does great work!
Matt T.
Matt T.
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Elegant SMP is the place to get your scalp micropigmentation if you are interested in quality technique. Not all SMP is the same and your practitioner's training really does matter. For me, understanding how my artist could achieve an authentic looking hairline was very important, and very few SMP artists have the training to achieve that. Tommy at Elegant SMP is a true professional who understands how to get a natural looking result that is difficult to replicate - which is a true testament to his training. My SMP results exceeded my expectations and I would recommend Elegant SMP to anyone who is interested in getting the highest quality work the first time, or repairing SMP work that missed the mark.
Jason V.
Jason V.
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I knew from the consultation with Tommy that he was a genuinely good guy. Their professionalism is top-notch and the work he does is amazing! I can't stop looking at my hairline and just how natural it looks. I'm 100 % satisfied with the results and highly recommend his services!
Eric B.
Eric B.
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I just finished my third session with Tommy over at elegant smp. He did a great job and was extremely professional. His attention to detail was amazing giving me the desired look I was going for. I would highly recommend his services for anyone looking to have this procedure done. Everything about the experience was pleasant and stress free.

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