SMP Touch-Up: How Often Do You Need to Refresh?

How often do you get an SMP touch-up?
Tommy T.
Tommy T.

Scalp Micropigmentation Practitioner
Buffalo, NY

5 mins read

If you can confidently rock a completely bald look, more power to you. But if you’re looking to frame your face and enhance your appearance, then scalp micropigmentation (SMP) might be the perfect solution for you. At Elegant SMP, we understand the importance of maintaining a flawless and natural-looking SMP treatment. Over time, SMP may fade, and you may require a touch-up procedure to keep your desired look intact. 

In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the world of SMP touch-ups, discussing the factors influencing their frequency, the benefits of touch-ups, and the cost associated with this maintenance procedure. Whether you are a current SMP client or considering this transformative solution, we are here to assist you every step of the way.

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How often do you get an SMP touch-up?

Understanding SMP Touch-Ups

SMP is a remarkable hair loss solution that provides individuals with the appearance of a closely-shaven head of hair. However, due to various factors such as direct sun exposure, immune system response, skin type, genetics, ethnicity, and lifestyle, the pigmentation may gradually fade over time. It is essential to recognize that fading is not necessarily negative, as our preferences may change as we age. While some individuals may embrace a softer look, others may desire a different hairline or increased density.

Tailoring Your SMP Treatment

At Elegant SMP, we specialize in helping you achieve your desired look through touch-up procedures. Our skilled team can recreate or modify your original SMP treatment to align with your current preferences. Whether you want to refresh your appearance or completely transform your style, we are committed to delivering exceptional results. Our expertise extends to clients who have had their Scalp Micropigmentation done elsewhere, as we can still assist in refining and improving their SMP treatment.

The Frequency of SMP Touch-Ups

Determining the optimal interval for touch-up procedures is a personalized process that varies from person to person. While some clients may require touch-ups every three years, others may only need them every five years, and some individuals may never require a touch-up. However, it’s worth noting that frequent sun exposure may necessitate more regular touch-ups. Various factors influence the frequency of touch-ups, including lifestyle choices, aftercare, sun exposure, genetics, and individual immune system responses. To ascertain your specific needs, we recommend scheduling a free consultation with our experienced team.

Enhancing Your SMP Treatment

SMP touch-ups offer an opportunity to enhance and refine your overall appearance. Our skilled practitioners can tailor your treatment to your current preferences. If you desire a more scattered and soft hairline or wish to add additional density to your existing SMP, we have the expertise to fulfill your requirements. Whether you seek a subtle refresh or a complete transformation, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your desired look with precision and artistry.

The Cost of SMP Touch-Ups

The cost of an SMP touch-up procedure depends on the individual requirements of each client. To provide you with an accurate quote, we conduct a thorough consultation or review photos of your scalp. We believe in transparent pricing and will be glad to discuss the details of your touch-up and the associated costs during your personalized consultation. Rest assured that our pricing is competitive, reflecting the exceptional quality and artistry that we bring to every SMP touch-up procedure.

Here’s a rough guide for our premium SMP touch-up services:

 Existing ClientsNew Clients
Touch-Up Cost$400 – $600$800 – $1200

Contact Us for a Free Consultation

If you are considering an SMP touch-up procedure or have any questions about maintaining your Scalp Micropigmentation, we invite you to contact us today. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional care, personalized attention, and superior results. Schedule a free consultation, and together, we can discuss your goals, evaluate your SMP treatment, and create a tailored touch-up plan that ensures your SMP remains vibrant and visually stunning.


At Elegant SMP, we take immense pride in helping individuals maintain a lasting and exceptional SMP treatment. Our commitment to excellence, combined with our artistic approach, ensures that your SMP touch-up experience is both satisfying and transformative. Whether you are looking to enhance your current SMP or require a complete style change, our skilled team is here to assist you. Contact us today for a free consultation and take the next step toward achieving the SMP look you’ve always desired.

Remember, Elegant SMP is the ultimate destination for Scalp Micropigmentation touch-ups that exceed your expectations. And while you’re here, make sure to visit our recommended places to go in Buffalo, NY, a beautiful and unique city. For more insights on the cultural significance of the hairline and face reading, check out our article: “The Cultural Significance of Hairlines and Hair Loss.”

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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. 

It is our pleasure to offer our premium SMP services that will unveil a rejuvenated, true version of yourself. With our continued dedication to perfecting this craft, we aim to help our clients rediscover their confidence and enjoy a renewed sense of self-esteem.

What our customers are saying

vamshi krishnavamshi krishna
23:17 28 Jan 23
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 VelardeKendall Velarde
14:38 16 Jan 23
Great guy and very professional!! Highly recommended!!
jason velasquezjason velasquez
18:08 02 Jan 23
Talking with Tommy was great! He was very professional, and informative with all the questions I had.
Michael MarinoMichael Marino
03:18 23 Dec 22
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
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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