Why Scalp Micropigmentation Is Not For You

Why Scalp Micropigmentation Is Not For You
Tommy T.
Tommy T.

Scalp Micropigmentation Practitioner
Buffalo, NY

Are you considering scalp micropigmentation (SMP) as a solution to your hair loss woes? Before you take the plunge, it’s important to understand that SMP is not a one-size-fits-all solution. While it may work wonders for some, it may not be the best option for others. In fact, there are a few reasons why SMP might not be for you at all.

In this blog post, we’ll dive into the topic of scalp micropigmentation and discuss why it might not be the right choice for everyone. We’ll explore two key reasons why SMP might not be for you, and why it’s important to consider these factors before you commit to the procedure. So, whether you’re already considering SMP or are simply curious about the procedure, read on to learn more.

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Candid talk on why SMP won’t be for you.

SMP requires a close-shave

Firstly, if you’re not willing to keep your hair short every two to four days, then SMP is not for you. SMP involves the implantation of ink and pigments into the scalp, giving the appearance of hair follicles. However, as the ink and pigments are only two-dimensional, it will be noticeable when your hair grows out and becomes three-dimensional. This can occur after a week or so, depending on lighting conditions. If you’re not prepared to keep your hair short, then it will be difficult to maintain the illusion of hair follicles, making SMP a less viable solution. You must be comfortable rocking that close-shaved look or you’ll be disappointed.

SMP is not a magical solution

Secondly, if you think that SMP is going to change your life entirely, then you may want to reconsider. While SMP can remove the distraction of hair loss, it will not change your life in a broader sense. You will still have to pay your bills, and you will still have problems to deal with. SMP will only remove a major distraction, and it’s up to you to work on yourself to improve your life. While the distraction of hair loss may have been significant, SMP is not a magic solution to all of life’s problems.

SMP can be a great solution for some

Despite the limitations and considerations mentioned earlier, it’s essential to recognize that SMP can be an effective solution for hair loss for some people. Here are some of the benefits of SMP:

  1. Natural-looking results: SMP can create the appearance of a buzz cut, providing a natural-looking hairline and the illusion of hair follicles. When done by an experienced professional, the results can be incredibly realistic and indistinguishable from actual hair.

  2. Low maintenance: Once you’ve undergone SMP, you don’t have to worry about your hairline receding or your hair falling out anymore. SMP requires little maintenance, and you don’t have to worry about styling, grooming, or using hair products.

  3. Cost-effective: SMP can be a cost-effective solution compared to other hair restoration methods, such as hair transplant surgery. The procedure is non-invasive and does not require any recovery time, so you can get back to your regular routine right away.

  4. Boosts confidence: For many people, hair loss can be a significant source of stress and anxiety, affecting their self-esteem and confidence. SMP can help to restore confidence and provide a boost to overall well-being, especially when combined with other positive lifestyle changes.


SMP can be an excellent solution for those looking to restore their hairline and boost their confidence. While it’s not suitable for everyone, it’s essential to consider the benefits and limitations of SMP before deciding to undergo the procedure. If you’re interested in SMP, reach out to our qualified practitioner and ask for advice to ensure that you make an informed decision.

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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.
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