Tue 6 Dec 2011
I am a female with a high forehead which looks very masculine. It has a receding look on both sides. one side recedes more than the other. (I am not balding). I look like I have two horns on my head. I have a heart shaped face which is very small so I don’t like to just have a fringe which halves my already small face. I often tie back my hair for convenience but it looks ugly, uneven and makes my head looks like a light bulb. I can’t afford a hairline lowering procedure but I have heard of scalp tattooing, I have drawn a hairline with a thin brown texture to fill in the gaps and it makes such a difference. I can’t seem to find any photos of female hairline correction on the Internet using cosmetic tattooing techniques. I realize that they can’t lower it too much using tattooing but, since my hairline is uneven and “gappy” at least they could dampen the severity of it. Could you please advise me on this and find some examples of female hairline tattooing for a case like mine?
Quality, unbiased scalp micropigmentation photos are very rare, even for male patients. I’ve not seen any work done on females.
While I’m no expert on scalp tattooing, I don’t believe that it would be appropriate in this instance. SMP is best suited for men who wish to completely shave their heads in order to simulate a “buzz” cut or, for both men and women with thinning hair, it can also be utilized as a permanent hair loss concealer.
Tattooing the scalp below the hairline in a non-hair bearing area while maintaining a long hairstyle would not look natural. It would appear as if you had shaved your hairline back.
My suggestion is to consult with a recommended hair restoration surgeon regarding either follicular unit hair transplants or a hairline lowering procedure and then save your money until you are able to pursue the best option.
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