Temporary Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP): The Advantages, Disadvantages, and Top Clinics Currently Offering the Treatment

For the past several years, one of the most anticipated and discussed hair loss treatments has been Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP). Scalp Micropigmentation is a process where a physician or trained technician uses a tattooing process to mimic the appearance of shortly cropped hair on bald or thinning scalp. The process helps create the illusion of increased density in individuals with thinning hair or a “shaved,” “cropped” appearance in those with a completely bald scalp. Initially, Scalp Micropigmentation was a permanent process, and technicians/physicians performed the procedure with a permanent, non-fading SMP ink. However, recently several new clinics and practitioners began offering a non-permanent Scalp Micropigmentation process, performed with temporary SMP ink. After learning about the new temporary Scalp Micropigmentation process, hair loss sufferers became even more excited; but the new technique leaves several important questions unanswered: what are the advantages of the new procedure? What are the disadvantages of the new technique? Most importantly, which clinics are offering temporary SMP? Temporary Scalp Micropigmentation Advantages Altogether, temporary SMP does offer several […]