Sometimes referred to as a “Hair Tattoo”, Scalp Micropigmentation or SMP, is often thought of as being the same process as body art tattooing. While the concept is the same i.e., using needles to implant pigment, this is where the similarities between the two ends.
Let’s take a look at the differences.
Pigment – Both SMP and body tattoos use pigments with carbon black. The differing factor here, is the type of carbon and other ingredients within the bottle of pigment. SMP pigment contains very few chemicals in comparison to tattoo inks, and is not made from composite sources, therefore...
While the body naturally replaces dead skin cells with new skin cells, it can be highly beneficial to enhance this natural process by exfoliating on a regular basis and particularly on the scalp.
Scalp exfoliation involves using particle or chemical exfoliates to remove dead skin cells and oil from the scalp, and many SMP experts maintain that regular scalp exfoliation is critical to a healthier, more radiant looking scalp and long term pigmentation retention.
Scalp exfoliation benefits
Scalp exfoliation can...