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Is Scalp Micropigmentation Safe?

Every clinic has one of those most FAQ’s. And ours at Advanced SMP is the one concerning risk factors. Is scalp micropigmentation safe? In the short, yes, it is extremely safe, however, there are some clear-cut cautionary measures you’ll need to follow to ensure this is the case.

To delve a little more…

The Possible Risk Factors Involved in SMP

To understand the risk factors is to understand how SMP treatments are carried out. Scalp micropigmentation is a contemporary aesthetics procedure that is changing lives the world over. However, it is crucial to note that administering treatment involves breaking the barrier of your outer skin. And this, no matter how you look at it, means infections are always possible.

It is applied using a machine that has been fitted with a very fine needle which administers natural pigments to the scalp in a series of tiny dots. Once the pinpricks created by the needle have healed over the result is the appearance of imitation hair follicles growing underneath the skin’s surface.

5-Step Process to Ensure You Minimalize Risks with SMP Treatments

  1. Verify appropriate and obvious hygiene procedures at your chosen clinic. With the first step being does the premises appear to be obviously clean?
  2. Does the clinic use protective films and gloves for administering scalp micropigmentation treatments?
  3. Is the clinic you are interested in, using appropriate products. Scalp micropigmentation pigments are specifically designed for the job in hand. They are natural products and are often plant-based. Don’t hesitate to ask for an ingredient list if you are unsure.
  4. One of the biggest red flags in the scalp micropigmentation industry is a lack of regulations. Appropriate training is one of choice over obligation. Falling into the hands of an inexperienced technician can be truly disastrous. Ask your technician about their training history and verify they are fully qualified to administer treatments.
  5. And finally, has your practitioner applied treatment before? Ask to see a gallery of previously worked scalps and don’t hesitate to cross-reference the gallery of photographs you find on their given social media platforms.

As a takeaway to this article, it is pretty clear that the only given way to truly avoid any serious risk factors with scalp micropigmentation is to exercise due diligence with your clinic choice. Falling onto the dark side of the world of SMP can have some seriously devastating effects on your overall well-being and mental health. SMP was designed to conceal the effects of hair loss with an overall objective of providing an ultimately natural hairline. It is no statement piece and works towards rebuilding any lost self-esteem and confidence that hair loss has brought to the table. Follow the above 5-step process and you will protect yourself against lack of safety.

If you are interested in talking more about scalp micropigmentation treatment or are still asking the question, is scalp micropigmentation safe then don’t hesitate to reach out right here? Alternatively, why not browse through our gallery of previously administered treatments and see for yourself how SMP can benefit anyone suffering from hair loss.

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