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Scalp Micropigmentation Aftercare for Different Skin Types

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Scalp micropigmentation is a cosmetic procedure that requires specific aftercare for optimal results and healing. However, one size doesn't fit all, and the ideal aftercare regime varies depending on your unique skin type. Here's a breakdown of key differences based on oily, dry, and sensitive skin: Oily Skin Concerns: Excess oil production may trap sweat and bacteria, increasing the risk of infection. Key Aftercare Tips Gentle cleansing: Use a mild, fragrance-free cleanser twice daily. Avoid harsh astringents: These can irritate the scalp and disrupt natural oil production. Blotting, not rubbing: Gently blot your scalp with a clean paper towel after...

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Hate that Shining Scalp?

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While not everyone hates a shining scalp, some people do perceive it negatively. Some cultures celebrate a healthy, radiant scalp. it’s all about personal preferences and societal taboos. Reasons behind A Shiny Scalp Greasiness vs. Shine Scalp shine may be misinterpreted as excessive oiliness. Some cultures often associate too much scalp oil production with a lack of hygiene. There are some people who do not find a shining head as aesthetically pleasing. Some prefer to keep the scalp matte as a shining scalp is viewed as less desirable. Visibility A scalp may shine more on people with darker hair, making...

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Is SMP for Long Hair A Good Option?

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Scalp micropigmentation is a good hair restoration option for both men and women with longer hair experiencing thinning or balding patches. SMP pigment dots mimic the look of short, buzzed hair stubble. So the longer the hair, the less contrast in the SMP "shaved head" look. Whether you have receding hairline at the front or along the sides, you are a good candidate even with long hair. However, it may not be a great option for crown thinning unless you seek professional SMP help. SMP can work for those with longer hair, though you may need touch-up sessions after every...

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The Art of Scalp Care After SMP

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SMP scalp care is not a new concept. It has been there since the evolution of scalp micropigmentation. However, it has only become more refined. There is no denying the fact that hair loss treatments cause some form of scalp damage to the extent that even skin health is drastically compromised. Luckily, scalp micropigmentation has emerged as a one-stop solution to hair problems, especially for those who are happy to camouflage hair loss, receding hairline, and thinning hair. There is nobody who doesn’t want to conceal bald patches. SMP is not associated with any side effects, except redness after the...

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Why do Hair Stop Growing?

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Are you feeling disturbed looking in the mirror and wondering why your hair have stopped growing.   No doubt, hair loss can adversely affect your self-confidence and self-esteem. But let’s first see what causes hair growth and why hair stop growing. What Causes Hair Growth? Hair growth has primarily three phases, including anagen (growth), catagen (transitional), and telogen (resting). Once the telogen phase is over, you can experience hair shedding. The three cycles continue to repeat themselves. Now you can see that shedding and regrowth are a part of hair growth cycle. But there are a few reasons why the hair...

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