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Will My Skin Be Red or Sore After SMP?

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Are you worried about the procedure leaving your scalp red or sore? No doubt, many clients ask this question: how long will my scalp look red? Redness after scalp micropigmentation is not too much of a concern. Mild redness is typical after each session. For some clients, the redness may go away soon while others may see it disappear completely after 3 days of the session. While some clients take the post-treatment redness lightly and go to work without bothering much about it, a few do have some concerns. It’s natural and acceptable. Scalp aftercare is essential to get rid...

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Does SMP Last? How to Maintain SMP Results?

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If you've recently had scalp micropigmentation, then you want to preserve the results for a long time. By ensuring the right SMP aftercare, you can effectively maintain the procedure and reduce the need for on-going touch-ups. Now we come to the question: is SMP easy to maintain? Well, the best scalp artists will recommend an aftercare list to maintain the procedure results so that SMP lasts long. Get a Sun Shield The top SMP practitioner suggests including a high quality SPF 30 sun screen in your SMP aftercare regime. The goal is to mattify and moisturize the scalp. Remember, ultra...

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How much does SMP Hurt

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If you are wondering whether scalp micropigmentation hurts, then rest assured that the pain is not as intense as any other hair restoration procedure. SMP is not as invasive as a surgery so the client may or may not experience pain, depending on their own pain level. Pain from SMP is primarily based on a few factors, including: Experience and skills of the scalp artist Equipment used, that is, size and type of needles Quality of products, that is, organic pigments or chemicals Exact problem of the client Pain level of the client Does SMP Hurt Scalp micropigmentation does not...

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What Happens If You Sweat After Scalp Micropigmentation?

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Can you sweat after scalp micropigmentation? This is one of the most common questions asked by SMP enthusiasts when they are told to avoid any activities that cause them to sweat following the procedure. Scalp experts share SMP aftercare tips for scalp artists to follow religiously after the procedure for best results. The idea is to refrain from doing any activity that causes you to sweat. How long after scalp micropigmentation can I sweat? As soon as you undergo the procedure after the first session, the scalp feels sensitive and you can ruin the results if the scalp comes in...

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Hygiene and SMP

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Does hygiene matter as far as scalp micropigmentation is concerned? Hygiene is extremely important for SMP. If you have just started a career in scalp micropigmentation, make sure you practice proper hygiene at all times so the client is safe. This is crucial to ensure the maximum level of safety for SMP artists as well as clients. Hygiene and safety go hand in hand. The Needles No doubt, the SMP needles are the most important part of the micropigmentation project. Gone are the days when needles would be boiled in hot water and sharpened before reuse. Yes, that’s how they...

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