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How Do I Become an SMP Artist?

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Scalp micropigmentation requires skills and training to perform the procedure. An SMP artist should have knowledge about scalp and skin health and pigmentation. Since SMP involves implanting pigment into the affected areas of the scalp, scalp artists need to undergo micropigmentation training to gain experience in the field. Can a regular tattoo artist do micropigmentation? The answer is a big NO. The reason is that SMP artists are trained in micropigmentation to use SMP needles, pen, and pigment skillfully to replicate hair follicles. On the other hand, you cannot expect this from a tattoo artist, who is not taught the...

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Does SMP Fade Away Completely?

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When done correctly, SMP will not fade away. Performed by scalp experts with the best tools and resources, scalp micropigmentation will be a life-changing decision for clients. If a client insists on super dark pigment, it is important to make them understand that slight pigment fading is natural as a result of the immune system’s attack against foreign particles. Does SMP Fade? Scalp micropigmentation can lighten naturally over a period of 3-5 years if applied correctly. In fact, it may last a lifetime with a few touchups. Are touchups crucial? Well, yes, a touchup will ensure that the pigment gets...

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Is Micropigmentation of Scalp Safe?

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Now you might be wondering if there are any risks involved in SMP. Well, scalp micropigmentation is a safe procedure when performed with the right tools by a skilled SMP practitioner. It is not associated with any side effects or health concerns either. However, its results can vary between excellent and bad. A skilled and experienced SMP technician can transform the client’s hair restoration journey into a memorable experience. But it is not always the best experience for all SMP clients. Reason? Well, their choice of a wrong artist lands them in troubled waters. Can micropigmentation go wrong? SMP is...

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How Long Does It Take To Learn Scalp Micropigmentation?

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How do I become a scalp micropigmentation artist? Perhaps this is the question on your mind. Training courses are available that give both theoretical and practical experience. They may run from one to several days or weeks. There is an option for online and offline SMP training. Even the best online course equips you with exhaustive learning that is crucial to build a foundation of SMP. An SMP course can take 1-2 weeks. What is SMP Training? Scalp micropigmentation is a revolutionary cosmetic procedure that aims to hide scalp problems underneath SMP pigment. A scalp artist is trained in using...

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How to get Confidence in SMP After Training

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Now that you are taking SMP training, you still lack confidence to do it on real clients. It happens because scalp micropigmentation is a technical procedure, and the lack of confidence is natural. Luckily, there are ways to get confident in the craft. First, take SMP training from the best scalp micropigmentation professionals, who have established themselves as the top in the business. Second, you want to practice the craft on dummies that look real.  Why Do You Need a Practice Head? A practice head for SMP is the best thing to help you become comfortable in drawing hairlines for...

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