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Why Does My SMP Keep Fading?

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Scalp micropigmentation is a permanent procedure. However, there are several factors that can cause fading of the pigment. Unless you are aware of those factors and practice scalp aftercare tips, your pigmentation is at a high risk of fading. Choosing an unskilled scalp practitioner, spending hours in the sun, and using harmful, abrasive aftercare products are some of the factors that make your scalp pigment prone to fading. In normal conditions, the pigment fades away slowly over a period of time and requires touch-up sessions after a few years. How Does SMP Look in the Sun? Scalp micropigmentation looks the...

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What Machine is Used for SMP?

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Scalp micropigmentation uses a pen machine to deliver pigment into the scalp. The best SMP practitioners prefer a stable yet lightweight pen machine that efficiently does its job of pigment implantation. SMP pen is designed to deliver high-quality scalp procedures. There are different types of pen machines available, with those with longer strokes designed to deposit more pigment into the scalp without penetrating too much into the scalp. They use micro needles that penetrate into the outer layer of the skin or epidermis to enter the dermis layer. With the right SMP machine, the scalp artist can control the depth...

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6 SMP Facts YOU Didn’t Know

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Here are 6 SMP facts that you might not be aware of.

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Can You Remove Bad SMP

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Is a spot removal possible in scalp micropigmentation? Can you fix a bad SMP?

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Zero Shine: The Ultimate Solution To Stop Scalp Shine Post-Shave

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Since many clients must shave their head for best scalp micropigmentation results, they might not be too happy with the shine on their scalp. Typically, a shaved scalp shines more than other parts of the body. With SMP, you might have this apprehension of having a darker head that shines, and this very thought hurts you more. No doubt, proper care after SMP is important to prevent any oily buildup that reflects on your scalp after you shave. Here are a few tips to get started: CLEANSING You don’t want excessive oil buildup on your scalp, especially after SMP. Washing...

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