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Addressing Imperfections with Complexion Correction

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Scalp micropigmentation performed by an inexperienced scalp artist can go wrong and create fake results. Many clients may come to you for a corrective SMP. But can SMP be corrected? Well, enter complexion correction. This technique specifically targets existing SMP that might appear unnatural due to color mismatch, scar tissue, or poor initial application. SMP technicians use pigments specifically designed to blend with existing pigment or neutralize unwanted hues. They can use this technique to camouflage scar tissue left behind from previous hair transplant procedures or injuries. Softening Techniques If someone has an unnatural-looking hairline created by SMP, complexion correction...

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Comparing Male and Female Hairlines

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Comparing Male and Female Hairlines There are differences between female and male hairlines. Let’s explore both and see if scalp micropigmentation can work. Male Hairline Certain distinctive characteristics of a male hairline that draw a distinction from a female hairline include a dominant widow’s peak. Male hairlines start with a dominant widow's peak, resulting in an M-shaped middle hairline. This is a characteristic of the male population. With age, the hairline recedes further, especially if the person is suffering from androgenetic alopecia. When follicles shrink, it results in thin hair. Eventually, this results in hair loss, resulting in a changed...

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Unlocking Confidence: A Professional's Guide to Selecting the Perfect SMP Pigment

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Taking scalp micropigmentation as a career is a right decision. In fact, it is an exciting career that is more rewarding than any other profession. As a scalp professional, you want that every detail aligns with the client’s unique features. The choice of pigment matters a lot here and can affect results. So when it comes to choosing pigment for scalp micropigmentation, your choice can significantly affect the outcome. How to Choose SMP Pigment Skin Undertone Assessment The first step is to evaluate the client’s skin undertone before selecting the right pigment for them that complements their complexion. DermMicro has...

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Does SMP After 5 Years Fade?

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How long does SMP stay? Does it fade after 5 years? SMP ink may fade slightly after 5 years, especially if the quality of the pigment is not good. Depending on the pigment quality, scalp micropigmentation stays good for years, requiring a few touch-ups to stay good. Additionally, the client’s exposure to solar radiation and skin type may also contribute to the fading of the ink. All in all, when you use high-quality pigments, there is a less risk of fading and the treatment is more likely to stay good for a long time. How long does scalp SMP last?...

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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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