SMP may turn blue or green or get discolored when done by an inexperienced tattoo artist. But applied by a highly qualified and skilled SMP technician, scalp micropigmentation will remain the same and not turn blue or green. Top scalp artists use proper pigment and technique and follow industry best practices to get the job done. pigment formulation is the ultimate indicator of whether your scalp will turn blue or green. The best scalp practitioners use a scalp-specific pigment formulated for colorfastness.
SMP Goes Bad
SMP imitators are not the best scalp artists for the job. They may try to emulate the SMP process but they cannot compare with scalp micropigmentation specialists. Sadly, this often results in bad SMP, which may turn blue or green.
The purpose of SMP is to replicate hair follicles and strengthen and add density to thinning areas.
Why does SMP Turn Blue or Green?
Tattoo ink or poor-quality head tattoo pigments can result in discoloration. When the pigment is placed in the skin, the immune system and UV rays of the sun break it down into constituent colors. Sometimes it results in a blue hue.
On the other hand, scalp-specific pigment is formulated with natural ingredients for colorfastness. There are no chemicals used. One such example is DermMicro high density SMP pigment, which is vegan-friendly and won’t change color. The pigment is animal and cruelty free. It is temperature and Ethanol sterilized, which is granulated to 60 microns to prevent migration/blurring. The high-density pigment creates finer and darker impressions. They have three different types of HD pigment. This includes:
Pigment HD-C, which is meant specially for light skin people, who have blonde/brown hair. The pigment HD-B is formulated for use on dark skin tones and dark hair. For medium skin tones, there is pigment HD-M, which works on dark hair.
DM pigment ensures built in warm tones to combat blue scalp. It is the first SMP pigment that has been custom designed for each client's skin tone and hair color.
SMP must be placed at the right skin layer, that is, just below the epidermis. If placed at a deeper level, there is a high chance of scalp pigment turning blue or green. The pigment can hold its structure at the top dermis layer. At this level, the color is better able to stay for a long time. Tattoo that is deposited at a deeper level in the hpodermins, which has blood and fat cells. As a result, there is a higher risk of discoloration or migration. The dots or impressions turn bigger over a period of time and spread in the skin.
The same tattoo artists that use wrong pigments for SMP deposit it in the deeper layer in the skin. The skin cellular structure is tightly packed closer to the surface. But as we go deeper into the dermal layer, cells are not as structured with more fluid. As a result, there are higher chances of pigment spreading, resulting in larger dots. Sometimes there is a loss of individual dot definition, which leaves behind smudge or blur.
Scalp micropigmentation professionals are well-trained in the use of correct pigments. They use the best pigment meant for SMP. If you are planning to invest in scalp micropigmentation ink, choose DermMicro scalp pigment that requires no dilution. Order HD pigment today on DM website.