What is micropigmentation?
Micropigmentation is a cosmetic procedure that tattoos tiny dots on the scalp to mimic the appearance of stubble on a shaved head, and can replicate the appearance of a hair line. It can camouflage hair transplant scars, birthmarks, scars and hair loss. The results are immediate and permanent. This is an alternative to topical concealers.
Who would benefit from micropigmentation?
- Men with thinning hair. The intention is to reproduce the appearance of shaved hair. Men must be comfortable with a shaved head.
- Women with alopecia can camouflage the thinning areas, including the part.
Who would not benefit from micropigmentation?
- Men who desire to keep the hair they have, long. The procedure creates dots and so would not blend with longer hair.
- Men with diffuse thinning who are still losing hair. In that case, the pattern of dots would be seen all over if and when there is more hair loss or thinning, and bald spots.
This procedure should only be done by an experienced medical tattoo artist. There are also several methods and types of needles. Often, multiple sessions with different sized needles are used and the ink is applied in layers to provide the most realistic results. It is important to check with your tattoo artist regarding whether periodic touchups may be necessary and whether the ink will fade.
Optimal results are dependent on the skills of the tattoo artist and the type of ink used. Micropigmentation can help you feel better about yourself, improve your self-esteem and self-confidence.