Scalp micropigmentation gone wrong – what to avoid at all costs

SMP Information
Scalp from above

A tattoo is a work of art. It might symbolise something significant to the bearer or some random choice. The artist may likewise express his style in his craft and tries to perfect his stroke with every client that commissions his work. The aim is to depict something about this permanent artwork either to a casual observer or the bearer himself. Whatever it may be, it evokes a certain emotion or memory that is unique to the one who is seeing it.

Scalp from above
This is how SMP should look. Perfect in every detail.
Scalp micropigmentation gone wrong does the same thing though with the opposite effect. It is simply a lousy tattoo, which atrociously lingers upon the unfortunate patient’s head. Laser removal can take it off though this might be at his expense. The hassle of doing so is entirely his to bear, either way. There is also the shame of appearing in such a state in public.
This poor work is usually evidenced by a bluish tone in the pigments. The hair pattern itself might also look blurred or blotchy. It is an obvious reminder either of the poor quality of materials used or the lack of skill of the technician. Some clinics use the wrong needles coupled with unsatisfactory advice that combine to result in an infected scalp. The lack of proper sanitary standards as well as suggestions for its maintenance can cause this.
Avoiding such clinics can be tricky when the prospective client barely has any knowledge on what to look out for. It is understandable at the outset that all scalp micropigmentation service providers might look the same. This could after all, be easily mistaken for a specialised type of hair tattoo. It is however far removed from that comparison.
Scalp micropigmentation is a highly methodical procedure specifically engineered to create the illusion of hair. It requires top quality inks, dedicated facilities and experienced specialists to create the intended hair design. There is no room for error when it comes to this service. The main purpose of the procedure is to be indiscoverable. Loss of confidence in the treatment will result if ever it is easily detected. True scalp micropigmentation is supposed to boost the self-esteem of the client and not add on to his anxiety. Even his barber should be hard pressed to tell the difference between real hair follicles and manufactured pigments.
Getting treated at a first rate clinic provides such results each time, guaranteed. This comes at a certain price however, which is well deserved. Substandard clinics can be identified from afar based on their pricing. They try to entice prospective clients with their bargain offers. It is possible for them to do this when they save on costs for the inks used, experienced staff and specialized equipment. Any of these elements could be lacking at one time or another. Some facilities might not even have all of these to allow them to really drive down the price. The effect of course would be a defective hair tattoo. It cannot even be classified as scalp micropigmentation as it is really far from it.
Averting such a disaster is within the power of the potential patient. He should be diligent in his search for the right clinic by asking some basic questions. Enquiring about the technician’s training, experience and specialisation can reveal to a certain extent, his capability to perform. Feedback however remains the most vital information for someone researching on potential clinics to patronize. They can give first-hand, unbiased information regarding their concern.


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