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What's So Great about Scalp Micro-pigmentation?

4/11/2018 11:34:44 AM

Today, many more men are coming to terms with their hair loss and have decided that the shaved head look is right for them. But while the cue ball look suits many men very well, some still don't like that pretty much anyone looking at their scalp probably knows that they shave their head completely bald because they have to, not because they want to. But what if these Bruce Willis shaved head type of men could make the world believe that they shave their head by choice and not because they've lost their hair? This is where Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) comes in and why it has become so popular.

What separates the man who has to shave their head from the one that does it by choice is the 5 O'clock shadow or even longer hair stubble growing all over the scalp including the sides, back and top. Anyone looking head on will see a nice, natural and youthful looking "stubble" hair line separating their forehead from their scalp. But men who shave because they can't grow any hair will either have to keep their head completely shaved with no signs of hair on the sides and back leaving people guessing - or if they wait too long to shave again, show the world that the top of their scalp is indeed bald or balding.

Scalp Micropigmentation is the art of creating microdots all over the scalp to appears and looks just like the hair stubble on the sides and back of their scalp at a certain length. Thus, as long as men who've undergone SMP keep the hair on the sides and back of their scalp at a certain length, the microdots on top of the scalp will match and look like the hair on the sides and back of the scalp. Microdots will be the same color, showcase a similar appearance of density and appear as "thick" as their real hair, making the world believe that they've chosen to shave their head rather than shaving it because they didn't want to look like Jason Alexander.

While Scalp Micropigmentation can never provide an individual with actual hair and thus, will never compete with or replace today's modern hair transplant surgery, it provides an option for a niche of men who are sporting a shaved head because they want to, not because they have to.

Written and Published By,

Bill - Managing Publisher of the Hair Transplant Network, the Coalition Hair Loss Learning Center, and the Hair Loss Q & A Blog.
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