Treatment guide

Scalp Micropigmentation

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) is a non-surgical technique that uses micro needles to place pigments on your scalp to give the appearance of very closely cropped hair.

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Scalp Micropigmentation Quick Details


  • Men or women with thinning or balding hair.

  • Men or women with a receding hairline.


  • The treatment is performed over multiple sessions with one week to two weeks break between each session.

  • The sessions last anywhere from 3-5 hours and depend largely on your case and requirements.


  • You can go back to your daily routine the next day.


  • Unsatisfactory results

  • Allergic reactions

  • Infection

Scalp Micropigmentation Costs

The final cost of scalp micropigmentation depends on the country in which you have the treatment, as well as the doctor and clinic that you choose. Below, are average starting prices for SMP in a few different countries. These are not fixed or guaranteed and may vary based on a number of different factors.

CountryPrice (EUR €)
South Africa€1,440

How Does SMP Work?

SMP uses special pigmentation and permanent makeup equipment to create the illusion of a closely clipped look on your scalp. The aim of the technique is to give you the hairline you want or give your hair a more ‘full’ look.

SMP is performed by trained practitioners, and it is recommended that you have a consultation before you start your first session. During the session, your SMP practitioner will make small incisions in your scalp where the pigment will be inserted via a micro-needle. This is done all over your scalp, in order to achieve the look you decided on during your consultation.

What Should I Expect From This Procedure?

After getting the treatment, there is not much required in terms of maintenance except some basic instructions that you should follow. The pigments ‘lighten’ over time, which is why multiple sessions and touch ups over the years are needed.


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