How to choose the best Scalp Micropigmentation Artist for your treatment.
Updated: Sep 29
If you are reading this blog article, you are probably just starting out researching into having a Scalp Micropigmentation treatment, also known as SMP. What is Scalp Micropigmentation?
Scalp Micropigmentation is an aesthetic treatment which replaces the appearance of shaven hair by implanting series of tiny dots into the Dermis of the scalp (skins outer layer). The intended result is to hide the presence of pattern baldness or even complete baldness. For anyone wanting to keep their existing hair at a longer length, the idea of the procedure of Scalp Micropigmentation is to visibly reduce the contrast between the scalp skin and the remaining hair.
Every Scalp Micropigmentation Treatment is tailored to a customer on an initial assessment.
What to consider when choosing a Scalp Micropigmentation Artist?
Anyone considering an innovative and life-changing Scalp Micropigmentation treatment faces a decision of choosing the right Scalp Micropigmentation Artist. It is a principal factor in receiving professional and long-lasting results everybody desires. That is why who to go to and what you should be looking out for when choosing the best Scalp Micropigmentation Artist in your local area is crucial.
Ok, so where to start once you have made that decision to go for a Scalp Micropigmentation Treatment? We have put together this useful guide to help you decide on how to determine the right Scalp Micropigmentation Artist to perform your treatment.
Where to start looking? The most convenient places to start your research are Google search engine or Social Media Channels (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn or Twitter). Use one of the following example search phrases (feel free to replace the location to suit you best): "Scalp Micropigmentation Artist in Bristol." "Scalp Micropigmentation Artist near me." "SMP Clinic in Bristol" Dedicate some time to go through the selected by your search engine websites. Once you have the ones that appeal the most to you, look for their qualifications.
Training & Qualifications As a training provider in the industry of Scalp Micropigmentation, here at Scalp Solutions by Fliger in Bristol, we feel passionate that every professional should pursue excellence. In our eyes, it is vital that your chosen Scalp Micropigmentation Artist was trained by a reputable company with quality work. It is worth to look up their trainer online and verify the clinic. Always opt for a technician who has chosen a responsible training program. If you can't find this information online, do not hesitate to ask where and when they have trained. Find out what qualifications and certifications they hold. Make sure your chosen Scalp Micropigmentation Artist is up-to-date with the latest industry developments.
Insurance and Registration Scalp Micropigmentation Artists should be insured with an appropriate insurance body and registered by the relevant authority to perform Scalp Micropigmentation treatments. If they are you can move on with your research and have a look at the treatments they have administered. Have a look at their portfolio.
Portfolio (before and after photos) Does your technician have a portfolio of previous clients where you see their already completed works? Is this SMP Artist able to show some examples including before and after treatment pictures? To get a real feel for their work, look for varying hairlines they have been working on. Close up photos will show the actual impressions. This is usually a good sounding board for you to decide if you wish to consider the particular Scalp Micropigmentation Artist to work on your scalp. At this point, you will probably start to narrow your choices down. The next step is to have a look at the reviews available online (Google and Social Media).
Testimonials As every customer of an SMP Clinic, you want to be pleased with the customer service, post-treatment care and most important with the results. To make you feel confident that you are on the right way to choosing the best Scalp Micropigmentation Artist near you, check the testimonials available on the clinic's website and Social Media channels. Of course, seeing the reviews is essential and helpful, but the choice is yours. You should use your judgement when making a final decision. Do not hesitate to pick up the phone and arrange your initial consultation.
Initial Consultation Once you make a decision, based on your research, get in touch with your chosen Scalp Micropigmentation Artist and book your initial consultation. During your visit never be shy to ask questions. You need to be 100% confident in your chosen SMP artist's skills and credentials.