Understanding the Influence of a Hair Tattoo on Your Existing Hair: Insights and Recommendations from Atlanta’s New Man SMP

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If you’re contemplating the effects of a hair tattoo on your current hair, New Man SMP in Atlanta, GA, offers valuable insights into this transformative technique. Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) has gained global recognition for its exceptional results in creating the appearance of a closely-shaved buzz cut. As a highly informed and compassionate SMP artist, Damian Holmes, the owner of New Man SMP, ensures top-notch care, making it a sought-after destination for individuals from Atlanta and beyond, all seeking the remarkable artistry of SMP.

Exploring the Impact of SMP on Your Hair

Following your SMP session at New Man SMP, your natural hair’s patterns and textures may influence your preferred styling choices. Our experienced practitioners understand the dynamics of how SMP interacts with your existing hair and provide invaluable recommendations for post-treatment maintenance. Here are essential styling tips to help you seamlessly blend your hair and SMP:

Choosing the Right Hair Length

While many clients opt for a short buzz-cut style post-SMP, allowing some natural hair growth over the treated area can lend authenticity. However, uneven hair growth might result in a patchy appearance. Your SMP practitioner will guide you on the optimal hair length to ensure a harmonious blend between your natural hair and the SMP-treated area.

Mastering Shaving Techniques

For those with minimal natural hair or complete baldness, maintaining a close shave is crucial for a harmonious look with the SMP. New Man SMP recommends shaving 2-3 times weekly, and our experts will demonstrate the precise technique for a smooth shave:

  • Thoroughly disinfect your shaving tools and remove any residual hair.
  • Gently pull the scalp to tighten the skin. Glide the blade flush against the skin, running the clipper against the grain for a close shave.
  • Maintain an even shave across your entire scalp, ensuring all existing hair is well-groomed.

Recommended Shaving Tools

If you’re new to head shaving, our practitioners at New Man SMP can recommend suitable tools tailored to your needs. Three highly recommended shavers are:

  • Andi’s T-Outliner
  • Wahl Foil Shaver
  • SkullShaver

These shavers provide a polished buzz cut, or you can explore wet shavers as an alternative.

SMP and Hair Growth

During SMP treatment at New Man SMP, the pigment is carefully deposited approximately 2 mm into the scalp, while hair follicles typically lie around 4 mm deep. The meticulous process ensures minimal contact between the needle and hair follicles, preserving natural hair growth. Following treatment, your hair should continue growing undisturbed.

Unveiling the SMP Journey at New Man SMP

The process of obtaining a hair tattoo at New Man SMP is seamless and straightforward, encompassing the following stages:

Consultation: Book a free, in-person or phone consultation at our Atlanta, GA studio. Our skilled practitioners will discuss your goals, SMP options, and create a hairline mock-up. This preview offers insight into the final results and provides an opportunity to address any queries.

Treatment: Most clients require 2-3 sessions spaced 10-14 days apart. The initial session involves tattooing tiny points resembling hair follicles onto the scalp, yielding immediate visible results. Subsequent sessions enhance scalp density and refine the hairline. After all treatments, touch-up appointments every 4-6 years maintain your desired appearance.

Embark on a Hair Transformation at New Man SMP

At New Man SMP in Atlanta, GA, our dedicated and skilled practitioners offer personalized advice on blending your natural hair seamlessly with your SMP. The illusion of a closely-cropped head of hair liberates you from frequent barber visits. Enjoy the convenience of quick at-home shaving post-SMP. If the concept of a hair tattoo intrigues you, schedule a free consultation at New Man SMP, your trusted destination for scalp micropigmentation in Atlanta, GA.

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Damian Holmes

Damian has worked hard from a young age to get to where he is today. He has always had a passion for helping others regain their confidence and has dedicated his career to just that. Click the link below to find out more about Damian Holmes and his fantastic journey into scalp micropigmentation. It is not just a procedure. It is a movement.

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