Is Scalp Micropigmentation Right for Women?

It can be a stressful time if we start to lose our hair; it’s annoying enough for men, but the effects on women shouldn’t be underestimated. Is scalp micropigmentation right for women? Scalp micropigmentation ‘is’ for women and men – it’s an option both can benefit from. It’s not common to lose hair so when it happens it brings about different stresses and it can be embarrassing and hard to deal with.

Scalp Micropigmentation for Women

The general assumption is that hair loss solutions are designed for men, but that is not true at all. About 50% of women around the world will experience some form of hair loss during their lifetime. Females tend to suffer mainly from hair thinning patterns.

So women who are most likely to suffer from thinning hair:

  • Women aged 40 +
  • Women who have just given birth
  • Women who have had chemotherapy
  • Women with extreme hairstyling habits

Female Hair Loss can also be attributed to conditions like Alopecia, side effects of medications like cancer treatments, stress, health problems, and extreme hairstyling.

Women under 40 can be affected by hair loss as well, and all these causes can you leave you with balding areas that contain less volume. Read more about SMP treatments for women here.

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Those solutions are often expensive though, and the final look isn’t always natural. The final result tends to be disappointing. Scalp micropigmentation is an ideal solution for women, and it will most certainly help with all types of hair loss, with no concern for age, ethnicity or the amount of hair that you have.

Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL)

This is the natural cause of hair loss for women where hair starts thinning on top of the head; it can happen due to skalptec-logo-for-reviews-pagehormone imbalances or ageing.

Alopecia Areata

This happens because your immune system is attacking your hair follicles, usually because of stress. You can read more about Alopecia Areata here.

Telogen Effluvium

Hair loss here happens after periods of physiological or hormonal stress, this usually happens after a shock to the body, like losing a lot of weight, surgeries or having a baby.

Anagen Effluvium

Hair loss caused by a shock to the hair follicle from chemotherapy and other medications found in cancer treatments.

Traction Alopecia

Hair loss can be brought on by excessive hair styling. Hairstyles such as braids, ponytails, and buns are all examples of hairstyling that can sadly lead to damaging your hair follicles.

Scalp micropigmentation also works great with other causes:

  • Heredity
  • Emotional stress
  • Anemia
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Lupus
  • Vitamin b deficiency
  • Antidepressants, blood thinners, other medications


So how can scalp micropigmentation help a woman to overcome hair loss?

Scalp micropigmentation will give the illusion of having denser hair. it’s completely undetectable and there are many techniques when it comes to applying the SMP process. Depending on your hairstyle you can get your hair back into good shape and looking amazing again! alopecia areata female crown area

How is it done? A micro needle is used to apply small amounts of pigment between your hair follicles, and the pigments can be of any color you want to match your hair color. This gives you that natural look. Reducing the contrast between your scalp and hair will give a richer, denser more desirable appearance to your hair. See how Skalptec helps ladies to overcome their hair loss difficulties.

Hair Transplants for Women – they’re not always necessary

So why should you consider female SMP over other hair replacement treatments?

  • The SMP process requires less time, and the results will be noticed faster.
  • The process involves little pain, not like traditional tattoos.
  • The result will always look better when compared to other solutions.
  • Scalp Micropigmentation costs less than other solutions out there.

Most importantly, a SMP hair tattoo will not interfere with your future hair growth in any way whatsoever.

Finally a Realistic Hair Loss Solution for Women

Scalp Micropigmentation will certainly enable women (not just men) to overcome the problem of losing hair. It is not a painful treatment at all, and it costs far less than what you might expect. With Scalp micropigmentation you’re guaranteed to see faster natural looking longer lasting results.



Scalp micropigmentation is a popular hair loss solution when it comes to men and women who have to deal with losing their hair. Skalpec provides the following SMP services for men and women:

Is your head spinning with confusion because you’re not sure if you should opt for a Hair transplant or Scalp Micropigmentation? We weigh everything up and provide an insight into the best options here.

If you need help take your first step and talk to us. We have achieved recognition and awards for SMP over the years and we can provide the best possible experience. You can find Video Reviews, Case Studies and Before and After pictures on our website and on You Tube.

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Skalptec can offer you a career as a scalp technician leading your own clinic!

You can succeed in this industry! Whatever you need, we’ll help you to find your way and we’ll help you to build your personal reputation with an already reputable world class well known SMP brand. With the right support and mentorship. Our Skalptec Partnership Page will show you more.


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Giving you the right support and mentorship..Skalptec currently has SMP hair loss treatment clinics in Liverpool, London, Newcastle, Shrewsbury, Jersey and Netherlands:

  • Liverpool – Terence Jones Owner and lead technician of Skalptec & Winner of Best Scalp Tech MPUK UK National Award (our Head Office is located in Burscough, Merseyside). Click here to discover for more about Terence.
  • Newcastle – Terence Jones Owner and lead technician (MPUK National Award Winner 3 times for Scalp Technician of the year). Click here for more about Terence and his clinic.
  • London – A gifted dedicated SMP lead technician. Click here for more about our service.
  • Shrewsbury – Michelle Watson lead technician (our newset clinic opened in 2019). Click here for more about Michelle and her SMP clinic.

You will also find some of our top dedicated technicians with Skalptec clinics in:

To learn more about Skalptec and the SMP services that we provide and to learn how we can help you to treat anything from the early signs of hair loss to full baldness, contact us to chat with one of our friendly team.