What is SMP Training?

SMP is scalp micropigmentation; this is one of the most promising hair loss solutions to date and is changing people’s lives worldwide. The process of SMP involves depositing microdots of pigment into the scalp to either make people’s hair look fuller and thicker or give someone the appearance of a full head of shaved hair, like a buzzcut look. Due to the pigment being implanted into the skin using needles, many people presume it is just a hair tattoo. However, these assumptions are not entirely correct. SMP and traditional tattooing have many differences.

Before beginning any SMP training, it is essential to do your research. Is it the career choice for you? Do you have steady enough hands? Can you communicate well with people? Do you understand the licensing requirements in your area? These are all critical questions you need to ask yourself, and research is essential to get the correct answer before committing to the training.

Choosing the right trainer is challenging and essential for your future. The SMP training programs are the quickest path to your new career, and you want to ensure the program schedule works for you. Make sure you can afford the training as well as all the equipment you will need to start your own business. The program needs to be informative; you want someone to teach you, not just tell you what to do. You want to come away from the course ready for a career in SMP, not panicking that you still are unsure of what to do. Your trainer needs to guide you throughout your training and, most likely afterward. SMP can be learned quickly, but to get to a level where your work is entirely realistic can take years of practice. Choosing the right trainer is more important than a client choosing the right artist. When you begin your career, they will have taught you everything you will know; if they do it wrong, you do it wrong.

So, what is it you need to learn?

  • Skin Anatomy
  • Hair Anatomy
  • Types of Hair Loss
  • Hair Loss Treatments
  • Needles
  • Pigment
  • Needle depth
  • Puncture sizes
  • Scalp Micropigmentation
  • Hair Density
  • Scars
  • Power Sources
  • Wound Healing
  • Scalp Conditions
  • Hair Loss in Men
  • Hair Loss in Women
  • Hair Transplants
  • Process and Procedures
  • Operational Procedures
  • Health and Safety
  • Facility and Equipment
  • Anesthetics

Here at Scalp Micro Uk, we offer a fully CPD accredited course. It is recognised and certified training held over 4 days. Or, if you are training in the United States, Dermagrafix in Pennsylvania offers SMP courses; simply use the 3 step enrollment process to apply.