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After Care for SMP / Scalp Shading

***PROPER CARE FOLLOWING PROCEDURE IS NECESSARY FOR BEST RESULTS. PMU ARTISTS CANNOT GUARANTEE PERFECT OUTCOMES. IF YOU NEED TOUCHUPS, PRICING IS BELOW:

DAY 0 -DAY 5

  • Avoid intense exercise or anything that would cause you to sweat heavily.

  • For THE FIRST 3 DAYS, DO NOT let your scalp get wet at all. After that, keep the area clean by lighly rinsing with water or a wet towel, and blotting dry. DO NOT SOAK THE SCALP.

  • DO NOT TOUCH YOUR SCALP WITH YOUR HANDS. If you need to touch, wash your hands thoroughly first.

  • You will notice your micropigmentation starting to fade. This is a normal part of the healing process.

  • STAY HAYDRATED! Dehydration can lead to dry skin which can impede the healing process.

  • DO NOT SCRUB or SHAMPOO the SCALP

  • AVOID UV light from the SUN or TANNING beds FOR 30 DAYS. Cover the treated area with a loosely fitting hatwhen going outside.

  • DO NOT SWIM in pools, lakes, or any body of water for AT LEAST 30 DAYS. Chlorine and salt can ruin the pigmentation while bodies of water can increase your risk of infection.

IF YOU WOULD NEED TO LIGHTLY SHAVE OR CUT YOUR HAIR DO, AFTER AVOUT DAY 4 AND BEFORE ANY SCABS START FORMING. IF YOU ARE UNSURE - ASK YOUR PROVIDER IF IT IS OKAY.

REMEMVER: EVERYONE HEALS AND PEELS ON A DIFFERENT SCHEDULE. WHAT MAY BE DAY 5 FOR YOU MAY BE DAY 8 FOR SOMEONE ELSE. READ THE AFTERCARE INSTRUCTIONS AND DECIDE WHICH STAGE OF THE HEALING PROCESS YOUR ARE IN.

 

 

DAY 6 -DAY 10

  • Your scalp may begin to peel. DO NOT SCRATCH or PICK THE SCABS.

  • You may use AN UNSCENTED, ALCOHOL-FREE SHAMPOO if recommended by your provider.

  • CONTINUE TO AVOID EXFOLIANTS or OTHER HARSH WASHING DETERGENTS ON YOUR SCALP.

  • USE A MOISTURIZER as suggested by your provider.

  • AVOID USING SELF-TANNERS or ANY OTHER PRODUCTS NOT SUGGESTED TO YOU BY YOUR PROVIDER UNTIL THE SCALP IS COMPLETELY HEALED.

  • You can start lightly exercising but DO NOT SWEAT EXCESSIVELY.

 

 

AFTER ABOUT DAY 10-14

  • Your scalp should be almost ehaled and you can return to your normal routines!

  • Contact your provider to schedule your next session or inquire avout your healing process.

MICROPIGMENTATION IS A MULTI-SESSION PROCESS NORMALLY REQUIRING 2-3 SESSIONS. RESULTS CANNOT BE DETERMINED UNTIL YOUR FINAL ROUCH-UP APPLICAIONT ISCOMPLETED AND EHALED. ROUCH-UP VISITS ARE USUALLY SCHEDULED 21-30 DAYS POST PROCESURE.

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