Scalp Micropigmentation
For Long Thinning Hair

the permanent hair thinning solution you’ve been searching for. Long hair? SMP is still for you!

Your ticket to fuller, thicker hair


Contrary to what most people think, scalp micropigmentation isn’t just for those with shaved heads, or those with short hair. Half of our clients have long hair and they’ve turned to SMP to give the illusion of thicker hair—especially in areas where bald spots are showing.

If you have long, thinning hair you can get scalp micropigmentation to fill in the gaps between your hairs and create the illusion of a fuller, healthier, more dense head of hair.

Regardless of the severity, or causation of your hair loss, scalp micropigmentation is one of the best hair thinning solutions available.


What is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) is an innovative non-invasive hair loss procedure similar to tattooing and microblading. It uses microneedles to implant thousands of tiny pigment dots into the scalp’s epidermis, replicating the appearance of hair follicles. SMP creates very realistic strokes that are virtually undetectable from real hair strands. The procedure can camouflage thinning hair or scalp scars. For those with more significant hair loss, SMP can give you the appearance of a full head of well-groomed hair.

SMP is becoming very popular as it offers immediate results without the need for surgery, scarring, drugs, or maintenance. SMP has helped many men and women regain the appearance of a full, luscious head of hair and take back their confidence.

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How does SMP work for long hair?

SMP is a great solution for men and women with diffuse thinning, bald patches, or receding hairlines who still want to keep their long locks, rather than opting for the “buzz cut” style of traditional SMP.

SMP is the only hair thinning solution that is non-surgical, non-invasive, 100% guaranteed to work, and offers immediate results.

Our scalp micropigmentation procedure is applied in sections to the thinning, or balding areas of the scalp. Microneedles are used to deposit thousands of tiny pigment dots into the epidermis of the scalp between existing hair follicles. These pigment “dots” camouflage the balding areas on your scalp, creating a three-dimensional shadow that replicates the appearance of hair follicles, therefore giving the illusion of thicker, denser hair.

Find a Lasting Solution for Hair Loss and Thinning

Scalp Designs is no stranger to men and women who are suffering from hair loss or thinning. Our scalp micropigmentation for long hair answers various related concerns.

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Camouflage Bald Patches

Bald spots can happen for a number of reasons, the most common being male pattern baldness, an inevitable hair loss process that naturally occurs as men age. Scalp Micropigmentation can be applied to the balding regions of your head to camouflage the exposed skin and make it appear as if the bald patch never existed.

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Breathe new life into Thinning hair

If you’re suffering from diffuse thinning and your hair is so thin that you can see your scalp, SMP can be used to fill in the gaps and create the illusion of thicker, fuller hair. Pigment is strategically applied around and between existing hair strands to create the illusion of density. Our SMP procedure visually restores hair volume and density without touching existing hair.

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Reconstruct Receding Hairlines

According to the Norwood Scale, a receding hairline is one of the first signs of male pattern baldness. Scalp Designs uses an 8-point symmetrical system to accurately reproduce any hairline for a more structured and attractive facial frame.

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Add Density to hair transplants

Perhaps you’ve received a hair transplant and are unhappy with the lack of volume? Hair transplants are an excellent treatment for hair loss, however they’re not always reliable and it takes multiple sessions to reach a desired thickness. A combination of FUT and SMP is a great way to get the best of both density and texture for the most natural looking result.

“I’ve been losing hair for years. It is embarrassing and painful. I’ve tried rogaine, magic oils, pill, etc. I’ve tried toppers and they never worked for me (bought a crazy expensive custom one). I was considering trying a wig and even looked into hair Transplant.

I made the best discovery ever- smp! Soon after I made the second best discovery -John.

I was terrified to get this done because my worst nightmare was looking worse. I was also super uncomfortable because to me, addressing this issue was embarrassing and made me feel vulnerable (something I love)”

– Jennifer

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Schedule Your Long-Hair Scalp Micropigmentation Sessions

Like SMP for a shaved head, micropigmentation for long hair generally takes several 2-3 hour sessions until the desired density is achieved.

The number of sessions required to complete each client varies, though usually completed within 3-4 sessions. More sessions are required for women, between 4-6 sessions is generally needed to make a visible difference. Please allow at least one week between each session for your scalp to heal properly and for the ink to soften and settle on your skin. We use 100% organic charcoal ink for our SMP treatments which is then diluted to match your hair follicle and skin tone.


Preparing for Your SMP Procedure

Before you proceed with your SMP treatment, it’s important to be aware of all the risks involved.

First, you might be wondering whether you have to shave your head for the treatment. The good thing about our SMP treatment is that it’s also available for long hair. There’s no need to cut your hair because we work section by section to increase your hair’s visual density.

Another question you might have is whether SMP damages existing hair. Simply said, it won’t. The procedure is a cosmetic tattooing procedure that keeps your hair follicles safe. It doesn’t affect new hair regrowth.

Finally, you might want to know about how natural the end results look like. We’re careful with color matching our organic charcoal ink to match the shade of your existing hair follicle.


Take Note of Post-Treatment Care

Long hair scalp micropigmentation takes up to 6 sessions to achieve your desired results. There’s a one-week buffer between these sessions. Throughout your treatment period, please limit sun exposure and avoid washing your head for the first three to four days after each session. It’s also best for you to avoid swimming, going to sauna rooms, and doing intense, sweaty exercises in between treatments.
Experience the Scalp Designs Difference
Scalp Designs provides innovative and effective treatment for hair loss and thinning. Owner and technician John Toti performs non-surgical scalp micropigmentation for long hair as an alternative to hair transplant surgery. John is also a client, so he brings unmatched passion and knowledge about SMP to the table.

Ready to regain your confidence?

Your new hair is waiting. Let us know how we can help!


See what our customers are saying

Check out our reviews, and find out first hand how much our customers are loving their new “hair”!

James M.

I couldn’t be happier with my experience with John and Scalp Designs. He was professional, honest, and a master of his craft. His office is private and clean and he makes you feel comfortable. I was nervous about scalp micropigmentation. Each session my results looked better and better. He even did a complimentary touch up when all was said and done. Thank you John for working with me during this process.

Jay Michael

John is the best in scalp micro pigmentation. I was nervous about going but after looking at his page & all his work I decided to go in for a consultation. The office is very clean and it’s comfortable/private. I’ve wanted to do something about a scar/thin area so I followed my instincts & gave it a shot. He does awesome natural looking work & is always available by phone. I totally recommend this place & this guy who is passionate & legitimately cares about his clients.

Jackie Morrell

JohnToti will give you your absolute dream hairline and hair-do! There a replaces that do S.M.P. and then there’s the guy that hasmaster edit, and John has is on another level

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others are competing for second, John Toti scalp designs is hands down the best in the business! Go see him and find out for yourself!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is SMP?

Scalp micropigmentation (SMP) is an innovative hair loss solution, similar to tattooing. It creates hair-like strokes in the scalp’s epidermis that mimic the appearance of hair follicles. SMP is designed to cover hair loss, bald spots, burns, and scars on the scalp. The process makes it look like you have a full head of hair.

How long does SMP take?

Our SMP procedure is divided into multiple sessions until you achieve the appearance of a full head of hair. Typically, you will have 3-4 weekly sessions, which are 2-3 hours long.

Does it hurt to get a scalp micropigmentation treatment?

Our non-surgical hair loss treatment works a lot like acupuncture and dry needling. It generally isn’t painful. But you may take paracetamol or ibuprofen for your peace of mind.

Are the results of SMP realistic?

Yes. We use 100% charcoal pigment to mimic your existing hair and to cover up scars or bald spots. Unlike traditional tattoos, you won’t see your scalp turning blue or green.

Is SMP permanent?

SMP is considered a permanent treatment, but depending on the chemicals you use when washing your hair, sun exposure, and skin type, the pigment may wear off within 4 to 6 years. You may need a touch up then, but generally, the pigment stays on your skin forever.

Will SMP damage my existing hair follicles?

No. Since we only use organic pigments, there will be no alteration or damage to the existing hair follicles. Also, our team of expert and professional SMP practitioners are skilled and trained to work only on the areas that need the treatment.

Are there any side effects?

Unless you are allergic to charcoal pigments, scalp micropigmentation has no side effects. Prior to your appointment, we will ask you a couple of questions to make sure that the treatment is right for you.

What is the aftercare required?

During the first few days, you need to avoid certain activities like applying gel or creams to your scalp and avoid certain shampoos and conditioners. Treat the pigmented area like an open wound. You may also need to avoid certain activities that may make you sweat excessively. Don’t worry though, after your treatment, we will be giving you a list of do’s and dont’s.

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