SMP – (Scalp Micropigmentation) is a non-surgical procedure, suitable for both men and women. It involves the introduction of pigment under the scalp with a needle. This non-invasive procedure is designed to create the illusion of a natural hair follicle. This method guarantees an excellent camouflage of the problem created by the partial or total hair loss on the scalp. It also applies to conditions like alopecia areata, alopecia totalis, and trichotillomania.

Scalp micropigmentation

Who is the treatment intended for?

Anyone who does not have the below-mentioned contraindications can undergo this procedure. A person who feels unattractive due to their hair loss can greatly benefit from SMP to boost their confidence and feel attractive again.

How much does the procedure cost?

The cost of the treatment starts from PLN 1500
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How long does the procedure take?

The duration of the procedure depends on the level of hair loss and pigmented area. It is required to undergo 3 sessions, which are performed at least every 2-3 weeks. The effect can last up to 10 years. However, it is advised to refresh the effect of micropigmentation by performing a single session every 18 months to 3 years.

Benefits of the treatment

  • painless, non-invasive
  • suitable for different types of alopecia/hair loss/hair thinning
  • short recovery period
  • improving appearance and self-acceptance
  • natural effect visible immediately after the treatment

Contraindications to the procedure

We can divide them into three categories:


  • chemotherapy
  • decreased immunity
  • fresh wounds/skin damage
  • sunburn
  • pregnancy and lactation


  • allergy to pigments
  • skin diseases (e.g. psoriasis)
  • widespread moles, keloids
  • epilepsy

Requiring medical consultation

  • taking medicines (anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, sedative, sleep-inducing, anticoagulant)
  • hemophilia
  • heart arrhythmia
  • diabetes


1) If you are immunocompromised, the procedure cannot be performed.

2) If you have cancer and you are undergoing e.g. chemotherapy, we have to wait until you are in remission.

3) Herpes virus, herpes zoster, fungal infections, or sunburn must be cured before the procedure.

4) If you have recently undergone plastic surgery or transplant – we will discuss at the consultation when we can start the treatment at the earliest. Due to health reasons, it cannot happen too soon.

How does it work?

Free consultation

- discussion of the problem
- predrawing of the hairline and the side profile
- scheduling a date + treatment quotation

First session

- determining the natural hair line
- first treatment session

Second session

(minimum after 14 days)
- pigmentation assessment
- second treatment session
- giving the final shape

Third session

(minimum after 28 days)
- pigmentation assessment after complete healing
- third treatment session
- completing the process


Recommendations before the procedure
  • Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours before the procedure
  • Do not drink coffee or energy drinks for 8h before the procedure
  • Avoid tanning the scalp for at least 7 days before the procedure
  • Be in good health
  • Wash your hair/ scalp with a mild shampoo
  • Do not take any painkillers for 12 hours before the procedure
  • Do not perform any cosmetic procedures interfering with the epidermis for at least 10 days before the procedure
  • Inform of any changes to the scalp during the consultation or before the procedure
  • Perform an enzyme scalp exfoliation about 7 days before the procedure
Recommendations after the procedure
  • Do not drink alcohol for 24 hours after the procedure
  • Avoid water on the scalp for 4 days after the procedure (do not wash your hair/scalp)
  • Avoid sweating for 4 days after the procedure
  • Do not apply any hair styling products for at least 4 days after the procedure
  • For scalp hygiene, use products recommended by the specialist performing the treatment
  • Do not sunbathe the scalp for at least 14 days after the procedure
  • Do not use the sauna and do not swim in the pool or lake for 14 days after the treatment

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the scalp micropigmentation treatment very painful?
The procedure is not painful. Clients may experience slight discomfort during the procedure.
How long do the treatment effects last?
The effects of the treatment last for up to several years. However, it is recommended to refresh the color every 2-4 years on average.
Can I sunbathe after the procedure?
After each session of scalp micropigmentation, protect your scalp from UV ray exposure for at least 3 weeks.
Can I swim in the pool or lake after the treatment?
After the treatment, do not swim in the pool or lake for at least 2 weeks.
Can I go to the gym or exercise after the procedure?
After the procedure, you should avoid any physical activity for at least 4 days.
Can I drink alcohol after the procedure?
Do not drink alcohol 24 hours after the procedure.
Can the micropigmentation change the color to blue or green?
Properly performed scalp micropigmentation does not change into any of the listed colors.
Should I shave my hair before the procedure?
In case of advanced hair loss/hair thinning, we recommend shaving the hair to a length of 0.5 mm. In the case of male optical hair thickening, we recommend leaving a minimum of 3 - 4 cm in length.
Is it possible to perform scalp micropigmentation on a scar?
We perform scar camouflage on the scalp after a prior consultation appointment during which we qualify clients for the procedure.
Can I have this treatment after a hair transplant procedure?
The micropigmentation treatment is a good solution to optically thicken your hair after the FUE/FUT transplant.
Can I have a hair transplant procedure after scalp micropigmentation?
A scalp micropigmentation treatment does not have any adverse effects on the scalp or hair follicles. FUE/FUT method hair transplant can be performed after the procedure.
Can a person suffering from alopecia undergo the procedure?
People suffering from alopecia can undergo the procedure after a prior consultation appointment during which we qualify clients for the procedure.
Can women undergo scalp micropigmentation?
Scalp micropigmentation is a great solution for women struggling with excessive hair loss or alopecia.
How should I prepare for the procedure?
A month before the procedure, it is recommended not to perform any invasive procedures on the area that will be subjected to micropigmentation. Your skin should be clean, properly moisturized, and overall in a good condition. You should follow the recommendations before the procedure mentioned on the website and during the consultation.
How many sessions are required to achieve the desired effect?
Three is the recommended number of sessions to achieve the best effect. However, this number may change depending on the client’s health and their situation. This issue should be discussed during a free consultation appointment
What is the price of the procedure?
The price of scalp micropigmentation depends on the level of hair loss and is estimated during a free in-clinic or online consultation.
Is the scalp micropigmentation procedure safe?
It is safe, as scalp micropigmentation is a minimally invasive procedure. With the proper observance of the recommendations, it does not carry the risk of complications.
How long does one micropigmentation session last?
The duration of the session depends mainly on the extent of the pigmented area. On average, the procedure can last from 2 to 4 hours.
Are there any age restrictions regarding scalp micropigmentation?
The micropigmentation treatment is suitable for various age groups. It can be performed from the age of 16 with the consent of a parent or legal guardian.
Who will perform the procedure?
All treatments are performed by an experienced specialist and trainer of scalp micropigmentation in Arwii - Agnieszka Tarasiuk.
What kind of pigments are used to perform the micropigmentation procedure?
For the treatment, we use natural, organic pigments.
Can I undergo scalp micropigmentation if I have blond or red hair?
Of course, you can. We work with shades of gray, which are natural to the hair follicle. However, this does not exclude treatment with lighter shades of hair, as the effect still looks natural and does not look any different.
Will I achieve a natural effect with the micropigmentation treatment?
In every case, we do our best to ensure that the procedure effects meet the client’s expectations and preferences. With the micropigmentation treatment, we achieve a hyper-realistic effect of close-shaven hair. Our clients repeatedly mention that afterwards they feel as if they had their natural hair.
Can I undergo the micropigmentation procedure if I use a wig or hair system?
Of course, you can. Scalp micropigmentation is a great alternative if you are tired of unstable hair systems and wigs. With this treatment, it is possible to create a natural and hyper-realistic camouflage of excessive hair loss or alopecia. As a result, our clients enjoy the effects of the procedure for many years.
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