If you’re looking for solutions to thinning hair, baldness, or a loss of self-image that can come at any age from hair loss, the effectiveness of many modern choices can leave you grasping at those few hairs left out of sheer frustration. That’s why hair tattoos, or Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) are quickly becoming a popular choice for long-term effectiveness and a wide range of other benefits.


If you’re considering SMP hair tattoo, ask yourself the following questions first:

Is Scalp Micropigmentation Right For Me?

For most people going through alopecia or common balding, SMP is the right choice to make for a variety of reasons. If you’re willing to undergo the treatments for SMP, you’ll find that the results look great for years to come, and perhaps most importantly, your scalp will look completely natural. Compare this to middle-of-the-way solutions that may or may not work and leave you with visible signs of balding and the choice should be evident.

How Long Does It Take?

SMP is non-invasive, meaning you won’t have to take a significant amount of time off work to see results. We recommend that clients come by for anywhere between 2-4 sessions to optimal results. Each session takes a couple of hours depending on the size of the area to be treated. Upon your initial consultation with one of our highly skilled SMP Artists, we’ll be able to map out your SMP journey, including how many sessions you’ll need and how often.

How Long Does It Last?

Although SMP is effectively a permanent solution, some lightening of the original colour can occur after a number of years. This is why we offer clients a touch-up service to restore the original pigmentation colour.

Since your SMP hair tattoo is a long-lasting solution requiring little maintenance after the initial sessions, it’s an excellent investment, especially when compared to expensive shampoos and medications that may not always work for you.

Will Scalp Micropigmentation Reverse Hair Loss?

No, SMP is not and should not be seen as a means to reverse balding or hair loss. Instead, SMP replicates hair follicles with colour so that your scalp will look like a full head of shaven hair. If you wish to reverse hair loss, other options may be more suitable for you, such as treatment programmes and medications to restore and promote hair growth.

How Much Will It Cost?

Secret shoppers for choice.com.au revealed that many hair treatment centres have provided free consultations to the secret shoppers, but the asking price for hair treatment ranged anywhere from $3000-6000 followed by additional ongoing costs to maintain hair growth. Cheaper options abound, from over-the-counter hair growth products that end up often being more expensive in the long term simply because many may not work at all, not to mention the impacts they may have on your health if you are not fully educated about what you’re putting in your system.

When it comes to your personal SMP treatment, your cost will depend uniquely on the pattern of hair loss, the size of the area required to be covered, and if you have any existing scars on your head. In addition to outlining your recommended number of treatments, our Artists will provide you with a comprehensive quote, tailored to your SMP hair tattoo, so you’ll have a total cost for your journey before you even begin.

For more details, check out our video on How We Quote For Your Hair Loss


Foli Sim provides clients with free consultations and flexible payment plans so that you can get effects pretty much right away, with affordable solutions. Aside from occasional touch-ups every few years, there’s no need to keep handing over your hard-earned cash for nothing in return. Our SMP solutions will certainly give you excellent results and it’s a great investment for your money.

Foli Sim Scalp Micropigmentation

Experience the quality results of SMP with the professionals at Foli Sim Scalp Micropigmentation in Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. Get in touch with us today for a free consultation to see if it’s right for you.

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