Although pigment molecules stay in the skin indefinitely, the colour will remain visible for 1-5 years. After this time, colour will gradually start to fade. Colour retention varies from person to person. This can depend on your age, skin type, colour choice and lifestyle. A colour boost is recommended every 18- 24 months. Please note there is no guarantee pigments will completely disappear over time.
Everyone tolerates pain at different levels, but with advanced new equipment and techniques, discomfort will be minimal. We will ensure you remain comfortable at all times.
You can purchase a topical numbing cream from the pharmacy if you are worried, but this isn’t usually necessary.
Please allow 2.5-3 hours for new treatments and please allow 1.5-2 hours for a retouch. Scalp Micropigmentation appointments will vary.
Immediately after the treatment, the area may appear swollen and the colour will appear darker and more intense. This will last for several days, swelling should subside within a few hours. Complete healing can take up to 6 weeks for the pigment to mature in the skin and the true colour to emerge. It’s important you follow the aftercare advice given to ensure maximum results.