Men are not the only ones who suffer from the loss of hair. Women endure many hormonal upheavals in their lives which are the primary reason for thinning hair. That said, stress, surgeries, medications, overall health, dermatological issues, and even hairstyles themselves contribute to the possibility of the fairer sex losing their hair.Whether or not we approve, hair is a definitive component of a women’s self identity. Long or short, women and hairstyles vary far more than they do with men. Likewise, it has become more socially acceptable for men to be bald or balding, mainly because it occurs more often to them and we have become accustomed to it. Think of the list of revered male characters, both real and in caricature, who have, even for centuries, proudly, and stylishly sported baldness. Of course, this is not the case in all cultures, and again we do not subscribe to socially accepted stigmas when they can be the cause of loss of self esteem. Women, nevertheless, do not adjust well to hair loss. That much we have seen first hand.
The number of women shaving their heads is on the increase. It has been made a stylish option by high profile individuals like Demi Moore, Jessie J, Brittney Spears, Lupito Nyong’o, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron, Anne Hathaway, and others. While they have had a part to play in this change, some of the most stylish women in fashion magazines, while lesser known, have made head shaving an art form. When women decide to get scalp micropigmentation for thinning hair, and who have elected to shave their heads, they will undergo treatment in the same way that men do. As always, the most complementary look is achieved by focussing on elevating a woman’s strongest and most beautiful features.
Women can shave if they wish, but it is absolutely not a requirement by any stretch. In fact, the vast majority of women would never do that, nor do they have to. It is the fact women do not need to do this in most cases that Scalp Micropigmentation (SMP) has become the most sought-after treatment for hair loss/balding in women. An advanced scalp micropigmentation artist can skillfully apply treatment in such a way so that it blends in quite seamlessly with the existing surrounding hair. Certainly, a woman may elect to shave their hair if they wish; but, it likely better to choose a close cut rather than a shaven head, for the majority of clients.
No. The procedure works significantly better on black, brunettes and darker redheads. Although scalp micropigmentation is commonly used on blonde men, is not generally recommended for blonde women. Why you ask? Well, pigments which are not primary colours are made up of colour mixes to create the perfect shade. Lighter browns do not contain high concentrations of more stable colours. It requires an extensive level of training to use lighter colours on scalps with thinning hair as opposed to full hair loss. That said, if the full head is shaved, SMP using lighter colours is achievable with an advanced artist. Colours behave differently in the scalp skin due to its unique structure. As always SMP is intended to be natural and yield the most natural long-lasting results. Therefore, without sounding too scientific, SMP for lighter haired women is less likely to offer the longevity preferred.
There are far fewer published examples of women who have scalp micropigmentation versus men, simply because women are generally less comfortable publicly sharing their before and after photos. However, make no mistake. Scalp micropigmentation for women is on an accelerated rise because the word is out about this extraordinary treatment. Reputable clinics wanting the absolute best for clients now offer this service routinely. If you’re suffering with female pattern hair loss, postpartum hair loss, telogen effluvium or alopecia, and want to do something about it, take comfort in knowing that thousands of women have trodden the path before you, and are very happy with their results. As always, just make sure you choose a clinic that can demonstrate quality results, specifically on women. To do this, research galleries, check out credentials, insist on a thorough consultation. Women are among the most adept at intuition! Let it guide you and if you have any doubts whatsoever, look up reviews and ask for references.