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Vinnydiesel last won the day on February 13

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About Vinnydiesel

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  • Birthday 12/01/1979

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    Norwood 6
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    Dark brown
  • Have you had SMP?
  • Date when I had SMP
    March 2016

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  1. Alex Beresford

    another point that we've spoken about on and off is the fact that SMP has been around over 10 years now but has, and will continue to be, a secret weapon to hair loss no matter the exposure. Why? Because the average person who has hair, will never fixate on someone's "shaved" head and question whether or not it's tattoo'd on unless you have a botched SMP or a super straight hairline that looks unnatural.
  2. bro congrats on the new do.....looks amazing and organic!
  3. Toronto clinic

    Hey pal, Welcome to the forum and congrats on taking the first step in SMP! Check out my progress thread here: Where abouts are you in Toronto? If time permits, I have no problems meeting up for a quick chat and help answer any questions/concerns you may have. Vin
  4. I just got some DE from Amazon arrived in the mail today, tried some on the scalp after shower and wow this shit is legit! I can't speak to how long it last during the course of the day just yet, but it definitely takes the shine away.
  5. Questions

    I'll just add my 2 cents based on my own experience. In all, I've had 4 sessions done with HIS (3 main sessions and 1 warranty touchup session). After the 1st session, my scalp was pretty red for 2-3 days (i'm also very pale naturally), but subsided significantly thereafter. The 2nd and 3rd sessions were much better, as the redness faded within hours rather than days. Even for the touchup session done at the end of August 2017 (a year and 3 months later), the redness literally faded less than 2 hrs after the session.
  6. Fading & Hairline - Advice Needed

    Agreed with SHVD man. In my opinion, your SMP looks great even under office lighting which is very unfavorable for bald heads (i see this stuff everyday at work), but because your scalp also doesn't appear to be shiny, it really brings out the treatment. If you ask me, I think there's absolutely nothing wrong with it, and also agreed with SHVD that you probably don't want to grow your natural hair any longer than what you have in the pics attached. Vin
  7. Toronto His Clinic

    I've gotten a total of 4 sessions done, all at the Toronto clinic (3 regular sessions and 1 warranty touch-up session). The first 3 sessions were done by a practitioner from the UK who is no longer there, but I've had excellent results from his work. I admit that I was skeptical before going in for my warranty touch-up session end of August this year with the new practitioner, but upon meeting and speaking with him I was totally convinced that he's knowledgeable and knows what he's doing. It's been 4 months and my treatment still looks amazing.
  8. Aftercare

    Here's the link to the aftercare guidelines: Moisturizing 4 days after each session helps keep the scalp healthy and helps the ink settle i suppose.
  9. Anyone had their temples done?

    Hey man, I got my temples done. Take a look at my threads:
  10. i think this is a good start man. How do you feel about this length? At the end of the day brother, it's about how comfortable/confident you feel with it.
  11. well there are FUE implants but personally i feel like SMP is the better way to go as it's less invasive and wayyy more cost effective. I think you'll look fine with 0mm + smp dude! I think what you'll be concerned about (at first) is blending your head to your beard, but i guarantee that it won't be a prob as i have a lot of friends with shaved heads and full beard and it looks badass (wish I could grow a damn beard)
  12. Welcome to the forum buddy. In my honest opinion, given the thickness of your hair on the sides and back, leaving it at 2mm length won't blend with SMP that well at all, mostly due to the lack of "3d" ness with the areas treated by SMP. My natural hair colour is as dark as yours, and the max i can go is 2 days growth after using a razor and shaving to the bone. My suggestion, really, is for you to shave your down to 0mm and see if you can get used to that look first. If you can't, then SMP may not be the most viable option for you. If you have any other questions, let us know! Vin
  13. The etiquette of speaking to a SMP customer

    Just don't ask lol.... I've come across a couple of dudes in the past couple of years, one of them works out at the same gym as me. Every time I see him, he gives me a dirty look, as if he's either 1) scared that I might expose him or 2) he's jelly that mine looks better than his LOL My boss at work notices everything, and trust me, I know he knows I did something on my scalp, especially when I remember him commenting on my lack of ability to grow out my hair 3 years ago haha. Having said that, even if he was to approach me one day about it, I would have no issues telling him as I'm not sensitive about hair loss. But we all know some people are (understandably so especially if you've never shaved your head voluntarily before), so it's better to steer clear. Vin
  14. touch up / long term results I just got my touch-up session done, and from what I can tell, and from speaking with the practitioner, they wouldn't touch up existing dots unless it's faded to the point where it's distorted and/or no longer visible.
  15. My SMP journey has started

    Hey guys, Just had my warranty touch-up session yesterday at the Toronto clinic. After all the concerns from a few members on this forum, I decided to brush the criticisms aside and see for myself. First off, the practitioner, while being on the slightly quiet side, is very professional, kept me in the loop during the whole process, exhibited extreme patience towards my treatment, and was very knowledgeable. I went for the touch-up session to add density to the crown/top, and to break up the hairline and temple just a tad. He was understanding, yet provided his expertise and discretion so as not to change the overall hairline that I already have. Overall, I couldn't be happier with the results so far, and I can vouch for this dude and I think you should also!