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  1. Hi, I am here to tell my story about hair loss and the SMP treatments that I received at the Birmingham Clinic which started 2 years ago with Andra Dascalu. I started losing my hair in my third year at university when I was 23, I knew quite early, even though it wasn't apparent to other people that I was going to loose my hair and that it was going to change the way I looked and felt about myself. My hair loss became the biggest thing in my life, it really affected my confidence and I felt as if the future had been stolen from me. I remember feeling at the time that I didn't want to have my life anymore, if I didnt look good and feel good then there was no way the future could be bright. I knew that it would make me more introverted, less confident, less outspoken and too self conscious to be around my friends. I felt like my hair became a symbol that I wasn't meant to acheive anything and that it proved I didn't fit in with the people that I admired. When I thought of one of my friends saying "god you are going bald dude" it made me shudder and still does. I cannot express enough how I let it get in the way of everything going on in my life, I became self-conscious around my family, began to depend alot emotionally on my girlfriend at the time whilst not really being there for her because this problem was consuming me completely. One of the worst things about losing your hair is the gradual process, checking it in the mirror everyday and catching your hair in a certain light giving you the signs of future baldness. Sometimes I would look in the mirror obsessively and get so worked up that it would ruin my week and send me into a deep depression. I became vacant with my girlfriend and family and for so long it made my daily existence so anxious. I thought that my girlfriend would leave me, I would have no confidence to attract a girl I actually liked and that it would make me the but of jokes socially and amongst my family. I also used to think that I would rather have my hair than a degree or a house or even my girlfriend, I became truly obsessed and couldn't get past the trauma. I tried beta sitosterol, saw palmetto certain types of amino acids, caffeine shampoo and head massages but nothing really helped and if anything I think the stress of maintaining this routine might have been counter productive. SMP I got to the point where I wanted a fresh start and was about to start a new job - I didnt want anybody to know that I was losing my hair because I thought it might affect me professionally. So before I started the new job I went to the Birmingham clinic and decided to go for the treatment and reinvent myself with what would look like a short buzzed cut (hopefully) but with a strong hair line at least. I decided to go for it in September 2015. I was really scared going in, I thought that it wouldnt look convincing and that maybe it would just look ridiculous and artificial. My practitioner was Andra Dascalu and she was amazing, so kind and friendly and we talked about documentaries, yoga, spiritualism and what we were up to in life. The procedure was generally painless apart from certain areas of the scalp. The first session must have lasted about three hours and when I first saw it I thought wow! I was a little worried as the dots were quite large but I was told that they would settle down when the skin had stopped swellling. Over the next couple of days I just kept myself to myself and cared for the tattoo as I was told, after the tattoo had settled down I really started to love it. I remember looking in the mirror and feeling relief and joy and like I had gotten something back, I really loved that it just appeared as though as was shaving it close by choice and that I could grow hair if I wanted. The tattoo faded slightly over the next few weeks (which is totally normal) and I had to get two other top up sessions, these top ups gave an even more natural look to my hair and made the look even more convincing. I had let myself get pretty out of shape due to several factors, but the tattoo actually got me back in the gym and made me beleive I could make something of myself again that I could be proud of. Taking this bold step has started a generally positive chain reaction of getting back into shape, dressing better, being more confident and being more optimistic about the future and my own life. I was able to transition without anyone really noticing as for the last year of my hair loss I was living abroad and nobody I knew saw me when my hair loss was really obvious. I have told everyone close to me and they cannot beleive that it isnt real. One of the major bonuses of having this done is that it stops the endless checking of your hair in the mirror, it gives you stability, you look the same everyday and you look like you have hair which is massive. I myself cant tell unless I get really close up where my 'real' hair begins and the tattoo ends. Before I got the treatment I watched all the videos on youtube and went in for a consultation. I decided that it looked great for people even with a light skin tone like me and that I was going to do it. I would say to anyone thinking about it that they shouldn't worry that it wont look natural becuase it will, the practitioners are experts and they really know what they are doing. I have had this SMP tattoo for over two years and people have rubbed my head and not even they suspect a thing, it really is like having really short but full head of hair. In my opinion getting SMP isnt a way for you to hide who you are but it is a way of surviving and staying who you are.
  2. Hey guys, This will be my first post on this forum, but I have been lurking on here for a while already. I know that SMP is not only possible for those with light hair, but also often times, looks pretty damn good. I have seen a few examples so far, such as the Bald Ego, Magnus, and Ray in the before and after area. I have seen a few people like Kojak, who went darker on their entire head. From what I can tell this looks good too, under the right circumstances. Kojak if you're still on here, or anyone else who did something similar, I would like to see what that looks like, with more pictures. Any way, the bottom line is that I am almost certain that I am going to get this procedure done soon. I am 27 years old and probably a NW 2.5 slowly moving towards a 3 and beyond. I still wear my hair medium length and im pretty sure that no one really knows that I am balding yet. I doubt that I can get away with this for much longer though. Instead of taking drugs for the rest of my life that would potentially kill my boners and my wallet, I have decided that a shaved head plus SMP is a much better long term solution. It kind of fits my lifestyle as it is anyways. I am a personal trainer and small business owner and the low maintenance, alpha, military look appeals to me. If I get this procedure done soon I doubt anyone, except for a select few, would even ever know that I was balding at all, which would also be ideal. I would be looking to shave it down, for the first time, about the same time as getting SMP. This is something that some of you, may advise against, but I feel like its the best option for me. I guess my questions for you guys would be: 1. Can someone with as much hair as I have left get SMP without issue? 2. Can I get some input from other light haired/light skinned guys who have had this done? Pics are awesome too 3. Any general input/advice from anyone else would be appreciated too. Thanks everyone! This truly seems like an awesome group of people on here. I look forward to being part of the community and sharing my results when I eventually do get the procedure done myself.
  3. Hi, My name is Chris. I am balding badly at 26 and am very interested in possibly getting SMP. The only thing is that all I've see are before and after photos online, but I would love the opportunity to see results in person. If there is anyone with SMP in the Dallas area that would be willing to show off your results in person, I would love to grab lunch sometime and talk about your experience. It would be greatly appreciated. - Chris
  4. Hello everyone. I'm 20 y/o and two months ago something triggered my hair to start rapidly diffuse thinning all across the top. I was banking on SMP being my cure for baldness, but after buzzing down with a zero guard I don't suit it at all. My hair is too light so under bright light I'll just look straight bald, my skin is too pale and my skull sticks out noticeably at the back. I just don't have the 'look' to pull this off. I don't want to go into work tomorrow because of how self conscious I currently feel with my hair like this. I'm really considering starting finasteride and minoxidil now. The side effects of both scare me but they seem like my only option. Figured I'd post here before committing to the above medications. Does anyone have any thoughts or recommendations in general that apply to my situation? Thanks in advance.
  5. Hi guys, I am a 27-year-old guy from the Helsinki area in Finland. I have started to lose my hair maybe since I was 24 years old, I was always dyeing my hair so in the beginning it was hard to spot my hair loss. When I was 25 years old my friends started to comments on my hair loss because I had started to lose a lot of hair even on the crown. At this point, it was time for me to start wet shaving my head. I was searching the web and Scapl micro pigmentation seemed like the only good long-term option, especially for me as I don't want to wear a wig, it would feel a bit false and Hairtransplant is too risky for me. At first I didn't know is SMP would be the right option for me as my head is a little bit asymmetrical. I think it looked a bit odd when I shaved it. However, I still wanted to give it a try. Therefore, after searching the web several months and reading different forums, I came across Sam at HisHair in Gothenburgh and after sending some pictures and talking to him on the phone I booked my appointment. I flew from Helsinki to Gothenburg and arrived the evening before the treatment. I slept at a cheap hotel near the clinic. After breakfast, I met Sam at 10 at the HisHair clinic. At first, I was a little bit nervous but while we were drinking some coffee with Sam he explained thoroughly the procedure and I got a lot calmer. I was also a bit worried because the hair I still have on my head and on the temples is quite light colored. At first we started by defining my new hairline with a white marker. Sam asked if I was happy with it or if I wanted to change it. After studying it carefully in the mirror I thought it was a perfect replica of my old hairline so I was very pleased with it. Therefore, Sam put dots to mark where the white marker had been and after that, he continued to dot the whole head (except my temples). The procedure for me took about 3h. When we started the treatment it stung a little bit in the beginning but soon I forgot about dotting and the pain was not bad at all. AAfter the treatment, my head was a little bit red but it calmed down quickly (1-2 days). My head was now a bit darker shade than the rest of my hair (even though it still was impossible to spot the difference). I even went to work the next day and nobody commented on it so I guess the redness was mostly gone. When the days went by the dots on my head faded a bit every day. Now, a week after the treatment the SMP has perfectly blended into my own hair making it thicker. However, you can still see a bit of my own scalp on the places I didn't have any hair on. Now, when I look in the mirror I look so much younger, I look my own age. And the SMP gives a nice frame to my fave. I also think that the SMP covered a bit off the odd shape of my head by giving my head or face a "frame". Sam is really talented at SMP and also easy to get along with so I am more than happy I chose him. I really hope this helps you guys in the countries nearby or why not further away too! Kr, Finnish guy
  6. Hey Guys, everywhere I look , I see guys are really concerned about shine. I've had SMP myself, and no, Im not an expert, just wanted to share my 2 cents here I've tried several recommendations , like milk of magnesia, OTC matting creams, etc, looking for matting and antishine agents for SCALP or for guys. Nothing really there. then i looked at products for girls. Turns out that ladies have been dealing with shiny-oily skin for generations, and they have a multitude of tried and tested products especially made for them. Remember the little powder case that they would carry around in their bags, and dab on at every occasion? thats what its for: to reduce shine!! So i recently got myself a transparent compressed powder , and guys, it works! kills shine all over the scalp, evens out scalp tone, lasts for hours, probably all day if you dont sweat, and is easy to apply. I have several long and shiny scars in the back of my head, courtesy of the nice "Doctors" who did my plugs years ago, and the |SMP does camouflage them to some degree, but the scar skin is particularly shinier than normal skin. The powder matting agent kills the shine and makes the scar way less noticeable in direct light. Just be discreet when pulling out your little powder case and dabbing your noggin in public! When it comes to make-up, no point in reinventing the wheel , the girls have been doing it since the stone age, so we should look at what they do, they know every trick in the book. for example, just try a search for "best anti shine face powder transparent" on google, amazon, ebay... btw, mine cost me 4 or 5 quid on ebay, free ship.
  7. Hello, everyone! I'm in the process of training at HIS in Birmingham, to become a SMP practitioner. To get some final hands-on experience, I am offering several candidates the chance to receive a full SMP treatment of 3 full sessions each maximum, for FREE! No strings, no games, no hidden fees or costs. I started training in August of last year. I just need to do a few more clients to get some extra practice. All treatments, sessions, designs, every step will be done under the direct and constant supervision of the top practitioners of HIS, so you can be assured that you'll get a top notch result at HIS standards of excellence. Sessions/dates will be booked around my training schedule, and in coordination with you. The first 2 sessions will be done about 1 week apart, the third about 4 weeks after. All work to be done at HIS clinic in Birmingham. Once we get the ball rolling, I shall put you in contact with the person in charge of training so you can confirm directly that this is 100% legitimate, for your peace of mind. I've also had the SMP myself, so I know first hand about the journey, what to expect, what it feels like, and what to deliver. If interested, dont wait, just pm me now. (click on my icon to open my profile, and then send message) At some point, after we are in contact, I will require some clear photos and a little info from you. So the deal is: I get some more practice , you get a great SMP and save $$$'s, and its a win-win. Thanks , and best wishes
  8. Hi Guys, and Gals My name is Charlie and I am training to become an SMP practitioner at HIS in Birmingham. I am looking for models who would like to get a top notch SMP treatment at the best clinic in the world, and for the best possible price: FREE! I will personally be doing every step and all the work on you under the constant supervision of the Senior Practitioners at HIS, so you can be assured that you will get the best possible care and attention to detail possible. I have been training for several months at HIS in all aspects of Scalp Micropigmentation, and I have practiced all the techniques and phases of the process. I have also had the SMP procedure done myself, so I know first hand all of the concerns, issues and worries that new clients have. My goal is to help others like me get the best, most natural, and undetectable look, which is what they do at HIS anyway. If interested, please email me right away at cpfmailbox1@gmail.com, or PM me (private message, you know! click on my icon to see my profile, and select "send message") and please send me some clear photos in focus of yourself, full face- from the front, and profiles-from the sides, thanks and best wishes ________
  9. I wonder if there is any who did the SMP in Toronto clinic and would like to share their experience? Are they experienced and professional? I am considering to do the SMP to cover the scar at the back of my head from the hair transplant. Please let me know, appreciated it!
  10. SMP removal

    Hi everyone Four years from getting my treatment done I'm back on the forum . I had significant hair loss in my early/mid 20's which was definitely not a pleasant experience as a young man it is considered too young to be bald. I think people who go bald in their 20s are much more affected than somebody who goes bald in their 30s/40s. I'm now in my late 20s and I have overcome the insecurity that I had when I was younger. I see that they are doing in-house laser removal now which is a relief considering it will be more safe and straightforward now and there will be more information availible at hand Can anyone who has been through the MHT removal proceedure tell me their experience on how it went and what to expect? How much would it cost roughly to get just the hairline removed? and are there any side effects of this laser treatment? Would I lose any hair follicles? I dont want to lose any even though only the sides of my hair grows now Thanks P.S is there any other alternatives to laser removal? like a removal cream which is endorsed by HIS hair clinic?
  11. Has anybody seen any Alcohol free Minoxidil for sale anywhere? Do they even make it any more? I've had SMP for a few years and it's great! I thought it would be fun to try and regrow a little bit of actual hair for a more 3D look and I understand alcohol based Minox damages SMP. Thanks
  12. Is SMP for me?

    Hi,I've recently discovered SMP via a promotional feed on my Twitter timeline, believe it or not. It was actually for another SMP provider, but after reading lots of reviews etc, this led me to HIS. I have never had a massive problem with being bald but the more I look at this procedure, the more integrated I am. I have a few questions that I hope some of you might be able to help with: - How natural does this actually look? - How many sessions are required? - Does this fade like normal tattoos? - Does ink need to be reapplied over the years? If so, how long can this be expected to last? - Is this reversible? - What happens if sides of hair go grey? - Any other maintenance? Sorry for all of the questions, just want to research this fully before taking it further. Thanks!!
  13. Hello guys, This monday april 3. i had my 1st session done, i`m very satisfied and i think it will look very well after 3rd. session(whole treatment). i will keep u updated with pictures. If u have any questions i`ll try to answer them. Before: 1st day after 1st session(my skin is very sensitive so i had so much redness): 2nd day: now after 3 days: friends didnt notice anything until i told to one of them, and he started staring at my head and said, omg i can not belive, i can not notice anything. Its not done at HIS clinic. They dont have clinic in my country. my next session is on sunday nad the final one after 3-4 weeks after second cheers,
  14. Hi everyone, I am thinking about getting the SMP treatment done in Toronto. But I would really like to meet with someone in person who had it done, so I can see what it really looks like in front of me. Can anyone please let me know if they can meet with me anywhere in the GTA, I'd really appreciate it and it would help me make my decision to go forward with the treatment. Thanks.
  15. The real test of a pigment provider's skill is when they can make a bald, fair skinned, scarred,white guy's head look like it is a shaved, full head of real hair. I am that guy. I have had smp done at two places in the U.S. I have many strip scars from hair transplants years ago. I consider myself an expert on what to do and what not to do regarding baldness solutions ----and smp in particular. The first place that I got smp wouldn't take my hairline down far enough. The second place made my hairline ridiculously low and way too straight(I specifically told them not to do this). Also, the pigment was too dense. Had to get all of that ink lasered off! I found the best place to get all of the pigment lasered off. Just two sessions with the most recent Picosure laser. And, they can anesthetize your whole head, as it is quite painful without a serious numbing agent. I am now going to get smp done "right", in May, at a great place that I have found through extreme research and through trial and error. If possible, I want to help someone avoid going through all that I've gone through in order to get a quality smp. If anyone is interested in avoiding my mistakes, get in touch and I'll be glad to tell you about what you need to know and about who I am going to to get smp done correctly. Also,some insight on what/who to avoid. My intention is to help someone out, not to promote or put down ANY business.--------I have also found products (lotions, sunscreens) that work best to maintain smp ----moisturize, protect, stop shine etc. All through trial and error. Which is a time consuming expensive way to find all of this out. But, perhaps it was the only way for me because most people/places seem to be only interested in money. Everyone claims that their product, or service, is the best. They will promise you the world and make amazing claims. I have suffered a great deal because of their confusing tactics; I wish that there had been a truly unbiased source for me to go to when looking into smp. Hopefully I can be that source for someone else.
  16. SMP HAIR-LINE

    i was wondering if people on here can share or post pictures of different type of hair lines that can be done with smp procedure, so everyone can get ideas on which kind of hair lines there are and can go with before they go in for the procedure. That would help people out if you have any pictures to share that would be awesome.
  17. Side profiles (temples) SMP

    what do you guys think should i go for side profiles which frames the face more or will it make it look unnatural so side profiles (temple) or just go for for the lowered broken hair line?
  18. So i was out the other day at the store looking for some shirts to wear, then i stood in the line to pay for my items and over heard this little girl or boy saying mommy mommy this guy is bald does he have cancer like my auntie. Then it registered in my head for some negative reason and it didn't leave and till now i still think about the fact do people think that about a bald person is it true can a bald person look sick to other peoples views. That kind of thought just shattered my idea about being called out as a cancer patient or now do people think that every person thats skin bald have cancer or something i dunno what to say I'm kind of down to see it that way. just a quick story that happened last night
  19. I’ve wanted to post on here for a long time. I’ll try and sum up my story for all of you. Here we go: The Backstory I started losing my hair when I was 16 (1999). I was a sophomore in high school. I used Rogaine almost immediately and it worked really well for a few years. By the time I was 20 my hair loss was much more noticeable and I began to look into other options. Needless to say losing my hair at such a young age was less than fun. I held out until I was 23 (2006) to get a hair transplant. I got a hair transplant from Dr. K.D. Siporin in Los Angeles (I’m originally from Ventura, CA). At first it was pretty good. I wouldn’t say it ever looked great but there was a brief window of time where I was somewhat comfortable with it. You all know the story from here. More hair feel out, I wanted to shave my head however there was a big scar on the back of my head. I was able to shave it down to about a #6 without it showing through. This is when I began to look into scar repair, cover up and improvement Scar Wars….In the beginning In 2009 I began looking into ways to improve my scar. The first option I came across was getting grafts into the scar itself. In my desperate naiveté this seemed like a great option. I didn’t come across any SMP options until a few years later. In 2010 I got grafts into my strip scar from a hair transplant doctor in Hillsboro Oregon. I don’t remember his name however he was very nice but it struck me that he was bald and providing suckers, I mean, patients with hair transplants. Anyway, I got a 1.5 inch portion of my scar and surrounding hair removed and then grafts into my scar. I’m not sure why I thought this would be a fix all but I was desperate. This eventually came out ok but left me with a worse scar on the right side of my head. My original scar is actually really thin. HIS Episode I I stumbled across HIS in 2011. It seemed like a miracle. It was exactly what I was looking for. I had my Skype consultation and set up two treatments in LA for May of 2012. I was very nervous and excited. I shaved my head for the first time since 2004 before the treatment and once again was reminded of what lay beneath. I made the trip to LA from Ventura (I’ve lived in Portland, Ore since 2008 but had to go to the LA clinic because at the time that was the only west coast HIS clinic). The practitioner at the LA clinic at the time was named XXXX. He immediately rubbed me the wrong way and came across arrogant, disinterested and unprofessional. To sum it up I had two treatments with him and saw literally zero improvement. To make matters worse the refused to provide me with a follow up appointment after my second treatment. Rest assured, he no longer works for HIS. The Quest Continues After my LA treatment disappointing disillusionment I returned to Portland and got a new game plan together. I had found out about micro-needling and began to do so regularly on the scar. It worked fairly quickly and began to show improvement in color and texture. However, at this time I had my hair grown out to a #6. I did get pretty crafty at blending in the hair to cover the scar. So I’d shave my head down to a #4 or #3 and use a blended #5 or #6 around the scar. All the while I kept my eye on HIS. They opened a Seattle clinic in 2013 and I was one of the first people to get a consultation. Between work and life (I had a major health issue in 2013) it took me until 2014 to schedule my next treatments with HIS. Which takes us to the next phase of this phuckin’ journey…. HIS Episode II I scheduled 3 treatments for April/May 2014 in Seattle. My practitioner was XXXX (don’t remember his last name). He was really nice, welcoming and understanding of the whole thing. I remember him saying “We both have the same goal, for this treatment to look great.” That was very reassuring. I told him about my previous experience with HIS and apologized on behalf of HIS. The treatments went well for the most part. XXXX went a bit too dark because the first time around in LA the treatments had been too light and he was nervous that it would lighten up too much. After things settled with these three treatments the scar did look pretty good. The texture was still a bit rough which cause a lot of inability to camouflage the scar. I began looking into Fraxel treatments to smooth and lighten things a bit. Fraxel Rock OHSU Surgical Dermatology offers fraxel treatments for $50 a session. This was a great find because they are located in Portland. I got three treatments over the summer and fall of 2014. Initially I was worried that this would disrupt the SMP. I searched the HIS forum and found a few people that stated that they had gotten fraxel done afterwards and been ok. I decided to take the leap. I can’t emphasize enough how much fraxel helps scars. It’s almost immediate. Fraxel smooths out the scar, improves color and tightens up the skin within the scar. If you are going to get SMP get Fraxel done beforehand. Not because it messes up the SMP but because it’s a better way to go. I really wish that HIS would have recommended me to during my Seattle consultation in 2013. Ideally, HIS should offer this treatment in house. They would be able to better serve so many clients and make more money. HIS Episode III...return of the fraxel Dave at the Seattle clinic did my touch up SMP in Oct. 2014. I had another fraxel treatment done in Dec 2014. All in all it was looking pretty great. It was still a bit dark and the right side where I got the FUE scar was still rough. I continued my crusade and with the help of XXXX got another touch up in April 2015 (which unfortunately wasn’t done by XXXX because he no longer works for HIS). Since then I’ve had two more fraxel treatments and I have another one coming up in soon. I’m thinking about getting another SMP treatment as well. All in all I’m very happy with how it looks. The scar looks way better than it ever has and I’m still in the process of improving it. Conclusion Fuck hair transplants. Scars are hard to camouflage and they will look different in different lights. If you have a scar, especially a raised or marbled scar, get fraxel. HIS is a good company and offers a great service but don’t expect miracles. Be sure to advocate heavily for yourself and your needs. It’s easy to get depressed and anxious over all this stuff and I don’t have an answer for anyone experiencing those feelings. All I can do is relate and sympathize. It’s been a long, touch road for me and I’m still on it. HIS, SMP and fraxel have helped immensely but the only thing that will truly help you deal with it is yourself. Good Luck The Pics are all recent. They are all taken in different lights. Sunlight w/ flash. Night time w/ flash. Inside under office lighting w/ no flash. I can post more too if y'all want. I'm the fucking Ansel Adams of back of the head pics.
  20. I have a strip scar from a transplant many years ago but still shaved my head. I was so self conscious about the scar that I sought a solution. I found HIS and have been very happy with the results BUT, I would like to have more hair coverage and have been considering FUE along with my SMP for a fuller look. I do not want to remove my SMP with a laser but I also don't want to mess up what has been done. I have a decent donor area and want to achieve a tight buzz cut. Has anyone considered or has anyone done this? Comments, input and feedback is greatly appreciated. ~Max
  21. Anyone in St. Louis??

    I am 21 years old and live in St. Louis. I have suffered from alopecia for several years and am seriously considering scalp micro pigmentation, but was hoping I'd possibly be able to meet with someone who has had the smp procedure done so I can see what it looks like in person. I have seen a lot of the pictures and they look great, but with such a permenant thing like SMP, I'd really like to see it in person before I make a final decision. Is there anyone who lives in St. Louis who would be willing to meet with me so I could see what it looks like in person?? Please get back to me, thank you!
  22. My plan: SMP + Piloscopy !

    Hey guys, I would need your opinions about what I plan and if I'm going crazy haha Well I'm 27, Norwood 4, with any medications. I want a combination of smp and ht. There's piloscopy (pilofocus), created by dr cooley, that is going to be sell for worldwide surgeons before the end of 2015 , a new technique to take the grafts without white dots or big scars. (just a 2cm scar and you can take all the grafts needed ) As you can see in the pic, it's a really better than FUE. My plan: I want to take a lot of grats in my donor area with that technique, like 6000/7000 or more, to tranplant on my front/mildscalp and little bit to the crown. And then since there's no white dots, I want to do smp on sides and back to add density where there's no hair anymore. Like that, I could shave sides and back, and let grow on top. It will be my only haircut but it's so better than balding ^^ What do you think? It could be a good option no? What problems you would see ? with 7000 grafts or more ( I also can add like 4000 bht grafts if I plan for a buzz cut), it could be dense enough on top to be happy with, and smp on sides and back could solves the issue of lack of hair on the horse shoe. So is SMP+ Piloscopy = decent haircut ? Give me your thoughts on my crazy plan my friends!
  23. Hi, I'm really interested to do this procedure but I'm just afraid Im too blond for smp looks good on me. I have the same color of hair of this man ( medium dark blond hair ) who had been denied for smp by a belgium clinic because he is too blond ! Why they tell him that his hair is too light? HIS says it's okay for this kind of color no? Why another company refuses him a treatment? How could we explain that? Does smp really works on medium blond hair or it is more difficult to not look fake? I was really happy to have this option, but if Im not a good candidate it gonna be a nightmare Sorry for my english Best regards
  24. SMP and Work

    I posted for the first time around 2 years ago. I had just finished Uni and was about to start my career. two years, still have not go it - so angry with myself...... but I have started my career in the way that I would liked. After being rejected on finance (That stupid phone bill when I was 17!!!!!) I have now saved a sufficient amount to get started My only question is - How long do you wait to go back to work after a treatment? Like, if I got it done on a Thursday would I be fine going into work on the Monday? And with the following two sessions (I am going to need to get my whole head as I have florescent blonde hair - lol) do you think I just get it on a Saturday and will be fine for the Monday? Just to give you a bit of an insight into me - I started going bald at 17, started shaving at 20, 24 now. I work in a high pressure banking sales environment - My nicknames include Luke (short for leukaemia) and Jonjo (jonjo shelvey - Football player for Swansea - Scores a mean goal). People can be D*ckHeads.... But I always tell myself that I am thankful that I am bald and they are not because they'd crumble under the social pressure of going bald if they have that outlook on life. Quite frankly, I couldn't give two fucks if anyone notices, I'd rather be happy and caught out than depressed and unhappy with myself. I have been thinking about this for 4 years, I have been on and off the fence for a long time which I am annoyed at myself for. But I am ready and exited to take the plunge and be a bad ass with a shaved head look (not bald). Wow, that was only meant to be one question, Sorry for the rant. If there are any young guys out there that want a chat about this do not hesitate to get in touch with me. I know it's depressing, I know it stops you from doing with you REALLY want to do and I know it can changes the way you build relationships with other people and the way that other people perceive YOU.
  25. FUE + SMP best results i believe

    thinking of getting an FUE on top of my SMP to give it that texture so i can get it short to number 2... GOOD IDEA RIGHT ?