November 4, 2021

Why you should take a scalp micropigmentation course

If you're looking to step into the cosmetic industry, there are many different paths you can take...such as undertaking a scalp micropigmentation course.

Unlike tattooing or injecting botox which has more risks and costs associated with them, scalp micropigmentation is a non-surgical procedure that uses tiny needles to deposit skin colour pigments under the surface of the skin to create artificial hair strokes on an area of the scalp. As there are almost no risks to this treatment, it can be performed on anyone so long as they're not taking blood-thinning medications and have no pre-existing skin issues such as psoriasis or eczema.

As a result of its simplicity, availability to everyone and lack of risk, demand for Scalp micropigmentation has been increasing over the last few years. More and more people are now looking for scalp micropigmentation treatment as a result of going bald due to age, stress, heredity or medical condition.

If you've ever thought about becoming a Scalp Micropigmentation technician then this article is for you, as we're going to be explaining in detail why you should certainly consider this path if you're looking to break into the industry.

Why you should take a scalp micropigmentation course

Scalp micropigmentation is, first of all, one of the main reasons you may want to become a scalp micro pigmentation technician is because it's relatively easy to learn. All you have to do is follow an expert training course and practice. After which you'll be fully capable of performing this treatment by yourself.

Secondly, scalp micropigmentation is one of the only ways to get rid of hair loss in men who are either losing their hair due to male pattern baldness or are suffering from alopecia.

Thirdly, Scalp micropigmentation can be used to cover scar tissue giving the face a more even complexion. For example, after dermabrasion which is a procedure that uses abrasion to remove several layers of skin for better cosmetic effects, it leaves the skin with scars and uneven textures which would require a shaving technique such as SMP to camouflage. Additionally, Scalp micropigmentation is an excellent way to cover up scar tissue resulting from cosmetic surgery such as earlobe reconstructions where the inside of the earlobes are stitched together, or after facelifts when incisions are made around the ears.

Finally, If your goal in life is to change people's lives, you should certainly consider becoming a Scalp Micropigmentation Technician because of all the satisfaction it will bring you. Seeing people after their procedure looking more confident and happy makes for an extremely satisfying experience that will make you feel like you're changing the world.

How much money you can earn doing Scalp Micropigmentation

If you become a scalp micropigmetiaon technician, you're going to have a job that's in high demand and pays well. As a result of this, it's a career path where earnings can sky-rocket very quickly over time because the work demands are so great, which means that your salary will grow exponentially as you become more qualified and experienced.

In addition to creating instant self-confidence, the effects of the treatment are extremely long-lasting. Therefore, you're not going to have to worry about constantly chasing new business as your client base will remain loyal for many years.

You can earn anywhere from £1000 - £3000 per client depending on your location and how experienced you are. For example, if you're looking to work somewhere like London, the average price per treatment is £2600 whereas in other less popular areas, you can earn as little as £1000 depending on the quality of service provided.

If money is important to you then Scalp Micropigmentation is certainly the career path for you. You can earn great money very quickly without having to stress about chasing new clients.

Can barbers become Scalp Micropigmentation technicians?

Craig himself once was a barber, and was always fascinated when he discovered SMP. After a good deal of research, he realized that his career in barbering was going to be short-lived. In fact, it was this knowledge that encouraged him to become an SMP Technician himself and he hasn't looked back since.


Can beauticians become Scalp Micropigmentation technicians?

Beauticians can certainly become Scalp Micropigmentation technicians. In fact, it's a great combination that we encourage here at SMP Liverpool . You never know when your client base may be in need of a haircut and you can easily combine the two services for maximum convenience and higher profits.

How long does a Scalp Micropigmentation course take?

Depending on your previous experience and qualification requirements, completing a scalp micropigmentation course can take anything between 1-2 weeks. However, this is one of the fastest and best training courses in the industry so you can get started quickly if it's something that takes your fancy.


Get lifetime work by training in SMP.

Most customers will want their scalp micropigmentation 'topped' up every 3-5 years. This means that you can expect a massive amount of return customers and a lot of work. To keep up with the demand for the treatment, Scalp Micropigmentation technicians must continuously learn new techniques and tricks that will help them to provide the best service possible.

That's why it's important to learn your trade properly, which you can do in as little as 5 days depending on experience. Since Scalp Micropigmentation is an extremely popular procedure at the moment.

Where to train for Scalp micropigmentation

There are many qualified training institutions throughout Europe offering scalp micropigmentation courses which you can sign up to and begin training. However, we highly recommend our course for anyone living in the UK. As Craig will provide you with lifetime support and will always be on the end of the phone if you ever have any questions.

Our Scalp Micropigmentation training courses

We offer a 5 day CPD certified training course which will teach you everything you need to know about scalp micropigmentation. We'll show you how to perform the treatment, how to work with clients and potential side effects that might occur. We have a degree of flexibility in our courses so we can accommodate your schedule whether it's a weekday or weekend or online course.

We will also provide you with lifestime support to help you with your career.

For more information including how to sign up for our next course please see

We hope that by reading this article you'll now know exactly why you should learn scalp micropigmentation and will take the first step towards your new career as Scalp Micropigmentation Technician.


Hopefully, this article has helped you decide if learning SMP Is right for you. If you're a barber, beautician or simply interested in a new career path, this may be right for you. It's very straightforward and doesn't require extensive training, or experience to get started which means you can begin working almost immediately.

If you're interested in completing a scalp micropigmentation course then please do not hesitate to contact us at SMP Liverpool.

If you're still unsure then feel free to contact Craig and we'll be happy to answer any questions.

Article written by CraigSMPLiverpool
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