Scalp MicroPigmentation Auckland - Melissa Carr Cosmetic Tattooing
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Hair Loss Treatment for Men & Women

Scalp Micropigmentation is a form of cosmetic tattooing where we simulate the look of a hair follicle.

Melissa Carr implants a specialised carbon pigment into the skin about 0.5 mm deep. For male patients this gives the impression of a complete ‘5 0’Clock shadow’ when done across the entire scalp. This is a popular procedure for men suffering from hair loss who want that neatly shaven look. Once completed the client then needs to keep his head shaved for best appearances, in some cases they can wear a no.1 clipper cut.

The typical pattern of female pattern baldness is different from that of male pattern baldness. The hair thins all over the head, but the frontal hairline is maintained. Scalp Mircopigmentation is uses to reduce the contrast between the flesh coloured scalp and the patients hair.

Scalp Micropigmentation typically takes 3 - 4 sessions to complete and will require touch ups once every 4-5 years depending on sun exposure. To maintain the pigment it is important that male patients where sunscreen and or a hat where possible. Melissa recommends using Neutrogena 50+ facial sunscreen Matte finish.

During the initial consultation process Melissa will discuss the area to be tattooed as well as any conditions which may affect the outcome e.g. Psoriasis.

The cost of the treatment is dependent on the size of the area to be presented for Scalp Micropigmentation.

To book your initial consultation speak to Melissa today.

Melissa Carr Cosmetic Tattooing wants to ensure that you are thrilled with the results of your Scalp Micropigmentation procedure long after you leave our clinic.

Within the first year of your SMP procedure if you feel you need a little extra touch up this is done free of charge.

  • Awesome clinic. John was extremely helpful and catered to the look I was after. I Would recommend to anyone looking for a cost effective solution to thinning hair.


  • A++ Highly recommended - John is great to deal with and couldn't be happier with the result.


  • I have alopecia universallis (which means total body hairloss) and I have recently had the pleasure of working with both Melissa and John. John recently completed my SMP treatment on my scalp and I am over joyed with the result. John was extremely professional throughout the whole process, showed empathy, understanding and consulted with me every step of the way. The result has been life changing for me as I now feel so much more confident in myself and know this summer nothing is going to stop me enjoying life, even without my hair. I can't wait for my next treatments which involve having my eyeliner and eyebrows tattooed by Melissa. I can totally recommend John and Melissa to anyone who is thinking about any of these treatments. They are such kind and professional people who are very talented in their profession and they genuinely care about their customers.


  • I am extremely happy with the result. My hair looks much fuller and entirely natural. It has exceeded my expectations. Melissa and her team are extremely professional and highly skilled. The procedure is comfortable and performed in a relaxed atmosphere. I only wish I had done this a long time ago.


  • Going through with the SMP procedure was the best choice I could ever make, the process was very smooth, pain free and the results have changed not only the way the world sees me but the way I see myself. My confidence is back and I no longer feel I need to hide away from social events and activities. Highly recommended.


  • Thanks again guys. So glad I took the plunge with SMP, it has been life changing. To have the option SMP offers and experience that you give is truly amazing. You guys have honed those SMP skills and talent perfectly - even my close family members did not notice the change with this procedure. The colour match and hair line designed is such a great match & age appropriate - all looks amazing. I recommend it to anyone that is thinking of this option to not sit on the fence, It’s a change that you will not believe until you & take the step.


  • I am really really pleased with the outcome of my Scalp Micro Pigmentation treatment. I feel and look a million dollars. Nobody noticed my scalp had been tattooed. Until I tell them. Professional job, fully recommend John & Melissa to whoever is considering this treatment.


  • Hey guys, I finally threw the cap away! I’m happy to show my scalp now that I’ve had the SMP, no more hiding behind my cap. My girlfriend and close friends all think it’s mint. So glad I went ahead. I’m stoked to no longer feel bald. You guys put my hairline in the right place, it feels just right. So good to feel my confidence back again.


  • SMP is the best thing I ever did, I only wish I'd done it sooner.  It has given me back confidence I lost in my early 20's when I started to go bald. I hid behind wearing a cap to hide my hair loss for 20 years.  Since getting SMP I don't wear a cap anymore. It's awesome seeing my hairline again & not worrying about looking bald anymore.  Melissa did a great job of making  my hair So realistic.

    Dave Manuel