Hair tattoo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Adult film actor François Sagat at the Folsom Fair 2006. Sagat is well known for his scalp tattoo.

A hair tattoo, or scalp micropigmentation,[1] is a form of tattoo that gives the illusion of a close buzz cut hairstyle on a bald head.[2][3] The procedure can also be used to conceal the scars from hair transplantation or to make thinning hair seem thicker.[4] In contrast to other tattoos, the procedure does not penetrate as deeply, and the inks used are less prone to colour change over time.[4]


  1. ^ Campos, Susan (11 October 2013). "Leg Hair Transplants and Scalp Tattoos: How Hollywood's A-List Fights Baldness". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 7 June 2014. 
  2. ^ Elisabeth Leamy (May 31, 2012). "Considering a hair tattoo? Pro's and cons to consider before you commit". ABC News. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  3. ^ Bella Battle (February 11, 2012). "Wish you were hair". The Sun. London. Retrieved December 16, 2012. 
  4. ^ a b Kynaston, Lee (2013). "Scalp micropigmentation explained". Men's Health. Retrieved 7 June 2014.