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No toupée? Try some tattoos

A new approach to hair replacement takes a pass on wigs and weaves — and instead dots the head with tiny tattoos.

New hair replacement technique dots scalp with semi-permanent ink

A new approach to hair replacement creates the illusion of hair with tiny tattoos on the scalp. 1:58

A new approach to hair replacement takes a pass on wigs and weaves — and instead dots the head with tiny tattoos. It’s called scalp micropigmentation, costs nearly $1,000 and only lasts a few years. 

The dots are meant to look like the follicles of closely cut hair. 

“The idea is that you’re making a thinner head of hair look a little thicker,” said Dr. Robert Jones.

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From a report by Stephanie Matteis