THE proprietor of a hair loss therapy business in Shipley says he’s serving to to revive individuals’s self-confidence and boosting their psychological well being.
Brendan Kershaw, 34, of Clayton, has opened Thathairlineguy, a scalp micropigmentation studio primarily based at Kirkgate.
Scalp micropigmentation is a non-surgical hair loss therapy for individuals struggling with baldness, receding or thinning hair.
It’s the creation of hair follicle simulation which provides the look of actual hair on somebody’s scalp. The process, just like tattooing, locations color pigments to copy the look of hair.
The process can take as much as 4 classes to finish, with every lasting for between two and two-and-a-half hours lengthy. There’s a break of between seven and 14 days between every session for the scalp to heal.
The complete process is priced between £500 to £1,000 relying on what number of classes an individual must have. They’re priced £200 per session.
His enterprise opened up in April and he has had shoppers come to his clinic from all around the district, West Yorkshire and Oldham.
Mr Kershaw speaks from first-hand expertise in regards to the service.
He says he was low in confidence and self-conscious resulting from his receding hairline three years in the past and seemed into scalp micropigmentation.
He travelled to Birmingham to have the therapy accomplished as he discovered not many locations within the north of England supplied the service.
He was delighted with the outcomes and returned to the second metropolis just a few months later to finish an intensive coaching course for his scalp micropigmentation qualification.
Mr Kershaw used to run a roofing enterprise and helped to arrange the lateral movement Covid testing centre at St George’s Corridor in Bradford final yr earlier than specializing in his new enterprise.
He mentioned: “The job satisfaction I get from begin to end is nice.
I’ve had shoppers in tears after they’ve had it carried out, saying it can give them a confidence enhance
“It’s a type of tattooing on the scalp. We use a very totally different ink to tattoos. It’s round three to 4 years earlier than a consumer wants a top-up.
“I exploit a specialist needle and specialist ink.
“A few of my shoppers say they will not exit with out carrying a cap after they’ve misplaced their hair.
“I’ve had some shoppers who’re of their mid 20s.
“I had a receding hairline from my mid 20s and it actually effected me. It is individuals’s confidence and psychological well being that’s effected by shedding their hair.
“It is not a 9-5 job. I work round my shoppers’ lives. I am over the moon with how the enterprise has gone up to now. It has been a whirlwind.
“I’ve huge plans. I wish to be the go-to man within the north for it.
“I simply need it to be inexpensive for everybody. The process down south for somebody’s full head can price between £2,000 and £2,500.”