Ahead Ink is a Temporary/Non-Permanent Scalp Micropigmentation clinic currently serving the New York/Tristate area. Dedicated to performing modern, highly refined Scalp Micropigmentation, Ahead Ink use the same equipment and techniques as Milena Lardi, a well-known pioneer and leader in the field of Scalp Micropigmentation and permanent cosmetics. All Ahead Ink technicians are personally trained by Milena at her Beauty Medical facility in Milan, Italy and all the equipment and pigments are the same as those used in her clinic.

Erik Cavagnuolo, the owner and Lead Technician of Ahead Ink, was introduced to Italy's Milena Lardi and Tricopigmentation when she visited the office of renowned New York hair transplant surgeon Dr. Alan Feller in 2011. The refinement and results from Beauty Medical tricopigmentation were very impressive to Dr. Feller because of the realistic appearance of stubble that can be created for shaved scalp patients. The flexibility of the system used to perform SMP in New York during her visit also showed how patients with thinning hair can have the appearance of much higher density. This reduces, and in some cases eliminates, the need for hair restoration surgery and daily hair concealers (which can be messy and take a lot of time to look right).

Shortly after, with Dr. Feller's blessing, Cavagnuolo was on his way to Milan in order to train with Milena and learn Beauty Medical's specialized Scalp Micropigmentation techniques. He returned to Milan a year later for an advanced training, and has since been recognized as one of the leading SMP artists in the world with clients traveling to his Northern New Jersey clinic from as far reaches as California and Russia.


"A succesful Scalp Micropigmentation Shaved Look result should be subtle, yet tremendously impactful on a client's appearance. I want people to think you look amazing without realizing you had any SMP work done."

—Erik Cavagnuolo



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