Multi Award Winning Scalp Micropigmentation Treatments

Caitlin James is one of Australia’s best & most experienced Scalp Micro Pigmentation Artists, and a very well respected icon in the international SMP industry. Caitlin was the winner of the 2019 ‘Best International Artist Team Micro Awards’ London UK and she recieved 2nd Place for 2023 ‘Best International Artist Team Micro Awards’ Manchester UK.

With over 8 years experience performing SMP full time, Caitlin is also a regular guest speaker & panellist at conferences around the world, SMP trainer and a multi award winning international artist.

Clients regularly fly into the Adelaide clinic from interstate to have their treatment performed by Caitlin.

Scalp Micro Pigmentation Australia was founded in 2015 by Caitlin James. Caitlin’s love of aesthetics started in 2005 when she completed her Diploma of Beauty Therapy, completing her International Diploma (CIDESCO) and British (CIBTAC). Caitlin was awarded the highest college theory marks for her study and also travelled to complete her Spa Therapy Diploma.

After several years in the beauty industry, Caitlin transitioned into working with Laser Hair Removal, Laser Skin Rejuvenation and Laser Tattoo Removal at one of Adelaide’s busiest laser clinics, working with Class 4 Medical Lasers.

Caitlin then commenced work at a Cosmetic Day Surgery and where she was trained as a hair transplant technician, working with lasers and as a clinical administrator. Caitlin loved the hair transplant work and started working at Adelaide’s leading hair transplant clinic Norwood Day Surgery – here she spent 10 years as a hair transplant technician and PA to Dr. Mario Marzola.

Caitlin has 10 years’ experience as a hair transplant technician and was certified in 2011 at the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Transplant Surgery). Caitlin’s unique planting method was recognised internationally, and she was asked to present at the 2017 Annual Conference in Prague.

Caitlin’s Scalp MicroPigmentation career began in 2015, learning basic skills at the Australian College of Cosmetic Tattoo – although certified, the results were not world class. Caitlin went on to complete further study in SMP travelling to Phoenix Arizona to spend time with world renowned SMP practitioners Bryce Cleveland and Joe Taylor, who mentored her skills and technique. Caitlin then spent time in Seattle with friend Pam Neighbours from Trillium Ink who has over 30 years cosmetic tattoo experience.

In 2017 Caitlin travelled to Birmingham UK to completing a master class program, perfecting her skills on advanced techniques for Facial Stubble Replication, Alopecia Design and learning new ink and pigment techniques. Caitlin spent time in the UK with the world leaders in Scalp MicroPigmentation, Paul Clark and Simon Lane from the Brandwood Clinic. Caitlin’s experience and artistic ability with Scalp Micropigmentation ensures that her Australian clients receive the very best results. 2019 has been one of the best year presenting at two international conferences Team Micro UK and World SMP Awards USA and winning prestigious awards at both. Caitlin holds a nationally accredited certificate in Design and Perform Cosmetic Tattoo Diploma and Infection Control Certification. 

2023 Caitlin was a guest speaker at the ‘Meeting of Minds Team Micro SMP Conference’ held in Manchester UK. Caitlin was awarded the ‘2023 Meeting of Minds Best International Artist – Silver’ for her outstanding results.


Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner Adelaide

Emma was recently awarded the ‘2023 GOLD – RISING START BEST ARTIST INTERNATIONAL’ by the Team Micro Awards in Manchester UK. A huge honor for an SMP artist working under 4 years. She was awarded 1st Runner up for ‘Best Shaven Male Hairline’ and 1st Runner Up ‘Best Female Density’ by the ABACT Australian Permanent Make-Up Awards in 2022 Gold Coast. 

Emma has a love of helping others which has lead her to a career in nursing. After working for a dermatology and eye surgical centre for 11 years, she has joined the Scalp MicroPigmentation Australia team to offer a hair loss solution to those experiencing hair loss from surgical scars, dermatological reasons and general hair loss.

Emma’s experience in working at the dermatology day hospital means she has vast experience in skin cancer removal and skin grafting, she is happy to now help camouflage these results using Scalp MicroPigmentation to the many men and women to undergo these procedures.

Emma is a full time Scalp MicroPigmentation artist who Is very particular in her work and has great attention to detail. Emma’s happy personality makes the treatment process quite relaxed yet informative.


Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner Sydney (Killara)

Maria started working in her family’s company at the age of 16. She opened her first beauty salon at the age of 18 while completing her Degree in Education. Maria has won multiple small business awards, contributed to designing award winning salon interiors, simultaneously managed 7 salons as well as acting as a Franchise business consultant.

Maria’s training as a beauty therapist, peaked her interest in improving the beauty industry as well as, providing the most up to date and valuable services to her clients. Maria continuously attends advanced and post-graduate courses to ensure her industry currency. She is particularly interested in the subject of hair loss, and is literate in both the theoretical reason behind hair loss and the practical treatments in solutions.

In 2014 Maria also became a Trainer and Assessor, completing her TAE at Tafe NSW. Maria’s 20 years in the beauty industry has shaped the way she performs SMP procedures. Her training as a senior Nail Technician and Makeup Artist, ensures that Maria’s attention to detail is meticulous.

Maria is experienced in using SMP for Alopecia, long hair density work, scar camouflage and extensive work in both enhancing hair transplants and treating failed hair transplants. Maria’s objective for her clients is to help them achieve the best version of themselves.

“I believe my objective for my clients is to help them become the best version of themselves, and if hair loss is holding them back, this is where I feel I can be of great service”


Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner Brisbane

Since completing an International Diplomas in Physiatrics, Aestheticienne, Beauty Therapy and Special Effects Make-up in 1994, Anita continued her studies while living in the USA and UK for 3 years. She has worked, managed and trained staff worldwide within medi-spas and laser clinic industry.
More recently Anita owned and operated a successful business of 9 years specialising in dermal treatments.

“It’s all about a natural look and getting the hair line just right for each individual”.

In 2008 her passion and attention to detail led to specialising in cosmetic tattoo. Although a love for all things skin and cosmetic tattoo, Anita found in consultation her clients were concerned about thinning, loss or little to no hair which led to her training in SMP. In 2015 Anita advance her skills set and became a qualified SMP scalp micro-pigmentation practitioner.

Anita prides herself on providing a professional and discrete treatment with a relaxed atmosphere for clients. She is known for taking as much time as needed when perfecting a hairline.

Anita’s other passion is for animal rescue and is a volunteer for the RSPCA.


Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner Melbourne (Geelong)

Claudia Leahy is one of Australia’s most creative and experienced Scalp MicroPigmentation practitioners based in the heart Geelong. With her artistic flair and eye for perfection, you are in safe and capable hands with your SMP procedure. Claudia completed her Diploma of Beauty Therapy and specialises in creative make-up; a true artist which is important when we are essentially creating the look of a new head of hair – hair loss tattooing is a very artistic procedure and it’s what sets our results apart from the rest.

Claudia is a Full Time Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner in Geelong and previously worked as the lead practitioner at Vinci Clinic Melbourne. Claudia has been providing SMP treatments for over 5 years full time. Receiving multiple trainings from international trainers – Claudia is a skilled and senior practitioner treating medical hair conditions specialising in Alopecia camouflage.

Claudia regularly runs a busy diary of clients, many who travel to her from Melbourne & greater Victoria. If you are considering Scalp Micropigmentation, a free consultation with Claudia will allow her to show you her brilliant results and artistic talent when creating soft and natural hairlines. Consultations are available remotely through phone or video. The trip to Geelong for your treatment will be well worth it!



General Manager & Co Director

Daniel co-founded Scalp Micropigmentation Australia in 2015 and has assisted to build a team of passionate professionals, who are focused on achieving world class results and setting the highest standards of expertise. He is known for listening to clients to fully understand their needs & relay how Scalp Micropigmentation Australia can assist in delivering these outcomes.

With a focus on outstanding service, he has a customer- focused approach that ensures clients are always in the best hands.

Daniel oversees operations, finance, social media and marketing for the business.

Before starting Scalp Micropigmentation Australia, Daniel spent 15 years working for larger corporate firms, specialising in management and finance.

Outside of the business, Daniel can be found keeping fit, fishing, eating out and spending time with his family and friends.


Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner Sydney (Bondi Junction)

Ari joins the Scalp Micro Pigmentation Australia Team in July 2020, with over 5 years experience from world renowned Vinci clinic, and we are excited to add the appointment of another highly talented and experienced artist to our team.

With over twenty years of experience in the beauty industry and study of design, Ari is a qualified cosmetic professional who’s passionate about delivering results for her clients and making women and men look and feel great!

A qualified Senior Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner and trainer since 2016, Ari has provided solutions for hundreds of clients in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth.

Her experience, consultative approach, and track record of giving clients results they love, have earned Ari a Senior Scalp Micro Pigmentation Practitioner qualification.

Achieving seamless and natural-looking results for women and men is Ari’s specialty.  Through client-consultation combined with her years of experience and training, Ari gives her clients honest recommendations, a clear understanding of the process and the results they can expect.  Ari’s approach ensures her clients are equipped with all of the information they need to make informed decisions and get the right result for them.

Ari understands that every person is different.  Through each consultation, her personalised and honest approach continues to make people feel comfortable about their treatment, sets realistic expectations, and gives clients confidence.