Picasso Jeff

Founder | Pro SMP Artist and International SMP Educator

Jeff Villenas is the CEO and founder of Picasso Scalp Micropigmentation and has been in the hair industry for more than 8 years.He is an Aveda Institute Beacon Winner (2013), hosted the first ever Scalp Micropigmentation training at Toni & Guy academy course, and is an internationally trainer and award-winning Scalp Micropigmentation expert. Jeff started as a barber, launching the popular Chicago, IL barbershop franchise, Rockstar Fades. Picasso Scalp Micropigmentation is in Chicago,IL , Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX. Jeff’s was sponsored by the FYT PROTEAM a team of elite Scalp Micropigmentation artists from across the world. Jeff has served thousands of clients, establishing his reputation as one of the most seasoned and skilled S.M.P. specialists in the Midwest region of the U.S. Jeff Villenas has won numerous international awards for SMP, is owner of Leaders SMP Academy, a Scalp Micropigmentation training academy.

Ivan Alvarado

Pro SMP Artist and International SMP Educator

Ivan Alvarado @ivan.smp Is Co-founder of @milisbeautystudio Mili’s Beauty Studio in Austin, TX, Co-founder, Pro SMP artist at Picasso Scalp Micropigmentation @picassojeff, Master Trainer Assistant for Leaders SMP Academy @ldrsmp , sponsored @ghostpigment SMP artist, one of the organizer of the The SMP Expo @smpexpo, he is an sponsored FYT PROTEAM,  host of The Scalp Solutions Podcast Latino @scalpsolutionspodcast  and creator of the first SMP Photo Mock-up Course.

Through his many years of working in sales, customer service and mentorship, his journey in SMP has brought a new meaning of purpose in his life. Ivan is passionate about serving people as an SMP artist. Not only by changing lives of men and women alike through SMP, but within the industry itself. Ivan’s mastery in artistic composition and attention to detail perfectly translate to the challenge and precision of SMP work.

He hopes to bring more awareness about the Scalp Micropigmentation treatment to the Hispanic community in the U.S and in Spanish speaking countries as well as to inspire and motive new SMP artists.

Kat Teil

Pro SMP Artist and SMP Educator

As a former tattoo artist, SMP was a natural fit for Kat. After receiving his certification through LDRSMP and Picasso Jeff, he joined the company at the flagship location in Hollywood, CA, and is now one of the pro-artists on the team. A quick read of his reviews will tell you that his attention to detail, patience,  professionalism, and his love for people is what sets him apart. As a recipient of SMP himself, Kat considers it a pleasure and an honor to give away the confidence that this life-changing procedure has given him.


LDRSMP Academy

Our Mission


At Leaders S.M.P. Academy , our mission is to train the next leaders in S.M.P.  We empower our students to lead productive lives in and out of the studio. We want our students to combine their newly acquired knowledge with the best parts of their character to become contributing members of the Scalp MIcropigmentation community. We accomplish this mission by providing the highest quality, most comprehensive, and deeply meaningful education to all students.