Blog - The Complete Guide To Tattoo Needles

You'll need different groupings and sizes. This guide will walk you through basic needle features and what to look for when you're buying them. Remember, you never reuse your tattoo needles: you should use a fresh needle every time. Tattoo Needle Basics. There are an infinite number of needle styles, but they all fall into four basic categories:…

About tattoo needles types, which do what, how to use

This post is all about tattoo needles, how to use them, which needles do what and what types there are. With the wide array of different types and the lack of standardization in naming for sizes and shapes, it is easy to get confused. The 4 defining properties are the diameter, taper, count and configuration. Diameter of tattoo needle types…

How do I use different tattoo needle sizes? Stick and ...

Each needle allows for getting the ink into the skin in a different way with various tattoo effects. In this post, we explore what the sizes mean and also the different ways each needle works on your skin. Keep in mind that this is an ever evolving and highly subjective topic. Tattoo artists use different needles based on their preference and ...…

understanding tattoo needles - Tattoo hubTattoo

the in’s and out’s It is very common for me to be asked “is that a different sized needle?”, and similar questions. Here are the answers. Essentially there are only two different sizes when it comes to tattoo needles. What are known as #12 diameter, and what are known as “bug-pins”, which are smaller in diameter than the #12’s. There ……

Tattoo Needles Learn all about Tattoo Needles

Type of Tattoo Needles There are several different types of tattoo needles, each used for a different effect. Liners and shaders are the main categories of needles. Within these categories, the configurations of needle groups are given names like round, flat, stack and magnum. Tattoo needle groups usually consist of 3, 5, 7 or more needles.…

How to Choose the Proper Tattoo Needle Size

The higher the diameter, the thicker the tattoo needle and the more area it will fill at one time. Smaller is better for tighter lines, bigger means more effective and faster shading. Of these, size ten is the most commonly used. Quick cheats for choosing tattoo needle sizesAuthor: Christopher Madeira…