How far does your needle need to be out the tip on the tattoo gun?

Answer On One Hand: It Varies Depending on the Design.Setting needle depth depends on the type of tattoo design that is being placed on the client. For outlining, the needle is closer to the tube tip in t... Read More »

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Does boiling a tattoo needle in water&alcohol sterilize the needle?

Boiling water is insufficient for sterilizing tattoo needles, and alcohol is just a disinfectant. Only an autoclave can properly sterilize tattoo equipment. Go to a licensed artist trained in cro... Read More »

How to Thread the Needle for a Sew-in Weave So You Don't Have to Keep Threading the Needle?

Weaves can take hours to complete. To sew in a weave, the hair must be braided into cornrows to provide an anchor for the thread that attaches the fake hair to the head. The process becomes more te... Read More »

What is the difference in size between a 26 gauge medical needle and a 18 gauge medical needle?

Gauge is the term that indicates the diameter of the needle. Most commonly the needles that are used for medical purposed range from 7 Gauge to 33 Gauge, according to the Stubs scale. 7 Gauge needl... Read More »

What does eye of a needle mean?

The eye of a needle is the looped steel end opposite the point. It is the opening where thread is wound and bound to secure the needle and thread together. It is typically in the shape of an elon... Read More »