How to Magnetize a Steel Needle?

Answer You can temporarily magnetize a steel needle, or any other material that contains iron, using a standard magnet. A magnet contains an invisible force field with a north and south pole that allows i... Read More »

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How to Magnetize Steel?

Magnetizing steel can be fun, and it’s a great way to teach children about magnets, magnetization and the earth’s magnetic field. There are only a couple of ways to magnetize steel, and they’... Read More »

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 »

How to Magnetize Metal?

Magnetic attraction is one of the most dramatic phenomena science teachers refer to as "discrepant events," or situations where matter doesn't behave the way experience leads children to expect. It... Read More »