How to Set Tattoo Needle Depth?

Answer The depth of a tattoo needle is the most important element in the tattooing process. If the needle goes too far into the skin, it can cause infection and blood poisoning. For tattoo novices, it is ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Set Tattoo Needle Depth

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 Sterilize a Tattoo Needle?

You should never use a tattoo needle more than once, especially if the person you are tattooing changes. If you are only tattooing yourself, then even though you should change your needles, steril... Read More »

How to Sharpen a Tattoo Needle?

You are a tattoo artist, but right now your only “canvas” is you or at the very least family members and close friends ONLY. You have purchased a high-quality tattoo needle, but it is beginnin... Read More »

How to Load a Tattoo Needle?

So, you bought your tattoo gear, got it all set up, and then realized that you have no idea how to load the tattoo needle onto the gun. It happens. Some people have pretty absurd ideas about how ta... Read More »