We've all had the same question when we started out: which tattoo needle should I use? Don't worry, at 10 Masters we bring you the definitive guide so that you can not only familiarise yourself with the terms, but also consult it whenever you have any doubts. We explain all the characteristics of a needle, the different types of tattoo needles, and what each one is used for. Choosing the best tattoo needle will be easy after reading this article. Let's get started!
Have you ever wondered where tattoo machines come from?
The first tattoo machine is said to have been created by Thomas Alva Edison in 1877, although it was not designed specifically for tattooing. This electric pen was part of a complete system for duplicating documents and drawings by hand. Its success in the market did not last long as, in 1872, Christopher Sholes, Charles Glidden and Samuel W. Soulé invented the typewriter, an element that replaced Edison's invention.