How to distinguish tattoo needles, different effects using different needle types?

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Simply put, tattoo needles are divided into two categories, tattoo round needles and tattoo row needles.

A tattoo round needle
Tattoo round needles in tattooing is generally used in the tattoo cutting line, which includes tightening round needles (RL round liner), loose mouth round needles (RS round shader) and hollow round needles (HRL hollow round liner)::

1, tighten the round needle (RL) is now commonly used in the “cut line”, mainly to do lines, commonly used needle type 1RL, 3RL, 5RL, 7RL, 9RL, 11RL, 14RL, 18RL several, the number represents the number of needles, for example, 3RL is 3 needle points, 9MS is 9 needle points. According to different tattoos need different line thickness and choose a different tattoo needles, needle type from small to large arrangement of the larger the thicker the line, tighten the round needle is characterized by high line saturation, easy on the color.

“12” represents the diameter of each tattoo needle, “12” that means that the diameter of each needle is 0.35 mm, the standard size. The larger the diameter of the tattoo needle, the needle on the ink will flow faster, easy to color, but the accuracy is not high.

2, loose mouth round needle (RS) is generally suitable for small areas of fogging and expansion of the line, for example: do the totem when the location of the corner can use loose mouth round needle, commonly used needle type 3RS, 5RS, 7RS, 9RS, 11RS, 14RS several, loose mouth round needle is characterized by less damage to the skin, you can do a small area of excess.

3, hollow round needle (HRL) this needle type and the loose mouth needle type similar, but more ink storage, commonly used needle type 7HRL, 9HRL, 11HRL, 13HRL, 15HRL, 18HRL several.


Second, the tattoo row of needles
Tattoo row of needles are generally used to play fog, commonly used needle type with a single row of needles (F Flat), double row of needles (M2 stacked magnum) and arc-shaped needle (RM round magnum): 1:

1, single-row needle (F): generally by 4 to 6 needles mainly, commonly used in a small area of color expansion and a small area of the totem, not for large areas of skin coloring, commonly used needle type 4F, 5F, 6F, 7F several.

2, double-row needle (M2): generally refers to the combination of multiple needles, as opposed to single-row needle, double-row needle to complement the shortcomings of the single-row needle M1 (weaved magnum), due to the needle open scattered into needle points, than single-row needle with the entire area of the color block can be pierced, commonly used needle type 9M2, 11M2, 13M2, 15M2 several.

3, arc needle (RM): with a single row of needles, but the top is arranged in a fan shape, especially suitable for fogging and coloring, the only determine is not suitable for doing the edge, the common needle type 5RM, 7RM, 9RM, 11RM, 13RM, 15RM, 17RM, 19RM, 21RM, 23RM, 25RM, 29RM, 39RM several.