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Detailed Lining

The Stigma Round Liners are packed tightly together which makes them useful for detailed technical work and lines. With this needle, you get wonderful thin lines and no backlash. The needles are grouped together in a tight round formation to enhance ink flow and precision. The configuration determines the shape or pattern of how the ink will go into the skin.


Detailed Lining

The Stigma Round Liners are packed tightly together which makes them useful for detailed technical work and lines. With this needle, you get wonderful thin lines and no backlash. The needles are grouped together in a tight round formation to enhance ink flow and precision. The configuration determines the shape or pattern of how the ink will go into the skin.


Basic Shading

The Stigma Round Shaders are loosely grouped together which are effectively used for color fill and basic shading. The shading results are much smoother and cleaner. The smooth edges are less traumatic on the skin. Safer to use than ever!


Less Painful Skin

The Stigma Round Magnums has a rounded, curved shape similar to a paint brush. They were designed to be less traumatic to the skin and fit the natural contours of the flesh when a needle is applied. With a round magnum, the arch of the needle will allow you to move more freely on the skin without the risk of the edges digging in. They allow you to make uniform shading, smooth transitions between the elements, coloring tighter larger areas and soft feathering. 

Less Painful Skin

The Stigma Round Magnums has a rounded, curved shape similar to a paint brush. They were designed to be less traumatic to the skin and fit the natural contours of the flesh when a needle is applied. With a round magnum, the arch of the needle will allow you to move more freely on the skin without the risk of the edges digging in. They allow you to make uniform shading, smooth transitions between the elements, coloring tighter larger areas and soft feathering. 

Perfect Stroke

The Stigma Flat Needles are stacked in a straight line and are used for the areas with geometric shapes and portrait work. These needles are the most popular for lining because their shape is better for getting more ink into the skin. Best used for whips, blending and shading.

Blend & Fill

The Stigma Single Magnums aka Weaved Magnums Needles are the go-to for almost all shading work. Magnums deliver a lot of ink, making them ideal for large areas of color. These needles are often used for filling in large areas, blending and shading. 

Blend & Fill

The Stigma Single Magnums aka Weaved Magnums Needles are the go-to for almost all shading work. Magnums deliver a lot of ink, making them ideal for large areas of color. These needles are often used for filling in large areas, blending and shading. 

Smooth Gradient & Portrait

The Stigma Bugpin needles are very tiny needles with a tighter grouping pattern. Perfect for creating smooth gradients and portrait work and because of the small needles and close grouping. They leave less space between strokes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best used for shading tattoos?

Stigma Magnum tattoo needles works best for covering large areas of skin

Are the needles straight, unbent or sharp?

Yes, if needles are crooked, bent or dull it can do major damage to the skin and won’t distribute ink evenly. It can cause more harm than good.

Best needles used for outlining tattoos?

Stigma Round Liners are the best for outlining design

Are the needles pre-sterilized?

Yes! Our Stigma Tattoo Needles are individually labelled packs as sterile.

Does this work with any machine?

Yes, but make sure you are using a cartridge machine or rotary machine and it’s in a standard grouping set-up grouping

What is the needle code?

The initial 2 digits speak to the diameter of the tattoo needles in the grouping, the second 2 digits speak to the number of needles in the grouping, and the letters toward the end describe the type of needle grouping.


In this example, in our 1007RL model, we're discussing a group of 7 #10-diameter (Bugpin 0.35mm) tattoo needles in a round liner grouping. This item may be called #10 7-Round Liner Tattoo Needles.

Tattoo needles counts and grouping?

The next two digits in a code like 1204RL refer to the number of needles in the grouping. So in our example, 04 means there are 4 #12-diameter(Standard) needles grouped together. The way they're grouped is defined by the letters at the end of the code. RL = Round Liner, which means they're tattoo needles meant for lining work that are grouped in a circle.

How to use a Tattoo Needle?

So how to use tattoo needles like rounds, magnums and curved magnums? Rounds are quite straight forward. The larger the area of coverage, the larger count needle you would use. For thicker lines, use a larger count round liner. Pigment dispersion using a magnum is smoother than rounds. A good comparison would be a round liner is a pen while a magnum is a magic marker. Proper use of a magnum takes a bit of practice.


The magnum should always hit the skin at an angle. If it goes in straight and not at an angle it will stick into the skin which will cause the needle to jump. Always drag the magnum across the skin by pulling it across. Do not push forward as this will cause the magnum to dig into the skin causing pain and getting the needle caught. Color in a circular motion, a magnum, being wider, will cover more area faster than a conventional round. Wipe the skin often so you can pay attention to the texture while you are using a magnum.

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