Stick and Poke Tattoos Articles

Bloodborne Pathogens Training for Tattoo Artists


Bloodborne, also called BBP,  pathogens are infectious micro-organisms and include Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. They are transmitted through infected human blood and other bodily fluids. Tattoo artists are at risk of exposure to BBP from incidents such as an accidental puncture from a contaminated needle. Thus, it is important to stay informed about bloodborne…

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How to Remove Gloves Safely

Remove gloves

Here’s a short video demonstrating a safe technique to properly remove gloves. We recommend using this technique as doing so will improve the safety of your work by preventing the transmission of bloodborne pathogens.

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Stick and Poke Tattoo Ink


Stick and poke tattoo ink is one of the key ingredients that will improve your stick n poke tattoos quality, safety and longevity. Although you might hear of people tattooing themselves using pen ink or India ink, we strongly advise against going cheap on tattoo ink. High quality and sterile stick and poke ink will…

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Hand Poke Tattoo Kit – Product Review

We recently come across Single Needle Tattoo Kit. We are incredibly satisfied by the quality of their products and service. We were fortunate enough to get our hands on their Double Hand Poke Tattoo Kit, so here’s our review of our Single Needle Hand Poke Tattoo Kit! Double Hand Poke Tattoo Kit The Double Hand Poke…

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Stick and Poke Aftercare

Stickn and Poke Aftercare

Stick and poke aftercare is a necessary step to ensure a good homemade tattoo result. Stick and poke tattoos are usually smaller and simpler than tattoos done with a machine, and therefore heal faster and rarely make a scab. Nevertheless, they stick and pokes need aftercare, and you should always inform the person you’re tattooing…

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Stick and Poke Needles

Tattoo needles

Wondering what kind of needle to use for stick and poke? Well, there is no specific stick and poke needle. People either use sewing needles or professional tattoo needles. The best needles for stick and poke tattoos are by far professional tattoo needles. They are safe, give you unmatched control and are inexpensive. I don’t…

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How to stick and poke?

Tracing homemade tattoo

Stick and Poke Tattoo in 9 Simple Steps Stick and poke tattoos, also called hand poked tattoos, homemade tattoos or DIY tattoos, can be done by anyone taking the right precautions and using the proper tattoo tools. Here is a step-by-step guide detailing how to stick and poke.

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Stick and Poke Tattoo Tools

Stick and poke tools

Stick and poke tattoos are easy when you have the right tools for the job. Quality tools are both inexpensive and invaluable; they’ll vastly improve your results and greatly lower the risks of infections. Here’s a list of the tools and materials I use to perform Stick and Poke tattoos. Below, you’ll find a breakdown of each…

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