Permanent makeup cartridges can come as one needle or more, allowing for different effects. The single needle round liner is best for penetrating the skin and creating the most concrete lines. You can use round liners for procedures like lip lining, detailing, and permanent makeup eyeliner. Round liners are also commonly used for pointillism or hair strokes (also known as pixel effects). When you purchase round liners with a higher needle count, these cartridges can even be used for filling.
Round shader permanent makeup cartridges allow you to shade or pack in pigment, making them useful for many common permanent makeup procedures. Round shader cartridge needles are grouped together in a circle; the space between the needles creates a lighter effect when filling, which makes round shaders great for filling in permanent makeup eyeliner, or lip blush procedures. Also, if you’re looking for what needle to use for powder brows, round shaders are a popular and common choice!
If you have trouble densely packing pigment with your high-count round liners or shaders, Magnum permanent makeup cartridges offer a great alternative. With Curved Magnums, you get a nice curvature, which is excellent for working with the natural curvature of a client’s brows or areolas. Magnums which are densely packed together, allowing you to efficiently load pigment in permanent makeup filling procedures, as with lips or bold brows.