Products, Tools & Resources

This is our list of Products and Tools we use, tested and recommend, and other resources we find useful. In short, this page is a quick summary of all the product review we did, all the findings and all our recommendations.

Quick Guide: The first section of the list contains all the pre- and aftercare products (Tattoo & Piercing) we recommend. This is for both, private and professionals. For each product, we recommend we have a dedicated market overview and product reviews linked in the description box. So you can read all our findings by yourself if you want to! The second section is aimed at professional tattoo artists in which we recommend tattoo equipment for your work. Again for all levels, if you just start out or if you’re looking for the best piecer of furniture to sit on while you’re in a multi-hour session. This is where you’ll find what you need. The third section is for tattoo blogger and website owner. All the tools you need to get successful in the online realm of the tattoo industry from hosting to design and much more. The fourth and last section are links to some of our author’s websites, friends of ours who supported us along the way and more!

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Section 1: Tattoo and Piercing Pre- & Aftercare

Ebanel Numb 520 5% Lidocaine

After reviewing the best tattoo numbing creams you can currently get, we concluded that the Ebanel Numb 520 is our favorite one. It works, it’s not the most expensive one, you can get it online, over the counter and many tattoo artists have it too. Quality, price, and availability were some of our main criteria in the product reviews. The complete market overview with all the other numbing products you’ll find here.

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Hustle Tattoo Butter Deluxe

We reviewed the most popular tattoo aftercare lotions. And Hustle Tattoo Butter Deluxe is our most recommended one. Read the full product review here. If you want to know more about the other products we had a look and and why we chose Hustle over the others, check out the market overvierew here.

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H2Ocean SPF 45 Sea Life Sunscreen

Tattoo Sunscreen is one of the most underrated aftercare products. Aftercare doesn’t end when your ink is healed. It actually never ends, unless you want your tattoo to fade. Protecting your ink against the sun is one of the, of not THE, most important thing you should do. The H2Ocean Sunscreen is our most favorite one for that task. Take a look at our market overview and why we choose this one here.

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H2Ocean Ultimate Tattoo Kit

The H2Ocean Aftercare Kit has all you need for your new ink. So if your’re not into buying “only” lotion or each of the required products individually, you can simply buy an aftercare kit. We included this kit in our aftercare product review article here.

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H2Ocean Piercing Aftercare Spray

The H2Ocean Piercing Aftercare Spray contains sea salt, 82 elements and minerals. You need to apply it every 3-4 hours to reduce the healing time of your body modifications. We reviewed the most popular products on the market here and this one is our pick.

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Section 2: Tattoo Equipment

InkBed Adjustable Ergonomic Tattoo Chair

The no1 Tattoo Artist Chair. The most versetaile working stool you can get. A bit on the pricier side, but a seriously brilliant product. You can sit and work on this one for hours and it will support you. Check out our tattoo artist stool reviews here.

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InkBed Hydraulic Client Tattoo Chair

Your clients need to “sit” somewhere, right? Tattoo bed, tattoo table or client tattoo chair. No matter how they are called. That’s where your client rests while you work. We reviewed various models. And depending on your needs and budget we found something for yours. If you need one for tattoo conventions or want to have the best one for your studio. Check all of them out here. When it comes to a studio tattoo bed/table, we can recommend the InkBed Client Tattoo Chair!

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Life Basis Thermal Tattoo Transfer Machine

Thermal tattoo printer, stencil machine or however you want to call that thing. It’s that machine that “spits” out your stencil. And you need one! One of the simplest and cheapest way to level up and get more pro in the ink game. There aren’t that many options in the market. We revied the most popular ones here. The Life Basis comes with a long guarantee and is a really good bang for your buck.

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PFT Transfer Stencil Paper

You have the printer, you need the paper for it. There isn’t much to say. 15 sheets for a good price.

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Dragonfly Rotary Shader & Liner

It’s lightweight that makes it stable and easy to use even in longer sessions. It’s actually one of the best ones you can get for lining due to that. It is great to get started with. Really decent price point. The only issue is, in that price area you won’t get the highest build quality. It works and it will a good companion for you. If you need something more pro, check out the bundle below! All the bundle and tattoo machine reviews you’ll find here.

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Dragonfly Mast Rotary Tattoo Pen Machine Kit

A pen rotary tattoo machine including cartridges and the power supply. A steeper price point but worth every cent! It has an interchangeable 3.5mm to 2.8mm stroke length. You can do all with one machine, lining and shading. You’re looking for a great tattoo pen to work with. Take this one. All the bundle and tattoo machine reviews you’ll find here.

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Dragonhawk Complete Tattoo Kit 2 Machine Gun

Extremely affordable and all you need. Highly rated, including ink, needles, a liner, a shader, and a power supply. Really all you need to get started! Two coil machines are included here. You want to get started in the tattoo industry than this is the best deal you’ll find. All the bundle and tattoo machine reviews you’ll find here.

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Pirate Face Tattoo Power Supply

It comes with a foot padel and even better with a liner and shader pre set. It’s a dual power supply, so you can have your liner and shader pluged and switch between them fast and easy. Input: AC 60v-250v 50Hz-60Hz, output: DC 1.5-18v. Digitally controlled output on this machine is from 1.5 to 18v with powerful yet stable current to operate ANY tattoo machine on the market. Have a look at your product review here.

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PFT 100 Pieces Mixed Tattoo Needles

No tattooing without needles! This set includes 10 pieces of each size: 3RL, 5RL, 7RL, 9RL, 3RS, 5RS, 7RS, 9RS, 5MS, 7MS, 100 pieces in total. Made with Medical Grade Stainless Steel (#12 standard size needles). Individually blister packaged and Stamped with expiration date.

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Saniderm Adhesive Antibacterial Bandage

You’ll need to wrap your work. This is a medical bandage that allows the skin to breate, it’s waterproof and therefore protects the freshly inked skin. It protects agains bacteria, germs and other contaminants. A must have for every tattooer!

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AMMEX Medical Nitril Gloves

Powder free exam grade nitril gloves with textured fingers, fingertips and palms to provide way enhanced grip and controle over your tattoo machine. In all sizes and in bulk available.

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Section 3: Tattoo Bloggers and Website Owners

Register Your Domains Hassle-Free

Namecheap

You need to register your new domain. Namecheap is one of the best registrars. They have a simple and intuative user interface and you get your domain at a very affordable price. We know that most hosting companies offer you the registration of your domain, but we sourisly adivice to keep hosting and name registrat seperate. Read here why.

Register Your Domain

Web Hosting

SiteGround

One of the best hosting providers you can get. Absolutely awesome support staff. If you have any issue they will help! Our own hosting company we trust and use for years. For as little as $3.95 per month you can get your website hosted there. They even transfer it, when you have it currently at another hosting company! If you want to read about them in detail, read this article.

Go To SiteGround

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Google Analytics

The free anyltics tool from google. You’ll see how visits what when.

Go to Anyltics

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Google Search Console

More information for Website owners from google. You’ll if you have any kind of technical issues that prevent Google from crawling and indexing your website in the search console.

Go to Search Console

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Google Adwords

You know the ads that are shown on top of the Google search? That’s Adwords. You can target visitors searching for specific keywords like “tattoo studio in XYZ” etc. And you’ll only pay if someone actually clicks on your ad and visits your website. Also called PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising.

Go to Adwords

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Google Adsense

That’s more for bloggers. You remember those ads you see on any website? That’s adsense!

Go To Adsense

Section 4: Other Resources & Links

Kamila Burzymowska

A brilliant photographer from Poland and guest author on InkDoneRight. She sends us tons of great shots from all the tattoo conventions she visits. Her shots were on the covers of several international tattoo magazines. Absolutely brilliant photographer and artist! Check out her website here, or her Instagram and Facebook.