NPM Patented Needle Theory

NPM offers a variety of needles—choose any thickness, length, structure, tip type and material.

Generally, there are two types of tips: a long tip or a short tip. Needles with a long tip are more suitable for creating
lines, while short tipped needles are better suited for filling in areas and shading.

For acupuncture, tattoo art or permanent makeup, there are five types of needle thickness:

There are an unlimited number of structure combinations, but these are the most commonly used:

NPM Line of Needles

NPM places a large emphasis on needle theory. We will guide you as to which needle is proper to apply makeup to a specific area or to achieve a desired result. To view our line of needles, click here.

There are currently seven types of needle structures, where each needle structure has been assigned a different color.

To view our line of needles, click here.