Dreamtattoo Kalıcı Dövme (Tattoo) & Piercing Kadıköy İstanbul


A) Equipments:

Those materials will be used for tattoo operation;

1-) Autoclave :

Autoclave means an apparatus that is registered and listed with the federal food and drug administration for sterilizing articles by using superheated steam under pressure.

Autoclave is a sterilization tool for tattoo materials. It sterilize the equipments with high (steam pressure) Right usage of otoklav is the only way for to be sure the sterilization.
You have to follow the steps one by one.

Otoklavs can not sterilize the dirty tools. All tools must be washed under the tap.
Actually, ultrasonic washing machine can be the perfect solution for cleaning. Ultrasonic machine cleans 14 times better than the normal solution.
Sterilization :
Sterilization means the killing of all organisms and spores through use of an autoclave operated at a minimum of 250 [degrees] F. (121 [degrees] C.) at pressure of at least 15 pounds per square inch for not less then 30 minutes or through use of an autoclave approved by the department that is operated at different temperature and pressure levels but is equally effective in killing all organisms and spores.

UnHealthy Sterilization Methods:

1-) Dry heat Sterilization
2-) Dry Isı Ovens
3-) Water Heaters

those methods are not safe, so usage of them can be dangerous.
Also, Distilization is so important in cleaning procedure. User’s manual should be placed on tool.

2-) Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine : It’s the cleaning tool for tattoo and piercing equipments before sterilization. Only one Ultrasonic Cleaning Machine is not enough for tattoo & piercing studios. So, all certificated tattoo artists must have at least one!.

Technical Working Principle:

This device works with distilled water. Cihaz gives high vibration signals to the piercing materials in cleaning process. Especially “needles, uç, scissors, etc.”

Also with, water heating system it makes even cleaner than other cleaning diciplines.

3-) Tattoo Making Tool (tattoo making machine)

Generally, this tool works with electric and has portable needle on it. All the parts of Tattoo machine is stainless Working procedure of tattoo machine depends on Hareketli needles which used for drawing on human body.

In all studios, all certificated artist must have at least 2 of them. Machine must be covered with stretch film (or similar plastic material) to avoid from blood during application process.

Tattoo making machine must be covered with plastic material after application. Every user needs to learn the features. It’s the key for effective usage.!!!

4-) Tattoo Making Tool Needle : (tattoo making machine)

Tattoo needles were made from stainless steel. They designed only for tattoo application. You can have it from special suppliers. Needles packed with right sterilization diciplines. Also artists may have pack them manually by theirselves. (after autoclave sterilization)

The Type of Prepared Needles:

1-) Single, 2-) Double, 3-) Triple, 4-) quinary, 5-) yedili, 6-) dokuzlu, 7-) Flat and 8-) Magnum

All artists needs those needles so all studios must have at least 1000s of them. Needles must be destroyed after usage!

5-) Needle Bar ( Needle Transfer Bar)

Tattoos are applied using a small electric device that operates similar to a sewing machine. One to fourteen needles are grouped together and attached to the end of a rod called a needle bar. The other end of the needle bar is attached to the tattoo machine. The needle bar moves up and down through a tube or barrel, which serves two purposes--to keep the needle bar from moving side to side and as a handle for the tattooist to grip. The needles stick out only a few millimeters from the end of the tube, so they don't go very deelyp into the skin.


All artists must keep at least 100 needle bar in their studios. Artists may prefer pre-made bars for usage.


7-) Holding Cap :

Those caps have to be stainless steel and washable. Sterilization of this unit is so important.
After every usage, those caps needed to be brushed with detergent and water. Then second process must be accomplish by ultrasonic machine same as the first one.
Finally, caps has to be sterilized in autoclaves.

Suggestion: All tattoist must have at least 4 holding Caps!


8-) Painting Cups :

Painting Cups are just for single operation. They must be destroyed after usage.!
No pigment or ink in which needles were dipped may be used on another person. Pigment and ink cups shall be for single--patron use.

All bulk materials used for the procedure shall be dispensed with single--use utensils. The remainder of dispensed portions shall be disposed of after application.

New painting cups must be preffered during the operation if necessary! Every studio must have at least 1000 piece of painting cups in their workplace.

10-) Paintings : (Boyalar)

Those paint tubes has to be supplied from authorized firms. Those tattoo colors are harmless for human body. However, tattoo studios must be avoid from non-recognized suppliers too. A cheap material can easily cause problems and may dangerous for human health.

Today, There are two types of paint tubes available on market.
They’re; With-Alcohol, With Non-Alcohol (water)

Also, On the cover, a paint tube must include;
The Name of Producer, Instructions Guide, Production Date, etc.

Those colors can be used in one person only. After usage all materials must be obliterated.

11-) Pedal :

The mechanism starts by pressing the pedal with your foot. It transmits electric to the tattoo making gun. Every artist must learn the features of this tool for best performance. The mechanism of this tool needs to be covered with some kind of plastic material for safety.
Incase of working problems, every studio’s bought at least two of them.

12-) Ac/Dc Adaptor :

it regulates the electric which comes to tattoo machine. Ac/Dc adaptor is need for to use the machine. Every studio has need at least two of them as backup. Right adaptor helps to increase the working performance of the tool.

13-) Piercing Needles :

A hollow and disposable needle specifically designed to cut a round or oval hole through skin and flesh for the subsequent passage of jewelry.

For health matters, its not adviced to use of 2mm needles during operations. All needle should be destroyed after usage.

14-) Jewellery Pliers : (Bu bilgi Araştırılarak Elde Edilmiştir)


Types of Jewelry Pliers
First, the basics. There are four main types of pliers, each designed for specific uses:
Flat nose - Broad, flat jaws used for gripping and holding wire and creating angular bends. Also great for opening and closing jump rings.
Round nose - Smooth, round jaws used for making loops and round bends in wire.
Chain nose - Pointed flat nose pliers, used for gripping and tucking in wire ends, and getting into tight places.
Bent chain nose - Chain nose pliers with a 45 degree bend for getting into tight places. Can also be used for picking up small parts, and opening and closing jump rings.


Ps: All jewellery pliers must be sutiable for autoclaving !!!!

15-) Piercing Forceps:

Forceps are used to hold tissue while the piercing takes place. All of your forceps must made from stainless steel. Forceps should be autoclave sterilized for reuse. Supplier company must guaranteed to never rust.
They should be protected in cabinets after usage.

16-) Piercing:

As piercings become more and more frequent, we should have a look at piercing titanium jewelry. Why? For piercing, titanium jewelry is the safest way to go. Most other metals have a much higher risk of infection, and some, such as sterling silver, will simply discolor the skin surrounding the piercing.

European Nickel Directive (EU Guidelines)

European Nickel Directive" prohibits materials with a high nickel percentage in new piercings.
Below features must be asked from the supplier!!!

The law states that body piercing assemblies present during epithelisation must be homogenous and contain no more than 500ppm of nickel.

The law states that body piercing assemblies worn in the body once the wound has healed must release nickel at a rate of no more than 0.5ug/cm2/week.

Items intended to come into contact with BROKEN skin are restricted to a mass of 0.05% nickel.
Items intended to come into close and prolonged contact with skin are restricted to a release rate of 0.5ug/cm2week of nickel.

17-) Ear Piercing Gun (Ear Piercing Insturment):

An ear piercing instrument, commonly referred to as an ear piercing gun, is a device designed to pierce earlobes by forcing a sharpened starter earring through the lobe. Even though designed to only pierce earlobes, ear piercing instruments are commonly used to pierce ear cartilage, and sometimes to pierce non-ear body parts.

The ear piercing gun shall be cleaned and disinfected between uses on each patron, by "Antiseptic" materials. It should be protected in cabinets after usage.

18-) Antiseptic Materials:

"Antiseptic" means a chemical that kills or inhibits the growth of organisms on skin or living tissue.

19-) Vaseline: (Petroleum Jelly)

Vaseline (Petroleum Jelly) is personal care brand of skin creams, lotions and cleansers.
Vaseline Used to lubricate the skin and keep the tattooed area moist during the tattooing process. A tongue depressor is usually used to scoop out the amount needed and any unused portion is disposed of after the tattoo is completed.

20-) Container:

Reusable needles, tubes and body--piercing equipment shall be placed in a covered stainless steel container of leaning or disinfectant solution until they can be cleaned and sterilized.

21-) Tattoo Chair (tattoo bed):

Tattoo chairs are similar in appearance to doctors’ tables and dentist chairs. They are meant to help keep the person getting the tattoo in one position for a long period of time. A quality tattoo chair is essential in any tattoo business because it allows the artist to get in different positions, as well as the client to feel comfortable.


Disposable face rest covers should be used in for the face rest on your body art table and bodyart chair. Chairs must be sterilized before patron seated.!!!

22-) Mouth Mask :

Artists have to wear this mask in all operations. It’s important for health matters.

23- ÖNLÜK: (Laboratory Coat-Apron)

Artists have to wear this apron in all operations. It’s important for health matters.

24-) KAĞIT ÖRTÜ :(paper blanket)

Operation chair or bed must be covered with paper blanket. This material has to be for single use!. This must be re-newed before every new operation. It’s important for health matters and stable hygienic conditions.

25-IŞIKLI BÜYÜTEÇ (LUP) : (Magnifiying Glass with Light)

This glass helps to see the skin bigger and brighter than normal, during operation. Everytime, It must sterilized after usage!

26-) Razor : (Blade, Gilette)

Razor blades helps to remove unwanted hairs from the skin. Razor Blades designed for single usage so it must not be employed second time! Clean skin is need for operation.
Tattoo Studios has to obtain enough razors for operations.

27-) Gloves (for single use!)

Every artist must wear the gloves before the operation. After usage for one time, it should be destroyed. You need new gloves in your studio for health and hygienic matters.

28-) First Aid Bag / First Aid Cupboart.

This bag or closet has to be exist in all studios. People have to reach it easily.!!!

First Aid Bag or First Aid Cupboart includes; cotton, ***antiseptic solution, tourniquet, scisssors, sticking plaster, plaster, etc.
***"Antiseptic" means a chemical that kills or inhibits the growth of
organisms on skin or living tissue.

29-) Sharps waste :

"Sharps waste" means waste that consists of medical equipment or clinical laboratory articles that may cause punctures or cuts, such as hypodermic needles, syringes with attached needles and lancets, whether contaminated, unused or disinfected.

30-) Refuse :

Every studio must have at least one rubbish-bin in their operation saloon. The mechanism of bin has to be designed for foot opening. Bin must open by pressing with foot! This need for hygen rules.!


Physical Facilities and Environment:


Floors in the area where tattoo or body--piercing procedures are performed shall be constructed of smooth, durable and non--porous material and shall be maintained in a clean condition and in good repair. Carpeting is prohibited.
Application room has to be clean and all equipments must be close to application table.
The materials, which you can see in below has to be found in every studio !!!

a-) Medical Closet: (Equipment Storage)

Instruments, dyes, pigments, stencils and other tattoo and body--piercing equipment shall be stored in closed cabinets exclusively used for that purpose.

There has to be Equipment Storage In every studio

This storage cabin must simply includes following materials;

Ink, tattoo making gun, needles, needle bars, ink cup, antiseptic solutions, vaselin, alcohol and other medical materials.

b-) Medical Bin :

There has to be Medical Bin In every studio. Used materials directly goes into it.

these materials will be destroyed under the control of authorized people.!

c-) Application Bed (Application Chair)

Application Chair’s cover has to be made from cleanable and hygienic material. Disenfection procedures has to be applied after every operation. Therefore antiseptic solutions will be good solution choise. !

d-) Shelf or Table:

The materials has to be on the shelves. Artists have to reach those equipments in ease!
Also the surface of table or shelves must be made from glass. Therefore disenfection can be applied quickly.

e-) Rubbish Bin: (Refuse)

Easily cleanable waste containers with non--absorbent, durable plastic liners shall be used for disposal of all tissues, towels, gauze pads and other similar items used on a patron. Infectious waste, including sharps waste, shall be stored and disposed of in an approved manner consistent with subch.

Every studio must have at least one rubbish-bin in their operation saloon. The mechanism of bin has to be designed for foot opening. Bin must open by pressing with foot! This need for hygiene rules.!

f-) Hand-Basin : (Handwashing Facility)

At least one handwashing facility shall be conveniently located in the tattoo or body--piercing area, in addition to what is provided in the toilet room.

Hand-Basin is so important during operation, that’s why it has to be found near the application bed. Artist must reach the basin easily. Also, hot water system must entegrated to the basin.
Hot and cold potable water under pressure shall be available at all handwashing facilities except that tempered water rather than hot water may be provided.

Water Tank must filled up incase of water problems.

Anti--bacterial soap in a dispenser and single--service towels for drying hands shall be provided at all handwashing facilities.

g-) Sterilization Unit:

It’s the place for sterilization equipments. (sterilization tools)




The purpose of this section is to protect the safety and health of youth. Tattooing, ear piercing, and other forms of self-mutilation can lead to serious infections.

In addition, some forms of disfigurement could lead to identification problems.

The wearing of pierced earrings is allowed. Youth may get their ears
pierced but only by medical staff and only if prior parental approval is obtained.


2- Design Selection, Preperation and Transfer !

a-) Pick A Tattoo Design :

First step is about choosing a perfect design of the tattoo, which should suit your personality and attitude. Second step is about selecting the perfect location for the tattoo on your skin.
important facts in tattoo models;

1-) A design must perfectly fit to the body-part, some drawings may not suitable for all body types.

2-) Selected designs shoul not be applied to; hands, face, neck etc.

b-) Tattoo Stencils :

Working with a high quality stencil is the most important step in getting “the perfect Tattoo”
Most people don't realize that every tattoo design has a matching stencil. When you get tattooed, the stencil is applied directly to your skin. The tattooist will use a machine called a "liner" to set your stencil permanently into the skin. Sometimes artists may not prefer to use liner machine for tattooing in easy designs. But Stencils are strongly suggested!

c-) Transferring the Tattoo Design :

Before the artist can begin to put needle to skin the area where the tattoo goes must be prepared.
The first thing the tattoo artist will do is prepare the skin for application. He or she will clean and shave the area to be tattooed.

This is usually done by spraying the skin down with rubbing alcohol to disinfect the area and shaving any body hair off the skin. Shaving is important as the tattoo needles may push hair into the skin, increasing the chance of infection.

After all, The tattooist will use a machine called a "liner" to set your stencil permanently into the skin. Therefore the tattoo model will be transferred.
1- VÜCUDA DÖVME UYGULAMASI: ( Tattoo Establishment)
All surfaces, counters and general--use equipment in the tattoo or body--piercing area shall be cleaned and disinfected before a patron is seated.

All inks and pigments shall be obtained from sources generally recognized as safe.
Sterile single--use or sterile individual containers of pigment or ink shall be used for each patron.
No pigment or ink in which needles were dipped may be used on another person.
Pigment and ink cups shall be for single--patron use. All bulk materials used for the procedure shall be dispensed with single--use utensils.The remainder of dispensed portions shall be disposed of after application.

Needles, bars and tubes shall be constructed in a manner that permits easy cleaning and sterilizing.


A tattooist or body piercer may not tattoo
or body pierce a patron without first obtaining the signed, informed consent of
the person on a form approved by the department.
No person under 18 years of age may be tattooed
A tattoo establishment shall post a sign in a conspicuous place in the
establishment stating that no person under the age of 18 may be tattooed.
Barriers to procedure;
A tattooist or body piercer may not tattoo or
body pierce any of the following:

1. A person who appears to be under the influence of alcohol or a
mind--altering drug.

2. A person who has evident skin lesions or skin infections in the area
of the procedure.

2-) Piercing:


1-) An artist must wear gloves and musk before the application
2-) An artist must determineif the customer has some disease, (skin infection etc.)
3-) Person must be comfortable during operation. An artist has to be so careful in marking procedure.
4-) Person must be sit on special koltuk (or lie on bed)
5-) With special scissors, application area must be hold up the skin surface very gently.
7-) All used materials needed to be go to rubbish immediately.
8-) After the application procedure, person must let rest at least 15 mins.


A ***tattoo artist must to test the person before application. He/She must to understand if the applicant is ready for second process. Tattoo artist has to talk with customer, and must to remind the candidate that, there’s no going back!
***tattoo artist: " tattoo artist " means a person who tattoos another. Also known as Tattooist.
Applicants must be sure for their decision. They have to understand the responsibility of carrying same tattoo model for the life time. If the person is not sure about this decision it may hurt him/her later. Tattoo is not a temporary application, so tattoo artist must remember the pysical and pscylogical facts on human nature.!
It doesn’t mean that people can not apply the tattoos to their bodies.

Especially, Candidate;

1-) ...must choose the tattoo artist carefully for good application.
2-) ...must to select suitable model for his/her character and lifestyle
3-) ...in first application, it’s not adviced to take giant models
4-) ...in first application, it’s not adviced to have tattoo model on your “hands, arms, neck, face and etc.” (To avoid bad effects on his/her soul.)
In General, The quality of tattoo has affected pycological mood of the person. If the satisfaction is not adequate,tattoo may become enemy for the owner during his/her lifetime. That’s why operation must be done in good hands very carefully.

Many customers feel uncomfortable during operation because of the excitement. This situation may become problem for the tattoo artist.

All real artists must to talk with their clients and encourage them. They must transfer some confidence as well.
In tattoo application, It’s adviced to be touched to candidate’s body by artist gently. Talking with customer is also helps to take off the enthusiasm.
Also, starting from easy points automaticly decreases the pain and makes him/her comfortable.
Besides those factors, Tattoo Artists must respect for their art and never lnsist to start the process with tired or stressed brain. Stressfull mind will open fiasco!!!.


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