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Recorded Webinar The Needle & The Prick with Teryn Darling

$79 - 12 Month Access


Join Teryn for a 4 hour recorded webinar all about needles! The needle is super important as it affects how your work will look, the time it will take to complete the procedure and the skin itself. Imagine…getting to the saturation levels wanted quickly and efficiently. Imagine reducing your touch up work. Imagine reducing your procedure time so you can see more clients in a day.  This is all possible when you choose the most ideal needle for each client case.

Teryn spent years making all her own needles and that’s how her love for needles began.  With her years of experience and over 25,000 successful procedures, Teryn will teach you the science behind needles. She will discuss how to choose the right needle size and type for all the different PMU procedures and achieve the results you and your client want…efficiently. This webinar will give you a deeper understanding of needles, allowing you to be versatile in your choices and your healed-in results more predictable and artistic.

Webinar Overview

  • The different needle configurations
  •  The different diameter size needles and the importance of each size
  •  The different size single needles and when you might choose one size over another
  •  The needle taper and how the different tapers affect the skin
  •  Liners vs. Shaders
  •  Magnums (Curved, Straight Edge and Stacked)
  •  The versatility of needles
  •  Depth and hand pressure used for the different needle types
  • How depth affects our results and healed-in color
  •  Oily, resistant skin…what needle is best
  •  The different saturation levels
  •  The Needle Float
  •  Movements….the 6 core movements we make with our needles
  •  How the stroke setting of a machine affects the needle
  •  Understanding Needle Code
  •  Needle Influences…all the variables that influence the needle
  •  Textured Needles vs. Non Textured
Course Trainer

Teryn Darling

Teryn Darling has been a cosmetic tattoo artist for over 19 years. Her background and experience in body tattooing elevated her to be one of the most skilled, versatile and standout PMU artists in the industry.

Accompanying her reputation as being an amazing artist, Teryn is known all over the world as one of the top educators and speakers on several industry topics such as Needles, Color Theory, Skin Undertones and Pigment Removal. She spent years making her own tattoo needles, a long-time student of color theory and one of the innovators of pigment removal. Teryn is responsible for developing safe and effective techniques to remove migrated eyeliners and freshly done procedures… both in which she was told can not be done. Well… she did it and is now teaching these new techniques to other artists.

She owns the Girlz Ink Studio® along with her partner Kat in Las Vegas where she proudly trained and now houses several top artists. She became the master distributor for Li Pigments® in 2011 and with that she started and cultivated the Girlz Ink® Supply Store. She is a founding partner in Shades and Strokes®… the first and longest running brow class to incorporate all techniques into one class… powder brow, machine hairstroke and microblading. She is a founding partner in Skinful Beauty® which is producing some of the best and most innovative pmu products in the industry today. She is a founding partner of America The Beautiful PMU Conference® and now the Girlz Ink On-line Academy®. All this while still staying at the top of her game with her procedure skills, remaining a badass trainer, humble and down to earth. She is one of the hardest working people in our industry, she is beloved and a mentor to many.

Although Teryn is an innovator, formulator, distributor, entrepreneur and so much more… she considers herself an artist and educator/trainer above all. She has taken all of her knowledge, all that she has experienced and all that she has to give to other artists and put it all together right here on the Girlz Ink Academy. She has brought her high standards of education, training and mentorship to this academy and is confident it will help and nurture artists of all types to reach new levels in their own work.