How to get Microblades to fit Microblade Pen

//How to get Microblades to fit Microblade Pen

How to get Microblades to fit Microblade Pen

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Some microblading pens have a tight opening, especially brand new ones.  This is due to the manufacturer machining the inserts narrow.  There is no set minimum dimensions for these inserts, nor is there a set thickness for the base of the blade and so this issue is common for a lot of technicians.  This tutorial will show you how to fix this problem.

The pen is made of 3 main parts: A handle, a grip and a vice.

The handle is self-explanatory, the grip serves the dual purpose of providing a grip and to tighten the vice, the vice is where the microblade is inserted.  You loosen and tighten the grip to release or fasten the blade.  The problem is when the inserts for the vice are too small and will not allow the bottom of the blade to be inserted.  We fix this by first taking apart the pen into its 3 main parts.

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Take the vice and hold it firmly with your fingers and use a butter knife or thin flat head screwdriver to wedge into the vice, forcing it to bend outwards.  Do not worry about forcing it too much, when you put the grip back on, it will push the vice sections back inward to the minimum diameter of the grip.

After the vice inserts have been expanded, you should have no problems fitting any brand of blades into your pen.  You only need to do this once and now you won’t have to worry about the microblade not inserting into your pen.

Newton2021-03-08T19:32:52-08:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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Newton Li has been a part of the permanent makeup and tattooing industry for more than 2 decades. He has worked closely with permanent makeup artists, tattoo artists, instructors, and manufacturers in the areas of research, techniques, development, and trends in the industry. This ongoing hands-on education contributes to his broad and ever-expanding knowledge of all things related to permanent makeup and tattooing. A common ongoing joke with clients is that if he was more artistically inclined, he would have tried his hand at being a permanent makeup artist.

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