The best PMU machines in 2023

One of the most frequent questions we get asked at Cosmedic Supplies is: ‘what permanent makeup machine is best for me?’. Whilst choosing your PMU machine is a personal process, there are a few things to bear in mind before investing in your new workmate.

Read on to learn about the different features of each Cosmedic Supplies PMU machine, and to find out which machine is best for you!

The Lite Pad II

The Lite Pad II is one of the best permanent makeup machines available on the market today. It is suitable for any permanent makeup procedure and allows artists to work quickly and efficiently. It is particularly suitable for practitioners just starting out in the industry as its simple design makes it easy to control.

Key features of the Lite Pad II:

  • Low vibration which helps to ensure a smooth, relaxing experience for every client.
  • Diverse and simple control unit.
  • Features a lightweight handpiece to help control need depth.
  • Can be used to perform PMU procedures on all areas of the face and body. These include PMU brows, eyeliner, areola repigmentation, lip blush treatments, hair regeneration and more.
  • Compatible with mesotherapy cartridges.

Lite Pad II cartridge compatibility:

  • Cosmedic Supplies universal cartridges
  • Tina Davies
  • Kwafron
  • Dragonhawk
  • Mara Pro
  • Vertix
  • Killer Beauty
  • LSP Beauty
  • Cheyenne
  • Artyst
  • Brow Daddy Genie
  • Defenderr

The Pro Pad II

The Pro Pad is one of the PMU industry’s most elite machines. It features a fast and powerful engine, making it the perfect piece of equipment for busy artists looking to create consistently high-quality results.

What is the difference between the Pro Pad and the Lite Pad?

Both the Lite Pad and Pro Pad II have a powerful engine, handpiece, and components to ensure the best quality results during every permanent makeup procedure. However, The Pro Pad II is bigger and boasts a sleek aluminium finish which helps to increase overall control throughout every permanent makeup treatment.

Key Features of the Pro Pad II:

  • Diverse and simple display unit.
  • Features a lightweight handpiece to help control need depth.
  • Can be used to perform PMU procedures on all areas of the face and body. These include PMU brows, eyeliner, areola repigmentation, lip blush treatments, hair regeneration and more.
  • Compatible with mesotherapy cartridges.

Pro Pad II cartridge compatibility:

  • Cosmedic Supplies universal cartridges
  • Tina Davies
  • Kwafron
  • Dragonhawk
  • Mara Pro
  • Vertix
  • Killer Beauty
  • LSP Beauty
  • Cheyenne
  • Artyst
  • Brow Daddy Genie
  • Defenderr

Dragonhawk Mast Tour (wireless)

The Mast Tour tattoo pen is Dragonhawk’s smallest machine, perfect for tattoo artists who travel a lot. It boasts a powerful engine, yet yields a low level of vibration, and can perform a range of permanent makeup procedures to the highest standard.

The Mast Tour features a 3.5mm stroke length which makes it suitable for a range of permanent makeup treatments including SPMU eyebrows, lips, and scalp micropigmentation. It is suitable for all levels of permanent makeup tattoo artists from beginners to experts.

Mast Tour Key Features:

  • Tattoo machine frame is separate from the grip to allow easy cleaning.
  • Compatible with all standard tattoo power supplies.
  • Machine frame is made from solid rods of high-grade aluminium.
  • Features a high-quality stainless-steel spring to ensure every movement works directly with the skin.
  • Can be used for all types of tattoo work: lining, fine dotwork, colour packing, shading, black and grey shading.
  • Up to six hours run time.
  • Compatible with all universal permanent makeup cartridges.

 Dragonhawk Mast Tour Y22 (Wireless)

The Mast Tour Y22 pen is a cordless and lightweight tattoo machine that provides PMU artists with total freedom when working on their clients. This model is thinner and lighter than the original Mast Tour and provides maximum comfort and flexibility for any tattooist. It features a 3.0mm stroke length which makes it the perfect machine for a range of permanent makeup techniques. It can also be used by artists with any level of experience. 

Mast Tour Y22 Key Features:

  • Lightweight and wireless to include manoeuvrability.
  • Compatible with all standard tattoo power supplies.
  • Up to four hours run time.
  • Features an easy-to-use digital display and voltage ranges from 5-12V.

How to choose the best permanent makeup machine for you?

Choosing your permanent makeup machine is ultimately a personal choice and depends on how you like to work. If travelling is a big part of your career, The Lite Pad II is perfect as you can transport it easily and plug it in anywhere to achieve flawless results. For more intricate tattooing the Mast Tour Y22 could be the best option as it has no wires or cords attached and allows you to work with total flexibility.

Technicians who always work in one place should look into the Pro Pad II as its sleek aluminium design is impressive and creates a real sense of professionalism.

Still unsure of what permanent makeup machine is best? Contact us today to find out more about our range of machines and we’ll do our very best to help you choose.