Owner, Licensed Aesthetician
Cosmetic and Paramedical Tattoo Artist
Just a Jersey Girl living in a Florida World! Originally from South Jersey, Tiffany moved to the South in 2005 to escape the cold. Tiffany, her husband Steven decided to move their family to Florida in 2015 from Alabama to be closer to her parents. They absolutely love it in Lakewood Ranch and feel right at home.
Tiffany, the owner of Calla Ink & Aesthetics, is a licensed Esthetician who is also certified in Oncology Esthetics and is a licensed and certified tattoo artist specializing in permanent cosmetics and paramedical tattooing. Tiffany has a strong passion for what she does, and her clients know this after spending just one appointment with her. Whether for skincare or permanent makeup, she takes the time to explain and educate each client on the different treatment options, the benefits of the treatment and how to maintain their results at home.
Tiffany’s aesthetics career began in 2015 after she completed the 1000-hour Esthetic Program at Rivertown School of Beauty in Columbus, GA. The advanced training, she received allowed her to dive confidently into the esthetics world. Tiffany worked in Dermatology and Day Spa’s for several years where she gained a substantial amount of experience and knowledge. In 2017, she trained and became certified in Permanent Makeup. Since then, she has been trained and certified in full cosmetic and paramedical tattooing. Tiffany is certified in Oncology Esthetics, providing safe treatments to clients while undergoing oncology treatments. She continues to educate herself in skincare treatments, ingredients, products and in cosmetic tattooing with classes, in person trainings and webinars to stay up to date on all the latest discoveries, techniques, modalities products and ingredients so that she can continue to provide the best treatments to her clients. Tiffany’s education, trainings and experience allows her to offer a variety of clinical skincare treatments that create amazing changes within the skin. She is very passionate about educating clients on how to properly take care of their skin, the right treatments options for achieving their skin goals and the best products to use to help support those treatments. For Tiffany it is such an honor and a privilege to be trusted with the faces of so many amazing women.
Licensed Esthetician, Certified Lash Technician
Arely Elrod was born in Comayagua, Honduras and moved to Carmel, Indiana in 1997. She is an Army Veteran, Realtor®, Indiana and Florida Licensed Esthetician, Professional Makeup Artist, Certified Lash Technician, Licensed permanent makeup tattoo artist and a Massage Therapist student. Arely and her husband John and son Louie moved to Florida in 2020 to finish her Army career and enjoy her retirement life.
Arely was a former beauty queen and was crowned Mrs. Marion County Indiana for America in 2020. She has also worked behind the scenes as a make-up artist for Miss Puerto Rico Universe and actress Laimarie Serrano, worked on several Hollywood show sets, and for many Indiana and Florida NPC competitors.
With over 20 years of experience, she has mastered the art of makeup artistry and skincare. Being in both the beauty industry and Army career, she has learned the importance of maintaining your skin in both environments. Her ultimate goal is to ensure that you look your absolute best whether it’s on your wedding day, prom, birthday, or even to just feel fabulous for a date night. She is a visionary at pursuing to create her beauty brand, based on her passion and dedication to this lifelong dream in order to serve you with the absolute best quality work.
Cosmetic and Paramedical Tattoo Artist
Shelly is a Licensed Permanent Makeup Artist and Esthetician from Chicago, Illinois. She has also previously worked in Los Angeles, and currently Bradenton, Florida. With a focus on skincare and a Bachelor’s Degree in the arts, Shelly specializes in brow artistry. She became a certified permanent makeup artist in 2018 and has kept her career in the beauty field moving forward ever since. Shelly makes continued education in a multitude of techniques and services a top priority. She is an official Li-FT® Ink Removal instructor in Illinois and Florida. Shelly takes pride in helping clients feel confident by educating and guiding them towards their individual goals and can’t wait to meet you!
Krista is proud to say that she is one of the few native Floridians in Sarasota! Originally from Fort Lauderdale, she feels strongly that the West Coast is the best coast.
Krista graduated with honors from Florida State University with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice. She has a decade of experience as a Registered Nurse, with extensive newborn ICU and pediatric experience. She holds multiple Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine certifications. She is also an adjunct professor in the bachelor’s degree program at Arizona College of Nursing.
As a Nurse Practitioner, Krista is proud to join arms with her patients of all ages to help them achieve their wellness goals. She loves helping others look and feel their best. She is passionate about skin health and finding solutions so that each client feels beautiful and comfortable with the skin they’re in.
In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors, camping, gardening, and cooking. She is happiest with her three favorite people- Kyle and their twin daughters.
Jess Jeanes is a local born and raised Floridian. She is a very talented artist who is self-taught in the art of tattooing. She can transform your ideas into a beautiful piece of art or put her own artistic spin on any ideas you already have. Jess also provides Scalp Micropigmentation to both men and women suffering from thinning hair or male or female pattern balding and is also certified in Procell Therapies Microchanneling.
Owner, Scalp Micropigmentation Tattoo Artist
Steven is originally from Alabama but has lived in many places growing up in a military family. Steven wears many hats, he is a business owner, a realtor, helps run Calla Ink & Aesthetics with his wife Tiffany and is also a licensed Tattoo Artist specializing in Scalp Micropigmentation. You will often see Steven at the Front Desk greeting our amazing clients.
ANGIE PAZ, MD
Angie was born and raised in the beautiful island of Puerto Rico. She achieved her bachelor’s degree in Biology at Antillean University and graduated Summa Cum Laude, soon after that she was accepted to Ponce School of Medicine and obtained her medical degree with honors.
Dr. Paz says becoming a doctor has been a great privilege and working hand in hand with patients to better their health and beauty is her most rewarding ongoing pursuit. After graduating medical school, Dr. Paz did her internship in Family Medicine at Middlesex Hospital in Connecticut. For the last 4 years, she has dedicated herself to Medical Aesthetics and Anti-aging Medicine, securing numerous certifications around the US and Canada. Dr. Paz’s focus is providing holistic care that helps us age in a beautiful and graceful way.
On a personal note, Dr. Paz is married to a wonderful husband, and they have 3 amazing daughters who keep her busy and grounded. They are her greatest achievement. Dr. Paz and her family recently moved from Connecticut (where they lived for 6 years) to the Sunshine State of Florida. It was always their dream to live here with the tropical weather near family. Dr. Paz is excited to be here and hopes to serve you as best as possible!