Meet the Team

the dream team

Emily Thomas

Owner & Master PMU Artist

Emily is a licensed Tattoo Artist, specializing in Permanent Makeup. She is a 4x certified Microblading artist and a licensed Cosmetologist of 11 years. Emily is committed to providing each client with the safest, most effective beauty treatments. Staying up to date on all the current trends and fashions enables Emily to deliver the best personalized care for your looks and well being.


Licenced Esthetician

Hi my names Alexyss. Before inked, I was working as a Licensed Esthetician, certified in microblading, lash extensions, microneedling, dermaplaning, and Hydrafacials. The art of permanent makeup and how much it can change someone’s life amazed me. I wanted to dive right into this new world immediately. I did my research, and found the best trainer in STL. I started my apprenticeship at Inked directly under Emily. With 300 hours and 50 procedures under my belt, I am now a PRO Licensed Tattoo Artist at inked! I’m a perfectionist, and have a detailed eye when it comes to symmetry. The combination of my background in skin, and my passion for making people feel beautiful made permanent makeup a perfect career path for me. I’m so excited and I hope to see all of your beautiful faces soon!

Pia Rene

Permanent Body Artist

Pia Rene is a Licensed Permanent Body Artist from Saint Louis, MO. She specializes in fine line, black and grey Tattoos. She also creates vibrant surrealist paintings and colorful murals across the world. Pia has created custom art for Future, residing in his Miami home studio in 2021. Pia’s latest work, A Mural for Erykah Badu, titled “Your Love Can Make it Better” is on display at Sophie’s Lounge, until spring 2023, commissioned by the Kranzberg Arts Foundation.

Ingrid Anderson

Permanent Makeup Artist & Teeth Whitening Specialist

4x certified Permanent
Makeup Artist. I completed my certifications in the US and Brazil. Microblading certification was from Phibrows Academy.
I take a lot of pride in my art and seeing my clients reactions after I’ve finished. It is the best part of my day.
I truly love doing what I do!

Eve MacDonald

SMP Artist

Hello! My name is Eve and I was born and raised here in St. Louis. I have a strong connection to our community and I’m always striving to make it a better place. I love sports, music and all things food.

I started my career as an SMP artist to help men and women in my community take control of their confidence. I can’t wait to make an impact on YOUR life through Scalp Micro Pigmentation!

Melissa Naes

Brazilian Stretch Mark & Scar Camouflaging, Eyeliner, Lip Blushing, Powder Brows, & Procell Collagen Induction Therapy

Hi, everyone! My name is Melissa, I am a licensed and insured tattoo artist that specializes in Brazilian Stretch Mark & Scar Camouflaging, Eyeliner, Lip Blushing, Powder Brows, & Procell Collagen Induction Therapy. I  have always had a love and passion for art and beauty.

I started my journey in cosmetic tattooing back in 2019 and it’s been a dream getting to help others feel beautiful and confident in their own skin. I continued my education by apprenticing with Emily, the stars aligned & I’m excited to be a part of the Inked Team as their Master Artist.

Mckinzie Parr

Esthetician and Lash artist

I am a licensed esthetician who is obsessed with all things skin and lashes. I specialize in custom facials and lash extensions, but I do brow henna, lamination and tinting as well as facial waxing too!

I love my job and am in love with all things beauty. I was a makeup artist for 7 years before going to school to become an esthetician. love getting one on one time with my amazing clients and the meaningful conversations I get to have with them. I’ll be your biggest hype girl & will always let you know how bomb you are.

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