OUR vision

Altered Aesthetics, located in lovely North Raleigh, is the Premier Cosmetic Tattoo Studio in the Raleigh-Durham area. Jen Santoro, owner and cosmetic tattoo artist, is dedicated to giving her clients the highest quality experience in a clean, comfortable environment.

Jen is a native of Southern California and has always had a passion for all things beauty and art. Following her move to North Carolina in 2013, her passions led her to cosmetic tattooing. Jen prides herself on setting the bar high and has a portfolio that speaks to it.

Giving women and men more confidence in themselves through cosmetic tattooing is truly what drives Jen and her staff at Altered Aesthetics.

The Altered Aesthetics mission is to make everyone that walks through their doors feel beautiful, confident and empowered. Whether you are looking for the perfect brows, rosy lips or a soft shadow eyeliner, AA can give you the no-fuss, wake up and go, everyday look. As the ultimate destination for cosmetic tattooing, Altered Aesthetics offers Microblading, PowderOmbré Brows, Combo Brows, Aquarelle Lips, Soft Shadow Liner and Tattoo Removal/Lightening Services.

Owner and Cosmetic Tattoo Artist

Owner and Cosmetic Tattoo Artist



Visit our studio in North Raleigh and get the perfect brows you’ve always dreamed of, stunning cat-eye liner or soft rosey lips!