Amara Aesthetics Team

At AMARA Medical Aesthetics, we are committed to helping you achieve your aesthetic goals by providing you with top-notch professional service and a unique treatment plan that will optimize your skin’s heath. Our team combines the skillset of experienced aestheticians, trained nurses, and specialists who are passionate about the aesthetic industry and dedicated to helping clients feel their best. Our aestheticians have over 40 years of combined experience in the industry, have completed formal training, and hold advanced degrees in everything from European Skin Care and Aesthetics to healthcare. Our aestheticians and specialists have a strong commitment to sharing their expertise with clients and thoroughly educate clients on each procedure no matter how small it is. The staff at AMARA Medical Aesthetics strives to help clients feel comfortable while also introducing them to technically advanced, cutting edge equipment and sophisticated skin care products. Medical director Dr. Kristin J. Tarbet, MD, supervises each procedure done at AMARA and has curated her staff to include the best professionals in the industry.

STEVE NELSON RN / Nurse Injector

Steve NelsonSteve brings his ample experience and artistry to the practice of Dr. Kristin J. Tarbet and AMARA Medical Aesthetics. He has worked in the field of plastic surgery for over 8 years in Beverly Hills, working as a nurse injector and a nurse anesthetist to multiple plastic surgeons. After practicing medical aesthetics in Beverly Hills, he moved to Washington state to be closer to his family.

Steve practices as a Registered Nurse and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist for over 25 years now and has been an aesthetic injector for over 12 years of his career.

Steve completed his training and education at Elgin Community College and St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing.

Steve enjoys art and drawing. He uses his artistic skills to provide subtle and natural beauty for each face. Steve is fully dedicated to ensuring your visit is both enjoyable and memorable.

Schedule an appointment with Steve today!


MargaretMaggie entered the world of nursing with a passion for the aesthetic industry. After graduating, she worked in the plastic surgery field as an aesthetic nurse injector, an ambulatory surgical nurse, and a laser specialist. Her injection techniques include Sculptra, Botox, Xeomin, Dysport, Restylane, Perlane, Juvéderm, Voluma, Radiesse, and Belotero, and her laser expertise includes IPL, Ultherapy, V-beam, tattoo removal, and laser hair removal. She holds multiple certificates from pharmaceutical companies for her skillful injection techniques, and works on a day to day basis to develop a plan that they can thoroughly understand. One of her main goals that she strives to achieve for all her clients is a treatment that gives a natural and rejuvenating change that’s subtle and refreshed. Maggie believes that the most important part of her job is being able to make people feel comfortable and safe. It is a priority to her that her clients feel like their cosmetic needs are in the hands of someone they can trust, and it is a constant theme in her everyday work.

Schedule a complimentary consultation with Maggie today and feel beautiful tomorrow!



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  • Acne
  • Ethnic skin
  • Hyperventilation
  • Brown spots
  • Redness
  • Large pores
  • Sensitive skin
  • Rosacea
  • Dull/tired skin
  • Dark circles
  • Wrinkles


Stephanie is the person responsible for keeping AMARA organized and running smoothly.
She has years of experience in anti-aging, hormonal replacement, patient care coordinating, and plastic surgery. She works with Dr. Kristin Tarbet and was ecstatic about the doctor’s vision of combining Medical Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery under one roof. Her favorite aspect of the job is seeing great results with non-surgical procedures. Being a part of the practice that truly cares about making a difference in the lives of clients is very important as well. She is proud to be a part of the team of women with an aesthetic eye for detail and continues to make sure AMARA keeps growing to the full potential.


Tanya is an accomplished aesthetician, certified Xtreme Lash practitioner, and gifted make-up artist with 17 years of experience in the industry. She began training under the guidance of skin-care professionals developing her skills and she continues to expand her knowledge in this fast-growing area. Driven by her passion to help her clients bring their inner beauty to the surface with matching treatments for their skin, Tanya specializes in luxury facials. From celebrities to working professionals, Tanya creates personalized plans for individual needs.

Schedule a complimentary consultation with Tanya today.