Jennifer Walden – Owner/Esthetician, Makeup, Tanning, Hair Removal. Jennifer is the proud owner of Stay and is passionate about bringing an exceptional level of service to her clients. She is committed to bringing a world class spa to Pensacola that is highly tailored to your needs. If you want to look and feel your best, you will love working with Jennifer. Facials, Sugaring, Waxing, Spray Tans, and Makeup are all her specialty. She is committed to making the world a more beautiful place, one person at a time! Jennifer has a passion for the latest and best skin care and hair removal techniques. She completed the advanced sugaring certification and is the only master sugarist in Pensacola. With Jennifer you will feel completely at home. Jennifer is a Pensacola native, mother of three, and a member of several local charitable organizations.
Leslie Peck – Esthetician, Make Up, Waxing, Lash Extensions. Leslie began doing make up first as a dancer. She learned the basics of contour, lashes and stage make up during her years as a dance major at Jacksonville University and then as a Professional Ballroom dancer for many years after college. In 2004, she transitioned into a full time make up artist with MAC Cosmetics in New York City. read more….
Bonnie Viets – Nail Technician. Bonnie attended Gulf Coast Institute of Career Development. She specializes in natural nail art, gel polish, manicures, and pedicures. Bonnie has a passion for learning the new, fun trends. Her number one priority is providing her clients with a superbly relaxing experience. Her sense of humor and laid back personality make her clients time in their chairs enjoyable, comfortable, and full of fun!
Twanda Barber – Massage – Twanda is very passionate when it comes to massage. She is a firm believer that massage is beneficial to enhancing the health and well-being of a person by helping with stress reduction, muscle tension and pain relief. She has been a licensed massage therapist for over 8 years. Twanda specializes in Deep Tissue, Swedish, Sports, Prenatal, Hot Stone, and Aromatherapy. She has lived in Pensacola for 21 years and is a mother of two.
Valerie Hutto – Esthetician – Facials, Sugaring, Tanning. Valerie discovered her passion for skin care years ago while working as a receptionist at Mark Lees Skincare. After completing the Esthetics program at PSC she continued to work in the spa for Dr. Lees and traveled to trade shows to assist him with training seminars and retail booths. After taking a few years off to be with her daughter she’s come to join us at Stay! Valerie’s specialties range from relaxing spa facials to clinical treatment facials and treatment of problematic skin. She also does peels, sugaring, and spray tans.
Lea Burke – Massage Therapist – Lea graduated from Pensacola Massage School in 1997 and worked in chiropractic offices for 13 years of her career. Lea is licensed in deep tissue, Swedish, and pregnancy massage. She was also a licensed chiropractor assistant for 3 of those years; where she worked on patients with ultrasound and e-stim. Lea has been an LMT for over 20 years and has a lot of experience in helping people in their healing process. From car accidents to everyday injuries or just to help you completely relax in the midst of your busy schedule.
Zoe Haft – Master Medical Esthetician/ Professional makeup artist/ Areola and Microblading tattoo artist – Zoe has been working in the skincare industry for 9 years, during which time she has gained knowledge and experience in all aspects of skin. After working with Dior in 2008, she started working in the bridal industry helping brides feel beautiful on their special day. She has truly made a name for herself in the bridal industry, creating timeless looks while utilizing her skills. Having insight in understanding all skin types she can prepare her brides skin in advance to look its best on their wedding day. Since graduating with her Masters in Aesthetics, she continues her education with post graduate courses and seminars across America. Her ongoing studies include: Laser technology, Medical Skincare, Areola Tattoo Certification, and Microblading Phibrows Certified. read more….
Taylor Holland – Nail technician and spray tan specialist – Taylor has been a receptionist and spray tanning specialist at Stay since November of 2014. She then decided to continue her education and completed her nail technician training at Gulf Coast Institute of Career Development in January of 2015. She specializes in natural nails, pedicures and gel polish services. Her focus is to have everyone leave feeling more relaxed, confident, and connecting with them to leave a lasting impression!
Lesley Smith – Massage, Body Treatments and Nails – Lesley found massage therapy after using the principles of bodywork and relaxation for her own self care. She trained at the Pensacola School of Massage Therapy and became licensed in 2015. Her massage style ranges from calming Swedish or aromatherapy to targeted deep tissue and stretch therapy. Lesley’s goal is always to ensure the client a most blissful experience.
Kelly Thompson – Massage therapist and Esthetician – Kelly was born and raised in Mobile, Alabama. She has been a massage therapist for twelve years and an esthetician for seven. She had the pleasure of working with athletes and celebrities while living in Los Angeles, California for five years. She has developed numerous skills and techniques while working for Four Seasons and Marriott around the country. She is happy to now be a part of the Pensacola community and looks forward to providing great services to each client!
Becca Hornbuckle – Assistant Manager / Front of House Specialist- Becca has been with Stay since 2015 as a receptionist and was recently promoted to Assistant Manager. While continuing her education as an esthetician, nutritionist, and herbalist she hopes to spread knowledge of natural remedies and Ayurvedic practices.
Michelle Rosario – Massage – Michelle is originally from Orlando Fl. and moved to Pensacola in 2010. She graduated from Pensacola School of Massage Therapy in 2011 and worked at Edge Family Chiropractic for the past 7 years as a Chiropractic Assistant and Licensed Massage Therapist. Michelle specializes in Swedish, Sports, Deep Tissue and Trigger Point Therapy. So, whether you want a quiet relaxing massage to de-stress or a deep detailed work up, Michelle is here to help you feel your best!
Brittany Macchia – Esthetician, Facials, Makeup, Sugarist – Brittany was a long time client of Stay and found great passion in the services we offered. She decided to become an esthetician and make her career with Stay. She offers an array of services including hair removal, sugaring, facials and Make-up. Brittany also specializes in esthetics for cancer patients as she is a cancer survivor herself. She takes great care with each client’s skin concerns and offers recommendations on products best suited to fit their needs.
Cheryl Salter – Nail Technician – Cheryl attended the Gulf Coast Institute of Career Development. She enjoys working to grow and enhance natural nails. She specializes in gel polish manicures and pedicures. Cheryl also has a passion for nail art and trendy colors for each season. She plans to further her education in aesthetics and reflexology to become a full spa specialist. Cheryl loves to meet new people and enjoys conversations with her clients. Cheryl says the best thing about the spa industry is feeling the satisfaction her clients gain from being relaxed while with us.
Kaylee Barker – Esthetician, Makeup, Sugarist – Kaylee earned her Esthetician degree from the College of International Esthetics in Arvada, Colorado where she trained extensively in acne prone skin chemical peels, all skin tones, laser treatments, brow tinting, waxing, and sugaring. Kaylee specializes in sugaring, back facials, waxing, and chemical peels. Kaylee has a passion for teaching her clients and peers how to take care of their skin goals in the most natural way possible and improve their self-confidence in their appearance.