Owner Jessica Guffey, a native of Hendersonville NC, and a graduate of UNC Asheville and AB Tech, always knew she would come home to the mountains and make an impact. Living in Maui she became certified to apply semi-permanent eyelash extensions and then attained her esthetics license in North Carolina. Jessica has always loved helping women look and feel more confident and comfortable in their own skin. When she isn’t in the studio Jessica is hanging with her pups, watering her plants, or planning her next vacation.
Jenna Clifford was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. She struggled with cystic acne through her teens and early twenties. Because of this, she developed a strong desire to understand her skin type and how to treat it. In 2011, she acquired her esthetics license and began helping women and men achieve beautiful skin with results-driven treatments. Since graduating esthetics school, she has also been certified in dermaplaning, lash lifting, lash extensions and airbrush tanning. Jenna followed her heart to Asheville in July of 2018. When she is not in the studio you can find her thrifting for vintage goods or hiking with her dog, Rose.
Bailey Salisbury, was born and raised in Hickory, NC. Once Bailey graduated high school she knew where she needed to be, with her family in the mountains. Bailey is usually the first face you see at Gaze. She keeps the front of house running smoothly and effortlessly. Bailey is currently working on her esthetics license and can’t wait to begin her lash career! When she is not in the studio, you can find her studying for State Boards, or spending quality time with family and friends.
Heidi Thorne, born in Wisconsin and raised in North Carolina. Heidi has always had a passion for the beauty industry. Whether it’s glamorous or gory makeup, she loves it all! Through her love of makeup she found the wonderful world of lashing. After obtaining her esthetics license she decided to persue being a lash artist and couldn’t be happier. When she’s not in the studio, you can find her hanging out with her animals or practicing a new lash technique.
Brittany Waters, was born in Maryland and raised in Charlotte, NC. She has a background in Health Education but has always had a love for skincare and helping others. Brittany took that love of skincare and obtained her esthetics license so that she can help others achieve their skin goals. When Brittany is not in the treatment room you can find her traveling, laughing with friends, or catching a movie.