Meet Jessica

Skin Care Specialist/ Lash Artist/ Make-Up Artist

 

  Jessica Budney chose to pursue a career in this industry after a lifelong passion for esthetics & beauty and a love of working with people.  She graduated from the International Institute of Cosmetology in November of 2011 as a Certified Esthetician. After she graduated from cosmetology school she began her career as a full time esthetician at Connecticut’s first eyelash extension boutique. It was there she worked one on one with Connecticut’s Novalash Trainer for eyelash extensions, and soon after she became an Advanced Certified Lash Technician. 

    Continuing her pursuit in the beauty industry she decided to further her knowledge and became DinAir Airbrush Make-up Certified as well. This lead her to the opportunity of working with photographers and Connecticut's J Bridal Team doing makeup on models for Plitz New York Fashion Week in 2013.

     For a short period of time she worked for a local Day Spa in Essex learning some of today's latest trends in skin care; including becoming a certified Hydrafacial esthetician. Then soon after decided to make the jump to go out on her own in 2016, opening Blissful Beauty Day Spa. 

       In her first year open. she made her mark on the Shoreline and Bliss was voted second best brow artist and second best facial on CT Shoreline's E-List!!  Jess has since become henna brow certified and lash lift certified.  Her drive & passion for beauty have filled her with years of hands on experience in the industry.

    Outside of work, Jessica is a new mom of a beautiful baby boy, Bennett and enjoys spending time with her growing family!

     Eager to keep up with the growth of Bliss, she has hired an amazing team to provide top notch one on one services for all of CT's shoreline. Blissful Beauty is just the beginning of a new adventure in her ever-growing career.

Meet Mary

Esthetician/Lash Artist/Makeup Artist

       Mary Wassef attended both St. John’s University and University of Connecticut earning her degree in economics in 2017. With years of customer service experience, a burning passion for beauty, skin care, and a love of working with people, Mary decided to follow her dream and continue her education in esthetics.
 
     In 2018, Mary graduated from Oxford Academy of Hair Design as a certified esthetician.  Mary has exclusive training in Shira Esthetics skin care products making her a expert in skin care analysis & facial customization, she has become Blissful Beauty's best microdermabrasion facial specialist.
 
     Since graduating, Mary has earned a certificate in makeup artistry from Ofra Cosmetics, became Elleebana Henna Brow Certified, Elleebana and Sugalash Lash Lift Certified, and is Bliss' newest Junior Lash Extension Artist.  
       Mary is only just starting her already successful career with Blissful Beauty Day Spa and shes been nothing but advantageous! She is eager to learn the newest trends and products, and you'll be happy to allow her to "work her magic" while you sit back and relax with her gentle but thorough touch! We are very excited to have her on our team! Book your appointment now with Mary and be among the first to experience the newest techniques being offered in the beauty industry!
Meet Rozalynd
   Massage Therapist

     Rozalynd's philosophy with massage is to provide exceptional, one of a kind, massage therapy services that cater to the overworked, overtired, and genuinely stressed out people. Roz is a board certified massage therapist, licensed in Connecticut, originally from the White Mountains. This is where she received her massage therapy education at the North Eastern Institute of Whole Health in New Hampshire.

     Rozalynd obtained first class spa and customer service training at the 4 Diamond Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa where she worked until she relocated to Connecticut in 2010.

      Since arriving in Connecticut, she has worked for some amazing local salons & spas, developing her techniques and growing into a successful & trusted massage therapist. She wants to be the person & the place you look forward to coming to for peace of mind & pain relief.

     Outside of work Roz enjoys a delicious home cooked meal prepared by her husband Ian, a professional Chef and taking care of her newest addition, baby girl Brightyn "Brighty". 

     Book your appointment and let her help you to feel and be the healthiest version of yourself, one massage at a time.

Meet Alison

Lash Specialist/ Cosmetologist/Makeup Artist

   Alison was born in Connecticut but raised most of her life in Florida. From a young age she always new the beauty industry was for her. Ali loved doing her barbies' hair, she did many years of modeling and decided to follow her dreams of becoming a beautician.

 

    Alison has been a licensed cosmetologist for over 10 years and an educator in the craft for 2 years after graduating from Paul Mitchell Cosmetology School in Tampa Florida in 2009. 

 After relocating to Connecticut & nearly 10 years of working in the hustle and bustle of a busy hair salon Ali got certified in 2017 with a local lash company. It was then she decided to step into the more relaxed side of the beauty industry.

 

Jessica initially hired Ali to cover her maternity leave temporarily, but clients (and Jessica) soon feel in love with Alison's artistic eye. Specializing in lash extensions, her lash services give the most lashes, weightless feel, and best retention possible. Ali strives for perfection and furthering her already extensive knowledge and techniques of lash extensions, in 2018 she became advanced certified with Novalash and Sugarlash "lash lift" certified.

 

     Another hidden talent Ali enjoys is being a makeup artist for brides, face-painting and prosthetics.  In Ali's spare time she has crafted her love in another form of art, music. She loves to play piano, upright bass and viola. 

Whether you’re looking for a subtle change or extreme makeover, Alison will know exactly how to give you that look you want. She has a passion for all art and appreciates all styles. 

Meet Jess

Massage Therapist/ Reiki Master

Jessica grew up with a passion for helping others. From a very young age, she was always tuned into the emotions of others as well as the subtle changes and patterns that she perceived but couldn’t then understand. Years later, these qualities are now what make Jessica’s Massage and Reiki sessions unique. With an innate ability to perceive and work with the field energy of others, Jessica’s sessions are generally intuitively guided to provide her clients with a relaxing yet transformative experience.

Jessica graduated from the clinical massage therapy program at Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy in Westport in 2010. She spent 3 years working with a chiropractor in Fairfield. In 2016, Jessica was attuned to the first degree of Reiki, and finally made it to the Master level in April of 2018.

Jess also loves to creates one of a kind pieces of jewelry as a side business, each piece to serve as a protective and healing talisman which carries the universal life force energy of Reiki within. In her spare time, Jess loves to hike and spend time in nature, read, go on spontaneous adventures and above all, spend quality time with her daughter and fiancé.