Meet Our Staff


Ashley Stearns

Blush Owner, Master Esthetician

Ashley Stearns is the founder of Blush, a Master Esthetician, certified yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner. She graduated from Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in 2012, and afterwards decided to open Blush as a space where she could really put her motto “skin and soul” into practice. She provides top quality skincare tailored to each client’s needs, as well as serving as a listening ear, motivator and inspirer. She hopes clients leave Blush feeling refreshed, invigorated and cared for. When she’s not at the studio, Ashley is snuggling with her beautiful daughter Scarlett and her dog Lacey.


Jules LoRusso

Master Esthetician

Jules has been a master esthetician since 2010. She is a graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics as well as a former esthetics instructor and lash extension educator. Jules is certified in chemical peels, product knowledge, aromatherapy, both basic and advanced facial treatments, lash extensions both classic and volume, lash lifting, tinting, and face and body waxing. She’s also a certified reiki practitioner, vibrational sound therapist, and yoga instructor. She specializes in a wide range of services and is eager to assist clients in not only a wonderful spa experience but also reaching the clients skin care needs and goals. Jules absolutely loves what she does and is looking forward to catering to the needs of the clients she services. 


Chantal Ouellet

Master Esthetician

Chantal Ouellet is a Master Esthetician and 2005 graduate of Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics. She is passionate about skin care and takes so much joy in teaming up with clients to nourish and care for their skin. Chantal views her treatments as an opportunity for education and teamwork, not solely providing a service. She sees the beauty in every client that comes through Blush's doors and loves watching them leave with full confidence in their skin.


Meagan Vanhoogen

Massage Therapist

Meagan Vanhoogen has been a licensed massage therapist since 2016 in NH. Meagan includes in her skill set knowledge of; Swedish, hot stone, neuromuscular, myofacial release, aromatherapy, Thai and metaphysical massage. Removing tension and stress from the body helps to aid the physical body in the short term. Meagan’s work encompasses body, mind and spirit, weaving in techniques to aid in alleviating tension in subtle layers of the physical and emotional body.


Jordan Roach

Massage Therapist

Jordan has been a licensed massage therapist since February 2021. She uses her knowledge to provide a healing environment based on each individual. She is trained in reiki, aromatherapy, Swedish massage, and myofacial techniques. Using her knowledge of the human body, she focuses her intentions on promoting relaxation and bringing together the body, mind and spirit. 


Shelly Grande

Reiki Master

Shelly has been a Reiki Practitioner for almost a decade. Her purpose as a Reiki Master is to be of service to you and your higher self. To uplift your energy, your hearts wisdom, your truth. To help you release anything that no longer serves and align you with peace, resilience, strength, presence and love. To amplify your light, transform and connect you to the highest version of yourself. She offers her clients a space to find relaxation, newfound insight and a deeper connection to self. Each session is empowered with deep healing, giving you an amplified sense of well-being and ease.

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Portsmouth, NH 03801


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