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You’re beautiful. We’re here to help you show it.

The Pure experience is best-in-class, yet personal. We offer premium services and care that goes more than skin deep. Schedule your appointment today!

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Our Approach

Pure Aesthetics provides tailored treatments, aesthetic mentoring, and ongoing education that turn each client’s needs and goals into tangible results.

You can expect a warm welcome from the moment you step inside our office. We allow the time it takes to get acquainted and hear your needs. By genuinely caring about your wellbeing, we give the attention you expect from dedicated professionals.

A friendly first impression is only the beginning. We provide a calm space to slow down, disconnect from the noise of modern life, and restore body and spirit. Our clients experience gracious care and coaching that continues long after the appointment ends.

Our hope is that you value yourself simply because you exist. We believe that is real beauty, and every service we offer is designed to make that beauty visible. What excites us is the chance to serve as a partner in the realization of your goals.

Plan your appointment today, and let the team at Pure Aesthetics renew beautiful you.

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Carissa Blaser

Founder & Owner

Our owner, Carissa Blaser, has more than 18 years of combined experience in dermatology and aesthetics. She was the first CoolSculpting technician in Gainesville, and is a licensed aesthetician, electrologist, and laser hair removal technician. Carissa has performed thousands of CoolSculpting procedures and Pure Aesthetics is proud to be the number one provider in the Gainesville area.

Carissa is passionate about helping people feel and look their very best. A lifelong student, she believes education eliminates fear and empowers healthy living. She loves teaching our clients so they can make informed, confident decisions. Carissa stays current on all new and upcoming procedures in the aesthetic field as well as continuing her education in Pure’s current services. She’s proud to offer a medical spa environment where clients feel safe, nurtured, and cared for.

Dr. Greg Gaines

Dr. Greg Gaines

Medical Director & Owner
 of Gaines Plastic Surgery

Dr. Gaines is a board-certified plastic surgeon, providing a comprehensive range of cosmetic treatments. He specializes in breast augmentation, tummy tucks, facelifts, fat grafts, and hair restoration, with offices conveniently located under the same roof as Pure Aesthetics. Committed to the doctor-patient relationship, Dr. Gaines and his staff go the extra mile to ensure each patient receives personalized care and thoroughly understands the benefits and risks of a procedure. Contact our office today to learn more about the services we offer. For more information please visit Gainesvilleplastic.com.

Mary Hazan

Mary Hazan

PA-C

Mary is a board certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Nova Southeastern in 2001 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition from UF in 1997. Mary has completed extensive advanced training in areas such as laser skin care, laser hair removal, dermal fillers, Botox and Dysport injections, chemical peels, and sclerotherapy. She has over eight years of experience with the Plastics and Vascular surgeons at UF Health, and over three years of experience at Accent Physicians.

Tracy Giordano

Tracy Giordano

ARNP

Tracy is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She received her bachelors degree in nursing from the University of Florida in 2002 and worked in intensive care until 2007, when she received her masters degree in nursing from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to joining the Pure Aesthetics team, she had over 11 years of experience in advanced injectables and considerable training in lasers and skincare.

Jordan Strack

Jordan Strack

Practice Manager, Licensed Aesthetician

Jordan has worked in the medical and aesthetic industries for over nine years. She brings an extensive background and knowledge in cosmetic procedures, services, and skin care products. She is a licensed aesthetician as well as a CoolSculpting certified technician. As Practice Manager, Jordan will ensure that all the administrative details of your services are well handled. Her passion for patient satisfaction is a perfect match for the professional, innovative, and future-minded culture at Pure.

Alex Hollingsworth

Alex Hollingsworth

Front Office Manager, Client Support Specialist

Alex spent nine years in the medical field as a Human Resources Manager. Her passion for Aesthetics and patient satisfaction lead her to Pure. Alex plans to continue her education in Aesthetics and is committed to making sure your administrative experience is positive and handled professionally.

Lindsey Monaghan

Lindsey Monaghan

CME, CCST, Licensed Aesthetician

Lindsey is a Gainesville native. She is CoolSculpting certified and received her Electrologist License from the Orlando Institute of Electrolysis in 2013. As a certified Electrologist, Laser Hair Removal Specialist and CoolSculpting provider, Lindsey ensures that her clients yield a unique and comfortable experience every time. With Lindsey’s experience and knowledge, you will leave feeling educated, relaxed and reassured that you are in good hands.

Carly Vejraska

Carly Vejraska

Licensed Aesthetician

Carly Vejraska is a Gainesville native. She received her Aesthetics license from the Florida College of Natural Health in Orlando in 2018. As a certified Facial Specialist, Carly strives to deliver results and exceed her client’s expectations with every treatment. She listens and advises using an educational approach to ensure that her clients reach their goals and feel comfortable in their skin.

Jessica DaVanti

Jessica DaVanti

CME, CL, Licensed Aesthetician

Jessica DaVanti is a Florida native, licensed electrologist and cosmetologist. After her own journey with hair removal and the satisfaction that came along with yielding amazing results, Jessica decided to enter into the industry. With over five years of aesthetic experience, Jessica finds passion in her work by providing ultimate results for her clients.

Kelsey Mott

Kelsey Mott

Client Support Specialist, LSO, Licensed Aesthetician

Kelsey grew up in Lake City, FL and now calls Gainesville her home. After graduating high school Kelsey moved to Tampa to attend the Beauty and Health Institute in pursuit of a career in Aesthetics. While in school, Kelsey became certified in a number of aesthetics treatments including, Microneedling, Advanced Microdermabrasion, and Dermaplaning. After graduating with her license in esthetics and electrology, Kelsey is looking forward to earning more about the industry. Her passion in esthetics as a Client Coordinator is welcoming clients into a renewing experience and seeing clients beam with radiance and confidence after their time at Pure.

Ashley Herman

Ashley Herman

Client Support Specialist

Ashley earned her Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Administration and has worked on the administrative side of health care for nearly 6 years. She is passionate about patient experiences and achieving patient satisfaction. Ashley plans to expand her knowledge of both the aesthetics industry and how to achieve the optimal patient environment. Her innovative initiative is a perfect fit for this collaborative team.

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