about blush aesthetics

Dr. Erin Hennessey, Tashonda Minniefield, R.N., Jessica Koontz, L.E. STNA  and Kerry Woodward, L.E. are your team of skin care experts at Blush Aesthetics. Just like you, each of us at Blush Aesthetics has her own personal story. And we want to know yours. We are here  to help you overcome some of the most common skin issues that take away from reflecting your full inner confidence. There has never been a better time to take charge of your health to become your best, healthiest self. Our goal is to help you be more of who you are.

Happy Birthday to Blush!

Blush Aesthetics Celebrates 3 years of Changing Lives

Erin Hennessey, DNP, FNP-C, Owner

Blush Aesthetics was founded in January 2017 by Dr. Erin Hennessey. Erin knows personally how skin that is not at its healthiest can take away from reflecting inner confidence. Her passion is to help women and men of all ages, stages and races have the healthiest skin possible. Erin provides the most revolutionary, proven and credible procedures, techniques and products. Additionally, Erin believes a busy lifestyle shouldn’t be a barrier to access to these exciting choices. For this reason, Blush Aesthetics has extended weekday hours as well as weekend appointments available, too.


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erin’s specialties:

  • Light treatments
  • Scars
  • Healthy skin maintenance
  • Overall skin health, wellness and education
  • Acne management
  • Rosacea
  • Injectables
  • Laser Specialist
  • IPL / BroadBand Light (BBL)

Education & Credentials

Erin is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Case Western University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She worked for twelve years treating trauma and burn patients in the Pediatric Intensive Care unit which further sparked her passion for and expertise in skin recovery and repair.

To continue her education Erin completed her Masters of Science in Nursing at Case Western Reserve University with a focus on a Family Nurse Practitioner Certification. Her clinical rotations included Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals in Cleveland and St. Vincent Mercy Medical in Toledo, Ohio. Erin completed her advanced education with a Doctorate in Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) with a specialized fellowship in dermatology. Erin is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She is currently a national trainer for MedAesthetics and shares her expertise and techniques all over the United States. She is an active member of the following organizations: Ohio Association of Advanced Practice Nurses, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Sigma Theta Tau, Dermatology Nurses Association.


Tashonda Minniefield, RN

Tashonda Minniefield is a Registered Nurse with a strong professional career in emergency room and surgery patient care, treatment and leadership. Tashonda specializes in Sexual Assault and Forensic Nurse Examiner nursing (SANE) and is a specialist in DiVa® vaginal rejuvenation counseling.

tashonda's specialties:

  • Hair reduction
  • Microneedling
  • Aesthetic procedures
  • Vaginal health management with a special focus on post-menopausal women and cancer survivors.

Tashonda has an inspirational story. She brings her compassion and empathy to her practice with every client. As a single mother of two young girls, Toshanda was diagnosed with Stage 2 metastatic breast cancer in 2004. She underwent a gamat of treatments and surgery, many of them tough decisions as a young mother and being newly married soon after her diagnosis. These treatments included a lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation. Tashonda discovered through her personal experience the changes the female body goes through during cancer and after treatments. She is now a mentor to women considering vaginal rejuvenation and counsels them pre, during and post treatment. Tashonda came back from cancer even stronger and it is her desire to help others do that, too. It is her mission to live every day to the absolute best and to help others find their best selves as well. To do this, she embraces overall wellness including physical fitness, healthy eating, proper skin care and even trying new hobbies and stepping outside of her own comfort zone. In fact, she is co-founder and National Vice President of the all girls motorcycle club, Ladyz in Traffik, and a fitness instructor at Fabulously Fit and Full Armour Fitness. In addition to her two beautiful daughters and devoted marriage to husband, Dre, Tashonda considers another of her life’s biggest accomplishments to be completing a half marathon in April 2018. She is also thrilled to embrace the role of grandmother to grandsons Cameron and Christian. Tashonda and Dre enjoy living life to the fullest every day and traveling the world together.


Kerry Woodward, L.E.

Kerry Woodward is a Licensed Aesthetician with eleven years of experience as a master skin specialist. Kerry approaches each and every client with a personal interest in their conditions and goals. She develops an individualized skin care plan to help each person become their best self to reflect their inner confidence. Through matching each client to individualized techniques, procedures, treatments and consultation, Kerry takes joy in knowing they leave with a plan for revealing what can be.

kerry’s specialties:

  • Acne
  • Anti-aging management
  • Body sculpting
  • Stretch mark reduction for women and men
  • Cellulite management
  • Medical-grade chemical peels
  • Oxygenating facial treatments
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Skin tightening

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With the skin being the largest organ of the body, Kerry takes the time to educate each client on how to protect their investments in their skin long term and how to age well. When she is not rocking the skin care world, Kerry is reading  a good book or spending time with her husband and two beautiful daughters. 


Jessica Koontz

Jessica brings six years of aesthetic wisdom to our practice. An expert in both skin care and custom special occasion makeup, patients are at ease in her chair. Jessica is passionate about educating her patients and helping them feel confident and beautiful! In addition to offering aesthetic services, she is a state-tested nursing assistant and will often assist with procedures in the office. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable daughters.

jessica's specialties:

  • Acne
  • Anti-aging management
  • Body sculpting
  • Stretch mark reduction for women and men
  • Cellulite management
  • Medical-grade chemical peels
  • Oxygenating facial treatments
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Skin tightening
  • Special occasion makeup

Confidence is the truest form of beauty.

Larissa Huffman

Larissa, our patient management and administrative specialist, has extensive product training in skin care services. An alumna of Notre Dame Academy and Mercy College of Ohio, we are so grateful that she remained in the area to share her talents with Blush Aesthetics. She has multiple certifications in medical skin care and ingredient specialization. Helping you choose products and procedures that best complement your lifestyle is where her true passion lies.


You deserve to take care of yourself. It’s time to reflect more of who you are naturally with treatments that fit your life. Contact Blush Aesthetics today for your personal consultation.