About us

Here at Bare we pride ourselves with an unparalleled commitment to serving you, our valued client. We take standards very seriously and insist on delivering the highest level of beauty and comfort that will leave you completely satisfied. You can relax in knowing that all of our staff members at Bare are superiorly trained within their specialty, have a tremendous passion for the industry, and a sincere interest in helping you reach your cosmetic goals.

Jamie Clayton


The owner and founder of Bare. She is licensed in the State of Vermont as a Medical Esthetician, Electrologist, Certified Laser Technician and Makeup Artist. She has been working in the skincare industry since 2008. Her passion is to help people feel self confident and find their inner-beauty, and because of that, she has focused her business around providing a warm and inviting atmosphere to all her clients enabling them to learn more about caring for their skin. She believes skin health determines the overall health of the body, especially one's emotional well being. She regularly travels throughout the United States and Canada to continue her education in medical skincare and laser technology in order to best serve her clients. Jamie resides in Essex with her two beautiful boys. When Jamie is not working at Bare she enjoys traveling with her family.

Dr. Scott Benjamin, MD

Medical Director, Injection Specialist

Dr. Scott Benjamin joins Bare Medical Spa + Laser Center with over 14 years of medical experience in Vermont. Dr. Benjamin received his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, as well as studying at Sinai Hospital and John Hopkins. He is Board Certified in Pediatric Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has extensive experience with the use of Botulinum Toxins (Botox, Dysport) as well as other cosmetic injections. He has performed thousands of injections over the last decade and a half. Scott Benjamin, M.D. specializes with complicated neurologically impaired patients of whom have benefited from Botulinum Toxins for spasticity. His training includes extensive knowledge of muscular anatomy, including that of the face and head. He understands the muscle actions that lead to rhytides (wrinkles) and shape the face. Dr. Benjamin is certified in Botox Cosmetic, Zeomin and Dysport for aesthetic enhancements; Advanced Aesthetics procedures including advanced Botox and Dermal fillers; as well as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) training for medical and aesthetic use.

Elizabeth Rossetti, PA

Injection Specialist, Cosmetic Laser Technician

She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Technology at the University of Vermont. She completed her Masters in Physician Assistant education at SUNY Stony Brook on Long Island, NY. Elizabeth has been actively practicing medicine for 8 years in Arizona and Vermont. Her cosmetic injection training is both from the Postgraduate Institute of Medicine in 2010 and advanced techniques from the Esthetic Skin Institute in 2015. From 2010 to 2014, Elizabeth performed cosmetic injections in Phoenix and Scottsdale, AZ, two of the nation’s leading cities in aesthetic medicine. She recently moved back to Vermont with her husband and two children. Elizabeth enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering as an Alumna Advisor at the University of Vermont.

Nicole LeCours, RN

Injection Specialist, Cosmetic Laser Technician

She has been thriving in the medical field for over 7 years. In addition, she is a small Vermont business owner with her husband. For nearly the last two years, Nicole has been employed by UVM Medical Center as a labor and delivery nurse. Nicole is certified in both advanced neurotoxins and dermal fillers. Nicole's passion is women's health, and she is most fulfilled by her ability to make women look and feel their best. Nicole resides in Williston with her husband and two amazing boys. They enjoy traveling together and spending time with family and friends.

Valentina Morse


Valentina studied electrolysis at The Electrology Institute of of New England (600 hours) and was certified in 2013. Valentina has also been practicing massage therapy for 15 years, and was a liscensed nursing assistant for 10 years. In 2007 she recieved a Bachelors of Science from Johnson State College in Alternative Medicine and graduated as a Chesamore Honor Society Member. In 2003 Valentina also received two associate degrees from CCV, a Liberal Arts Major and an 800 hour Massage Therapy Focus.

Joanmarie Reyes

Cosmetic Laser Tech

Joan started working in skincare in 2009 and continued her career in luxury goods as a stylist for many years. With her hands on approach; love of working with people, and body confidence she knew being a laser technician was the right career for her. Joan loves to travel and to spend time with her family and is always on the go with her husband Alex, daughter Ciara, and golden retriever Coamo.

Cara Devost

Microblading Technician

Cara has been in the beauty industry across the eastern United States for over eight years. Her beauty career began after her certification in Makeup Artistry from Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics in Boston, MA. Cara has been pursuing education in makeup, film, fitness and aesthetics while working with designers for the NYC runway. Cara has been collaborating with designers for editorial and fashion projects for over a decade. As makeup trends evolve, she became certified for Microblading in Miami and Eyelash Extensions in New York City. Cara is always involved in the beauty and fashion industries. In her free time, you can find her working with various photographers traveling for photoshoots working both sides of the camera.

Lindsay Keppler

Medical Esthetician

Lindsay is a Licensed Medical Esthetician in the state of Vermont and has been working in the esthetics field since 2014. She studied at the Obrien’s Aveda Institute and since licensure she has worked on continuing education at the Catherine Hinds Institute of Esthetics in Woburn, MA to build her knowledge and has gained certifications in many different esthetic procedures. Lindsay is also a certified Lash Extension Artist who was trained by Xtreme Lash, the global leader in eyelash extensions, and regularly attends different trainings and conferences to stay up to date on new skills and trends. She offers a wide array of services and loves sharing her expertise with her clients. She prides herself in her meticulous, results-driven work and has a passion for making clients look and feel their best.

Shelby Gillespie

Spa Manager

Our wonderful Shelby has traveled all over the world on leadership teams opening boutiques, as well as working with other boutiques locally! Shelby loves her family and has made her home near her parents in Underhill with her husband Kevin and daughters Delaney & Marlowe.

Emma Burrington

Executive Assistant

Emma’s background is in luxury goods and aesthetics. Over the years, she has worked for a number of high-end boutiques in the Burlington and Stowe areas, as well as attended 500+ hours of aesthetics training. Emma has brought her passion for beauty, networking, and media to Bare, and is often the organizational and creative force behind our events and social media. When she’s not at Bare, you will most likely find her indulging her love of food through home cooking, or at Leunig’s enjoying escargot with a martini or glass of rosé.

Emily Dixon

Spa Receptionist

Emily has been a long-time client of Bare and has joined our team to help ensure your experience is flawless. She graduated from O'Briens School of Cosmetology in 2005 and has successfully been doing hairdressing ever since. Her work has been adored by several and even featured in beauty launch pad magazine. Her professionalism and reliability allow her to build trusting relationships with her customers. She is excited to encourage clients to try new services and to utilize everything the spa offers!