The Buckwheat Retreat

Spa & boutique

Jennifer Shepherd  owner and licensed Esthetician, Jennifer has been licensed and working in the spa industry for 10 years. She is a 2006 graduate of Preston High and also a 2006 graduate of Morgantown Beauty College. She has worked for upscale salon and spas as well as professional makeup companies such as Estee Lauder, Lancome, and Benefit cosmetics where she attended Brow University and worked as an Esthetician at the Raleigh, NC Crabtree Valley Brow Bar. Jennifer took some time off while her husband served active duty in The United States Marine Corps and she had 3 beautiful boys! She is a Preston County native and has had the dream of opening The Buckwheat Retreat for many years. She is glad to be back home and able to bring this wonderful place to her fellow Prestonians! 


Maya Beaird licensed cosmetologist, Maya graduated from Morgantown High and ASIC Institute. Maya's sweet personality is one of the many qualities that keeps her clients coming back. She has a passion for nails, esthetics, and makeup, and she loves using her artistic creativity to help her clients feel good about themselves. Maya wants her clients to feel relaxed and rejuvenated, as well. She treats people not just as clients , but as friends. In her personal time, Maya enjoys creating art, traveling, reconnecting with nature, and spending time with her family.


Jessica Morris licensed cosmetologist,  2014 ASIC graduate. Jessica's unique personality allows her to make friends from all walks of life. She is easy going and has an eclectic sense of style as well as a profound interest in art which is reflected by her outward appearance. In her personal time, Jessica can mostly be found creating works of art in multiple mediums.



Angie Stonebraker licensed massage therapist, Angie is a Preston County girl born and raised. She has always had a love for massage and it was obvious for her to make it a career after high school in 2002. Angie Graduated from the Clarksburg Beauty Academy School of Massage Therapy in 2003. She has been trained and had CE education in swedish, deep tissue, reflexology, hot stone and prenatal massage. She is very excited to be able to help fill the needs of Preston County through massage and proud to be with the amazing folks at The Buckwheat Retreat.