My Interview with SD Voyager

In case you missed it! Last month I was featured in the SD Voyager speaking about my life transition, the passion and fight for doing what you love and my beauty biz. The interview speaks for itself, so not a lot to write about. Check it out HERE!   XO, Lysandra Joy

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My Body: Positivity Put to the Test!

You need a little bit of insanity to do great things. – Henry Rollins I was a swimsuit model! Yes this actually happened?! I was called to put my own body positivity to the test when Dean Hall, San Diego based fashion stylist reached out to me to be in AND wear a swimsuit for…

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Wander + Lost = Found

”It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti   I took a picture of this picture while at an Airbnb I was staying at while in LA for the Create & Cultivate Conference in February.  I wasn’t sure what I’d use it for or if…

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Inspiration Recap: Create and Cultivate LA

Hey beautiful you! So this is a recap of my awesome day at Create & Cultivate LA held at City Market Social House, an event venue in downtown Los Angeles…. If you don’t already know, Create &Cultivate is a top destination for women who want to create & cultivate the career of their dreams. I…

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Does Fate Favor The Fearless?

Does fate favor the fearless? I can only hope so. My first post of 2018! Time to stop coming up with and overthinking topics and be the topic! I came up with this last night after not really being able to sleep. It came from my soul, I planned to make it an Instagram post,…

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Complimentary Services!! Benefit Cosmetics Boutique in La Jolla

This is still going… complimentary services with me at Benefit Cosmetics, just in case you want to get you in before it’s gone.  We know how time flies!     Happy Wednesday and stay beautiful! XO, Lysandra Joy

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Having Fun With Green Beauty!

Ever have that moment when you feel like you could run the world and how did you ever doubt yourself? How did you doubt going with your gut feeling instead of carrying the fear of change despite the lack of a net to catch you??? Well this is one of those moments for me…still no…

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Slow Burn By Laser

As you know (or if not, now you do) I work as an Esthetician at Hyde-Edwards Salon and Spa in San Diego. Such a cool environment that includes Alcheme, a holistic skincare and wellness space of acupuncture, lasers, micro-blading, Botox, vitamin shots and probably something more that I am missing but you get the idea……

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Step Into My Studio

If you are not familiar with my home-based skincare and beauty studio House of Vine, it is lovingly named after my grandmother, Elvina (nicknamed Vine) a lover of beautiful things, a woman of extreme work ethic, dedication to her family, passion for her career and incredible bravery in being a single black woman that left…

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The Spa At Planet Hollywood

Her name was Natalia and she gave me the best massage I have had in a long while. Where did I get this massage you ask?  I spent the day at the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara while in Las Vegas for the Cosmoprof Conference last month. A little business and a little pleasure for…

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