Guide to Betta Brows

Just thought you could use a reminder of a few minor tips & ideas to improving your brow game from a friendly professional perspective. See a professional you can trust, no brows done at nail salon brows! This may be a pass if you are a teen girl but after that no. Okay gals! Ok. Leave…

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That Spa Biz Life

When your passion, business and life collide you have chances to make great connections and create meaningful experiences. Like this most recent trip to Envious Skin Day Spa on Park Blvd. in San Diego. The owner, Kim was gracious enough to host our Esthetics class, talking business, products and waxing. It was a fun and…

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Meditate On It!

Although we are all about healthy skin and caring for it, not many may think of an Esthetician as being a curator of well-being and self-care. Well I’m here to tell you we are very mindful of creating a holistic life and the rituals we can cultivate to be your best self in life and…

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Modern Beauty

  How would you describe your ideal client? Molly from Insecure… she is a black woman, lawyer and single AF so she has to represent, be flawless on the outside and know her stuff work-wise. Therefore she does not hesitate to keep herself looking good and foster self-care to keep her inner and outer self feeling…

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Bougie Yet Still Down AF

  So, you want and need to look and feel good from the inside out. You have an image to protect and confidence to exude. Right. Teetering the line of bougie yet still the down AF homegirl?! Your skincare regime has improved but you know you’re not where you could be and you’re not sure…

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Wellness While Black

“Rather than waiting for the wellness world to invite us in, people of color are creating wellness practices and wellness spaces for ourselves.” Incredible info from an article in ID Magazine. This article further drives the fact for me that I am on a right path and idea. I want to guide and empower women…

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True Rest

My thoughts and feels about floating at the True Rest Float Spa, the San Diego California location. It was cool. Freeing. Relaxing. Anywhere I can go and get naked I’m kinda intrigued. Ha! Although you can wear a bathing suit or swim trunks if you so desire.  So you chill in a private pod filled…

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Get a Facial, etc.

My elevator pitch. Like to hear it? Here it goes… I’m Lysandra Joy Leary, owner and Esthetician at House of Vine, my home-based Skin and Beauty Bungalow where I always say, “Beauty is Boss!” My studio is a separate unique space for a personalized beauty affair, starring YOU! I offer classic lash extensions, brow waxing…

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Pretty Lips For Brown Skin

The right shade of lipstick can transform your day (or night) mood and look. So put on some lipstick and handle it and whatever else comes! I randomly decided to inform you about a few brands that carry clean beauty lipsticks catering to women of color. We can never have enough colorful shades to work…

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Pumpkins and Peels

If you are a skincare and beauty lover or even if you aren’t and you are aware of the value of a good skincare and beauty regimen, then you’re probably aware that it’s peel season. If you are on Instagram you see most of us skin care professionals continue to shout out about getting your…

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