Take Care Of Your Skin This Month

It’s June, and it’s almost officially Summer so the skin we are in needs TLC through these hot and muggy summer months. What does that look like for you, me, us??? Pretty easy with a few simple steps and products so follow along… Do wear your SPF. Don’t have any, get some for your face and…

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Bridal Brows

It’s wedding season and eyebrows are still everything, so here are a few easy tips to future brides for getting your brows right before your wedding day. Read on… No DIY. See an expert every 2-6 weeks depending on growth of your brows. Once a month, or every 4 weeks is pretty average. Let them…

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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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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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Don’t Miss Out! August’s Feature Facial

  Just me discussing some of the benefits, results and ingredients of the this month’s feature facial at Hyde-Edwards Salon and Spa in downtown San Diego. The main ingredient being pineapple from the Eminence Pineapple Enzyme Pro Peel 10%, which is often found in exfoliating skincare products. It is an enzyme which breaks down the…

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