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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Apricot Body Oil: My Fave Eminence Organics Product

  Last week on Youtube… : )

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Sorella Apothecary

  Last month I went to the International Esthetics, Cosmetics and Spa Conference as well as the International Beauty Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. My first time there was last year and it is just simply amazing, addicting and intoxicating that with all of the products, tools, skincare lines, etc. that are featured there, I…

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Hyde Edwards Salon And Spa – July Peel Special

I featured a video on just last week or so about this month’s facial special at Hyde-Edwards Salon And Spa where I am currently providing services as an Esthetician/Makeup Artist in addition to growing my business with House of Vine. Why? All exposure is just that exposure. As a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, any exposure…

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Coming To A Salon Near You…. 

Coming to a salon near you… I’m happy to say, that would be me! Click below… Check.It.Out! If you’re living in or visiting San Diego, I’ll be taking appointments at Hyde Edwards Salon and Spa for facials, professional makeup and waxing services beginning June 28,2017.  This is a full service urban luxury salon in the heart of…

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Who’s The Boss?

         #BeautyIsBoss My new life and business mantra. Now what does that mean (to me) exactly? Well… I stand strong in that if you look good on the outside it reflects feeling good on the inside. Can one really argue with that? Why do you think so many talk shows and such…

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