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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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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At the Mothership

Posting this blog on Woman Crush Wednesday since I got to see my real life IG girl crush Melinda Alexander (aka @MumuMansion on IG) speaking all things toxic relationships, feminism, racism and just the hard knocks of life in general this past weekend at The Mothership Fest in DTLA. I posed the question of asking Melinda…

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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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Holiday Makeup To Glam Up, Of Course

Just a few ideas for your holiday parties, Christmas and a New Year’s Eve glam up. Just know that whether you are feeling down, blue or just blah, a well put together makeup look is the best armor and confidence boost. So get out there, rock your holidays and enjoy through to 2017. Celebrity makeup…

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Fall Is For Fashion

Hello gorgeousness! Although I am on the track of developing my beauty and skincare studio, I still and will always have a yearning to share my passion for fashion and wardrobe styling. With that, I’ve taken notice and not to mention did a little research on fashion trends for this Fall through the Winter months…

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Beauty, The Body, and Life, Oh My!

Turning pro is a mindset. If we are struggling with fear, self-sabotage, procrastination, self-doubt, etc., the problem is, we’re thinking like amateurs. Amateurs don’t show up. Amateurs crap out.  Amateurs let adversity defeat them. The pro thinks differently. He shows up, he does his work, he keeps on truckin’, no matter what. -Steven Pressfield My…

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Before Getting Eyelash Extensions…

To make it easy on yourself and your lash stylist here are a few things to know for the newbie, before getting eyelash extensions. Have healthy eyes and eyelashes. A lash stylist can possibly work around lashes that may have minor damage (for whatever the reason) but your eyes must be in good shape. No…

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First Day Of The Rest Of My Life

  My first video and I just had to do it and get it out there, no frills, no great background no me all dolled up. That would of took me another week just to gather the perfection of it all (insert side smirk). So I just winged it. Now it is out of the…

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What Forms of Protection Are you Using? If Any…

What forms of protection are you using? Keeping it PG, I’m speaking of SPF protection that is.  UV rays are the number one cause of premature aging and of course skin cancer. UVA = aging, UVB = burning and UVC = radiation. Broad spectrum sunscreens protect you from all UV rays. So with so many…

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