From Cali to Georgia: Why ATL???

Sometimes you gotta go where no one knows your name. Once they know I’ve recently moved to Atlanta, pretty much everyone here asks me why did I move from such a beautiful place like San Diego, California to live in Atlanta, Georgia (ATL)… Amongst a few other valuable reasons, my career and business growth is…

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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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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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Make Ish Happen

This weekend I craved talking to friends, seeing friends and walking on the beach after church. But first, business stuff because building my dynasty is not limited to a certain day and time, it’s an ongoing thing. It is hard yet beautiful because I’m creating something out of nothing. So any who, I want to…

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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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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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With Love, From House of Vine: The Skin Care Studio

In case you didn’t know, my skincare studio, also named House of Vine, is open for business!! I am officially taking appointments at House of Vine, which is nestled discreetly in my bungalow house in the urban and creative neighborhood of Golden Hill, in the heart of San Diego, California. It’s been a journey with…

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New Year, Same Dreams

“Believe in yourself and be prepared to work hard.” Stella McCartney Well hello there and Happy New Year!!! It’s here! How are you feeling and what are you doing about it? Well as for me, I’m just working on my goals and positively feeling my way into the new year without the occasional ‘feeling-sorry-for-self’ sabotage…

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How To Keep It Hot

I am most recently networking like a champ (if I do say so myself) and encountering fellow women in situations that bring me hope, solidify faith and the inner peace to keep going. Be open. I went to three events last week and two the week before. Networking and meeting as many people as I…

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