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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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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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Well Paved Path to Clean-er Beauty

I’m obsessed with helping boss chics execute their beauty and self-care goals. So with that in mind, have you seen my latest offering? If not, why not?! Ha! I’m offering a package in clean-er beauty, meaning we clean up your skincare and beauty routine with my help. No more being lost in the aisles of…

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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?? If you don’t have any please purchase some for…

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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 the growth of your brows. Once a month, or every 4 weeks is pretty average timeframe.…

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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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Wander + Lost = Found

”It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti   I took a picture of this picture while at an Airbnb I was staying at while in LA for the Create & Cultivate Conference in February.  I wasn’t sure what I’d use it for or if…

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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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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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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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