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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Meditate On It!

Although we are all about healthy skin and caring for it, not many may think of an Esthetician as being a curator of well-being and self-care. Well I’m here to tell you we are very mindful of creating a holistic life and the rituals we can cultivate to be your best self in life 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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Get a Facial, etc.

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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Notes From Kauai

I went to Kauai with my family this Summer, back in August and have a few pics that I never shared as well as my notes about what we did and where we went. So I might as well make a recorded memory on the blog for flash back Friday! A lot of time, money…

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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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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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