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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Bougie Yet Still Down AF

  So, you want and need to look and feel good from the inside out. You have an image to protect and confidence to exude. Right. Teetering the line of bougie yet still the down AF homegirl?! Your skincare regime has improved but you know you’re not where you could be and you’re not sure…

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Wellness While Black

“Rather than waiting for the wellness world to invite us in, people of color are creating wellness practices and wellness spaces for ourselves.” Incredible info from an article in ID Magazine. This article further drives the fact for me that I am on a right path and idea. I want to guide and empower women…

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True Rest

My thoughts and feels about floating at the True Rest Float Spa, the San Diego California location. It was cool. Freeing. Relaxing. Anywhere I can go and get naked I’m kinda intrigued. Ha! Although you can wear a bathing suit or swim trunks if you so desire.  So you chill in a private pod filled…

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Notes From Atlantaaa! My Holiday Trip

Check. It. Out Day 1 ⁃ Delta flight straight to ATL, I drugged myself and slept well. ⁃ Checked out the campuses at Morehouse, Spelman and Clark Atlanta. ⁃ Went to an STL historic restaurant, Paschal’s to eat soul food, Catfish etouffee, greens, yams. – Drove down Peachtree, a strip of stores & restaurants that…

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Speaking Of A Product I Love

…on my skin right now is from Little Barn Apothecary.  Because I have oily skin I love toner. Because I have oily skin I love a good exfoliation.  I found a two in one combined product on a trip to the brick and mortar skincare boutique, Little Barn Apothecary in Atlanta, Georgia earlier this week.…

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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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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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Fall Skin

Took an afternoon stroll to the mall just to, get some sun, activity and see what’s out there as far as fashion, style and beauty products. Well, I stumbled upon a few gems that I felt the need to record and mention to you today. Read on… If you love Urban Outfitters then you know they have…

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