The Perfect Solution to Your Biz Problems

Now adding Virtual Assist and Content Creator to my repertoire for beauty and wellness soloprenuers, small businesses and product brands via my biz House of Vine, LLC. Let me help you work on your business allowing your creative talents soar IN the business instead of being caught up with admin stuff slowing you down. If…

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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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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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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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Unstoppable Beauty

I’m actually doing this! Yes, I’m having an event on my patio this coming Fall, that fosters community, wellness and beauty all in one. I have wanted to do this for awhile and well why not now. I would love for you to come, meet my friends, become familiar with House of Vine and sip…

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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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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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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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Slow Burn By Laser

As you know (or if not, now you do) I work as an Esthetician at Hyde-Edwards Salon and Spa in San Diego. Such a cool environment that includes Alcheme, a holistic skincare and wellness space of acupuncture, lasers, micro-blading, Botox, vitamin shots and probably something more that I am missing but you get the idea……

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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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