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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Throw Back! My Interview With The Pulse SD

Back in April of this year I had an exciting time being interviewed by Cindy Matalucci, host of The Pulse SD and her crew at The Pulse studio filming live for her website show. It was awesome, nerve wrecking and incredible all in one. I’m so glad I did it and was honored to have…

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Don’t Miss Out! August’s Feature Facial

  Just me discussing some of the benefits, results and ingredients of the this month’s feature facial at Hyde-Edwards Salon and Spa in downtown San Diego. The main ingredient being pineapple from the Eminence Pineapple Enzyme Pro Peel 10%, which is often found in exfoliating skincare products. It is an enzyme which breaks down the…

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Hyde Edwards Salon And Spa – July Peel Special

I featured a video on just last week or so about this month’s facial special at Hyde-Edwards Salon And Spa where I am currently providing services as an Esthetician/Makeup Artist in addition to growing my business with House of Vine. Why? All exposure is just that exposure. As a creative and entrepreneurial spirit, any exposure…

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