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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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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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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The Spa At Planet Hollywood

Her name was Natalia and she gave me the best massage I have had in a long while. Where did I get this massage you ask?  I spent the day at the Planet Hollywood Spa by Mandara while in Las Vegas for the Cosmoprof Conference last month. A little business and a little pleasure for…

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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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