LBS Beauty: Maintaining Extensions with Dove Quench Absolute

A few weeks ago, the Dove Hair team invited the LoveBrownSugar team out to a Salon Day at the Vu Hair Salon in NYC, hosted by their celebrity stylist Cynthia Alvarez. The purpose of this special salon day was for the LBS team to try out their newest collection for textured curls called the Dove Quench Absolute...more

Quick Beauty Fix: Colgate Optic White Express

The best compliment to that bold red lipstick you wear on your most special of occasions is a bright and white smile. As someone who has struggled with imperfections like not-so-pearly whites, I know and understand how something as simple as seeing your teeth glisten in a #selfie can boost your confidence. Anyway, the folks at Colgate sent me a sample of their new Optic White Express toothpaste to try out ....more

LBS Beauty: Get Flawless Curls Using Perm Rods

Styling your hair in a perm rod set is a great way to add extra curls and definition to your natural texture. This style works great on both natural hair and relaxed hair. This is also a great way to transition if you are just starting your natural hair journey ....more

LBS Beauty: 4 Spring Lip Colors To Try

Clear skies and warm weather is approaching! Spring is the perfect time to switch out those vampy lip colors for something ...more

LBS Beauty: 4 Ways To Spice Up Your TWA

Having a TWA can be a gift and a curse at times. I recently big chopped from shoulder length hair to a tapered TWA. Although I’ve been enjoying the change, I find that styling my hair comes with a completely new set of challenges now ....more

Get Like Me: Singer Tiffany Evans

Appearing on the scene at the tender age of nine singer Tiffany Evans is now a young music industry veteran who traded in her “Promise Ring” for the titles of C.E.O, wife and mother. Currently running an accessories line and preparing for the release of her new E.P., she carved out some time for us to discuss business, family, and why it’s never too late to learn. Name: Tiffany Evans Location: Atlanta, Georgia Personal Style in 3 words:...more

BBS Review: Keisha Cane Doll + GIVEAWAY

Growing up in the 80’s, there were very few options for girls who looked like me to see ourselves reflected on the shelves at our favorite toy stores. There was the occasional black Barbie doll and a Cabbage Patch doll here and there, but doll options have always been limited for young black girls. Even more than doll options, children’s books and stories featuring main characters who are multicultural have also been limited ....more

LBS Beauty: 5 Tips For Dewy Spring Makeup

It’s officially spring and dewy skin is in! There’s something about warm weather that makes us crave flawless glowing skin. If you’re skin is still suffering from the harsh winter weather side effects these five tips will help you brighten up your everyday makeup routine for flawless glowing skin ....more

LBS Chic: Jump Into Spring

Another look from my Spring 2015 lookbook, this week I’m obsessing over this Fashion To Figure Safari Print Jumpsuit ($35.00). One thing that makes me excited for the change in season are the pieces I can now break out of the closet. I love wearing fun printed jumpsuits for spring ....more

On the Market: Charlotte Russe Plus Sizes

There was a time when I was in high school that it was all about Charlotte Russe. I would ride the number 70 bus with my friend Hannah no less than once a week to get a shirt that proclaimed “your boyfriend wants me” or that shopping was, and frankly still is, my therapy. But I always knew there were things my beloved Charlotte Russe just could not provide, like well fitting jeans and dresses that didn’t require me to remove a rib ....more