Christina Brown

Style blogger, social media specialist and all-around digital media maven Christina S. Brown is a New York native and the founder of fast-growing lifestyle destination and new mommy blog Recognized everywhere from the NY Times to Essence Magazine as a top lifestyle blog, LoveBrownSugar focuses on fashion and beauty for multicultural women with an emphasis on self-empowerment, and BabyBrownSugar focuses on the journey of new motherhood and maintaining your chic all the way through. 

My Dream Travel Itinerary: Thailand

So a few weeks ago I shared with you all that I’ve been tapped by Capital One to share some of my travel experiences as well as my dream destinations with you all in a series about the new Capital One Venture Rewards Card. I’m especially excited about this series because I’ve always recapped my past travel experiences for you guys but I’ve never shared what destinations are on my bucket list. In the first post, I revealed that Thailand is my ultimate dream destination, for a number of reasons ....more

Kickin’ It: EDEN BodyWorks Celebrate My Beauty Event

This past weekend I announced that one of our main #NOLACrawl stops during Essence Fest would be the Eden Bodyworks “Celebrate My Beauty” event. In addition to running a really cool giveaway featuring the Coconut Shea Collection HERE, the girls and I made a special appearance at their New Orleans event at the W Hotel which was chock full of exciting beauty stations and activities. As the event was about celebrating our beauty, each corner of the room had activities that focus on beauty from the inside out ....more

My Experience With Ford at the 2014 Essence Festival

So this past weekend, I filled you guys in on all the exciting things Ford had in store at the 2014 Essence Festival. As the title sponsor of our #NOLACrawl and our Style Suite event, we spent the good part of our Essence Fest weekend experiencing all the brand had to offer whether it was at the Convention Center, the Mainstage or elsewhere. I had an incredible time as a guest of Ford this weekend ....more

The 2014 #NOLACrawl Style Suite Presented by Ford

This past weekend in New Orleans, Essence Fest had it’s fair share of exciting highlights. The biggest highlight of them all, of course, was the #NOLACrawl Style Suite I co-hosted with fellow bloggers Jessica of Glamazons Blog, Lexi of LexiWithTheCurls and Sekou Writes of Presented by Ford and sponsored by Beautiful Textures, the Style Suite was an exciting daytime suite complete with complimentary cocktails, light bites, mini manicures courtesy OPI, product giveaways by Beautiful Textures and Indique Hair, an interactive photobooth, a live DJ set and more! ...more

GIVEAWAY: EDEN Bodyworks Coconut Shea Collection

After a long and exhausting trip from NYC to New Orleans, I’m finally here and I’m so excited about heading to the EDEN Bodyworks #CelebrateMyBeauty event today! I mentioned it in my post yesterday and today is the day it takes place. If you’re in New Orleans this weekend for Essence Fest you should DEFINITELY plan to stop by between 3pm and 5pm ....more

Essence Music Festival Ford Test Drive + #NOLACrawl Ticket Giveaway

Happy Independence Day folks! Here in New Orleans, the day is just getting started and the girls and I are gearing up for our first day of activities for #NOLACrawl. The first stop today is the Convention Center for a fun test drive of Ford models at their booth ....more

Join Us in New Orleans For #NOLACrawl 2014!

I am SO excited to announce that the girls and I are back at it again for yet another #NOLACrawl. This is our second time taking New Orleans by storm for the Essence Music Festival and I can’t wait to cut up! If you’re planning on being in New Orleans this weekend, join myself, Jessica Andrews of Glamazons Blog and Lexi Felder of LexiWithTheCurls for a fun weekend of event-hopping, concerts, scavenger hunts and more! ...more

Summer Festival Beauty: Skincare Tips With Noxzema

So you guys know I’m the queen of the summer festival. Last summer I was everywhere from Coachella to Governor’s Ball to Made in America and Essence Fest. I LOVE a good summer music festival ....more

Kickin’ It: Caribbean Crawl (Bahamas Edition) Recap

Last weekend I had the opportunity to embark on yet another Caribbean Crawl adventure with my good buddies Jessica of Glamazons Blog and Lexi of LexiWithTheCurls. Last time we went to Barbados for our very first Caribbean Crawl. We had SUCH a blast that we decided to do another one for the summertime ....more

FAB Friday: Swimsuits For Your Body Type

It took me a while to get comfortable with posting pictures of myself in a bathing suit. Whether it was on my personal social media pages or right here on the blog, I’ve always been so self-conscious about baring it all in either a one-piece (with my thick thighs on display) or a two-piece (that literally shows every curve. But what I’ve found is that there are certain silhouettes that are super flattering for my body ....more