#LBS6Year Anniversary: Why I Love LoveBrownSugar

Hi everyone! I’m Kayla Lawrence, summer intern here at LoveBrownSugar.com. What an amazing year to be a part of the LoveBrownSugar team ....more

4 Perfect Outfits for Summer Brunch

Whether it’s the beginning of your weekend, or the morning after a long night out, there’s never a bad time for brunch in the summer! Laughs and girl talk over french toast and mimosas is one of our favorite things at LoveBrownSugar, which is why we’re celebrating our 6 year anniversary with an Empowerment Brunch this Saturday! If you haven’t bought your ticket yet, head over to this link...more

#LBSHealthy Living: I Lost 6 Pounds in One Week on Nutrisystem

Hey guys! So you can officially consider this my Week 1 update on the Nutrisystem. As I explained in this blog post, I’m on a journey to drop 30 lbs this summer so I can get closer to being eligible to donate a kidney to my Dad ....more

LBS Beauty Review: Bonnie Box

I received a Bonnie Box from the love, Aunt Bonnie team for review after attending the Cosmoprof launch event in NYC. For those of you who are into well-curated beauty boxes, this one might be of interest for you. There are nice sized...more

You’re Invited: BrownGirlsLove Empowerment Brunch #BrownGirlsLoveBrunch

For the first time ever, I’m not hosting a big and extravagant anniversary party. If you’re an old school LBS fan, you know that ever since my 2nd blog anniversary I have been throwing epic parties to celebrate the blog’s growth and progression and to give you guys an opportunity to experience my favorite things. Though I’m beyond excited that this month LoveBrownSugar makes 6 years in the blogging business, I’m even more excited about how much the brand has grown and expanded ....more

4 Stylish Plus-Size Outfits for Afropunk

Afropunk is coming back to Brooklyn this August. The annual festival is the epitome of Brooklyn cool combining eclectic musical selections with fabulous food and laid-back style. With acts like Lenny Kravitz, Lauryn Hill, Grace Jones and Kelis gracing the stage this year promises to be as great an experience as previous years ....more

10 Under $100 : Beach Hats

As women of color begin to wake up about the reality of “black don’t crack” they’re looking for stylish ways to shield themselves from the sun. We’ve rounded up some of the best beach hats on the market this season to help you stay safe and chic this summer. Baseball Caps...more

LBS Beauty: 5 Tips For Perfecting A Natural Makeup Look

Perfecting a natural makeup look is tricky, but it’s not impossible. The key is to keep it simple and enhance your natural features. Key components include a smooth even complexion, sculpted cheeks and subtle pops of color ....more

LBS Chic: Purple Reign Asikere Afana Zhara Dress

There’s something so beautiful and regal about the color purple. Not only is it the actual color of royalty but when I wear it, I feel so empowered and special. That’s why when my fellow Penn alumnus Ashley McFarlane, who started this...more

#LBSHealthyLiving: Why I’m Ditching Diets For Good

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been on the plus side of sizing whether it was in height or weight. As an elementary school kid, I started sprouting curves way before my peers. I was always the tallest girl in the class (yes I had to close the door behind the class and turn off the lights) ....more