March 2014 archive

Healthy Living: How To Stay Fit While Traveling


Guest posted by fitness expert Teena Cathey

Staying in shape and keeping up with healthy eating while traveling seems so impossible. It’s hard, but most definitely not impossible. You have worked hard all winter to stay in shape. You’ve dropped weight and even a few inches off your hips. No need to backtrack right? Good. So before you book your hotel and decide where you are going to stay for your next trip, check out these four tips:

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3 Ways to Rock It: Monochrome Prints

3-ways-rock-it-monochrome-prints-collageMonochromatic prints are a huge trend invading fashion blogs, celebrity wardrobes and other fashion spheres, and still popular among everyday women. Purchasing matching top-and-bottom separates in an array of prints and colors makes dressing for work, business lunches and other outings simpler, and it also adds instant flavor to otherwise boring wardrobes.

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LBS Beauty: The Importance of Sleep & 5 Tips For Getting It

sleep-tipsHere at LoveBrownSugar, we talk alot about how to look good and feel good about yourself. From the clothes you wear to how you style your hair and the lipstick you put on before you walk out the door (MAC Ruby Woo anyone?). One thing people often neglect in the quest for perfecting their looks is how important getting the proper rest really is. During National Sleep Awareness Week (March 2nd – 9th), the National Sleep Foundation released a slew of new information about how many people are truly neglecting to get the proper rest.

Sleep is the one beauty ritual you can’t buy at a store and you can’t borrow from your best friend.

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Cover Girls: Solange Knowles for Harper’s Bazaar


Solange Knowles is in a harvesting season. After spending years paying her dues as a musician/DJ/burgeoning fashion icon/spokesmodel, Solange is cashing in on the seeds she’s sown. The dynamic diva is blazing Harper’s Bazaar in their “cool girl on the block” editorial. Solange showcases her signature style, including contrasting prints, bright colors and retro silhouettes, in clothing from Moshino, Ralph Lauren, Chanel and other elite designers. more this way

Kickin’ It: 2014 Caribbean Crawl Recap

caribbean-crawlSo you guys know from some of my previous recaps like the NYFW Crawl and the NOLA Crawl that I tend to travel ALOT with my main squeezes –  Jessica of Glamazons BlogDanielle of The Style & Beauty Doc, and Lexi of Lexi With The Curls. Whenever we get together we always have an amazing time and earlier this month was no exception. I spent 3 lovely days in the Caribbean touring the beautiful island of Barbados. In my 10 Things To Do in Barbados post I highlighted all the top to-dos. In this post I’ll recap how much fun I had with the girls.

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LBS Travel: 10 Things To Do In Barbados

what-to-do-in-barbadosSo this time last week, I was enjoying my final day in Barbados by partaking in an island tour provided by the Barbados Tourism Authority. While on the tour, we made so many stops and got tons of great information about the island’s history and culture as well as the best places to go while you’re there. On top of the sights I took in on this island tour, there were plenty more I discovered on my own while on the #CaribbeanCrawl with the girls. Check out my top 10 things to do in Barbados (in no particular order):

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