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LBS Beauty: 4 Ways To Spice Up Your TWA

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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. When my hair was longer I had the option of rocking “protective styles” like two flat twists or a low bun on bad hair days. With shorter hair there is no such thing as a bun. The good thing about a dilemma is that it forces you to get creative at times. If you have a TWA or a tapered cut keep reading for 4 easy ways to spice up your hair!

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LBS Beauty: 5 Tips For Dewy Spring Makeup

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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.

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LBS Chic: Jump Into Spring

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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.

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Wanna know a secret? I love a good dress but jumpsuits are like my secret lovers. I don’t wear them all the time but when I do, it’s magic!

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LBS Chic: Festival Style Rundown

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I still remember back in 2013 when I attended the Coachella Music Festival for the first time. I had SO much fun. I posted a full recap about it here. From the music to the live parties and the celeb run-ins, it was really an amazing time.

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Above all I enjoyed people-watching the most. Festival style is so unique for every individual. Half the fun is seeing how people dress up! more this way

[VIDEO]: LoveBrownSugar Spring 2015 Lookbook

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Happy Spring! I’m back with another lookbook. I had so much fun with my Valentine’s Day Lookbook I decided to do a spring 2015 lookbook featuring some of my favorite looks from brands like Fashion To Figure, Shoedazzle, Boohoo and more!

Check out the behind the scenes video here:

All three looks will be posted on LoveBrownSugar.com this week so come back here daily to check them out!

CLICK HERE for Look 1: Damsel in Distressed Denim

Video by Jerome Shaw | Photos by Lydia Hudgens

Ask The Expert: Gina Edwards x Spring Nail Trends

Spring is finally here! That means it’s time to stash away those deep plum and burgundy polishes for bright shades of pink, color and magenta. Here at LBS, we are beyond excited to talk everything Spring! Our LBS contributor had the opportunity to chat with the talented manicurist Gina Edwards about spring nail trends for 2015! Keep reading to learn more.

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Related:Get Like Me: Manicurist Gina Edwards

1. What are some of your favorite nail colors for spring 2015? For spring I’m loving the warmer pastels, very moody, soothing with less white pigments and not as bright. Grey blues, soft vintage pinks and subdued greens.

2.What nail shapes are going to be popular this spring?
Almond nails are still a fashion fave and currently I’m sporting a pointier almond nail.

3. How can our readers translate extravagant nail trends like 3D elements into our style for everyday wear?
If you see 3D nails  you can always tone it down using  light glitter and replacing stones by making dots. The most important thing to keep in mind is tailoring the nail look to fit into everyday real life.

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Spring 2015 Swimsuit Trends To Try

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Swimsuit season is quickly approaching. Whether you’re currently planning spring travel or booking tickets for your summer excursions, you’re undoubtedly going to be on the market for a new swimsuit for the upcoming season. You may have your staple all-black-everything one piece or your white bikini, but every now and then it’s fun to explore trends. After scouring online destinations like ASOS, Sunbain, Net-A-Porter, Revolve and Target, here are a few Spring 2015 swimsuit trends to try this season and where you can get them:

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LBS Trend Report: Odile Gilbert X Kérastase Paris Spring 2015 Recap

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This past Thursday evening I had the pleasure of attending the “Odile Gilbert Kérastase Spring 2015 Trend Recap Event in NYC”. The extremely talented Odile Gilbert gave us a detailed step by step demo of three of her favorite hairstyles from NYC fashion week. Keep reading to learn how to recreate this style and two others.

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Runway Review: Best of Spring 2015

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With all the domestic and international fashion weeks over, it’s time to sit and make sense of it all. Designers spared no expense to pull off their over the top creations for Spring 2015.  Although there were thousands of looks presented, there were a few standout pieces that deserve special recognition. In the name of all things stylish, let’s send fashion week off with a bang and celebrate the best in show for Spring 2015.

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Oh Karl, how we love you! Chanel Spring 2015 was absolutely amazing. The presentation alone, will go down in fashion HERstory as one for the books, per usual. This tweed trench with brightly colored lining and matching knee boots stole the show! So classicly Chanel, but with a modern twist.

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Blumarine nailed it with this transparent mesh and floral appliche gown. I can so picture celebs like Nikki or Katy taking a number and standing in line to wear this dress come award season. It’s serving me simultaneous sex appeal and softness, and I love it.

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I was floored when I saw this linear and geometric masterpiece by Balmain. For me this is what the European runway is all about. Drama! Balmain, known for in your face bold creations killed this season! This look however was all I needed to see.

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This gorgeous J. Mendel gown moved like water. Pictures don’t do it no justice. From the color-blocking to the sky scrapping split, this dress is definitely  for a grown (bleep) woman. It’s attention grabbing and powerful just like the woman it was made for. It was without a doubt one of my favs of the season.

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Who doesn’t look forward to Alexander McQueen every season, I know I do. His show stopping designs literally take a few years for everyone to catch up to. McQueen collections give me the chills, I can always tell how much work went into each intricate detail, and this season was now different. This jumpsuit and bandeau may as well have just slapped me in the face. I was struck. Case closed.

What are your thoughts of my Spring 2015 Best in Show roundup? Were there any looks or designers that I missed? Tell me your thoughts!  

Photo Credits: Vogue.com, Glamour.com