Let loose this spring with a messy, side plait like Nicole Richie. Photo: Eliot Press/bauergriffinonline.com

StyleList scoured the web for the top beauty news of the week. See what made our list and return next Friday for your beauty fix!

The braid is officially the 'do of the moment! And while the editors at StyleList are having a great time trying out variations of the plait, we have yet another spin on the style to mimic thanks to Nicole Richie. Don't you love the pint-sized actress-designer's tousled, side braid? We do! Why Not Try A Messy Side Braid? - BellaSugar

As you attempt to revive your skin from the harsh winter, you may want to consider an innovative Australian treatment for skin discoloration. Microskin is a liquid "simulated second skin" designed to conceal birthmarks, port wine stains and other conditions -- boasting a computerized scanning process to match your skin tone. New Hope for Skin Discoloration - Allure

And if you've been on the "perfect skin mission" for quite some time and in need of some fab new beauty advice, make sure to pack this list the next time you're searching for a makeup remover, moisturizer or scrub. 17 Perfect-Skin Products That Ya'll Heart Big Time - Glamour

No one is perfect. But as beauty fanatics we sometimes go to extreme lengths to get as close to perfection as we can. Now there's a new beauty-enhancing treatment gaining popularity: eyebrow transplants. Women are paying over $5,000 to achieve the ideal arch. Would You Ever Get An Eyebrow Transplant - The Frisky

While an eyebrow transplant may seem a bit extreme, custom eyelashes certainly aren't. For her big wedding day, Carrie Underwood will be donning specially designed lashes. The flirty set made by celebrity lash expert, Stephen Moleski, is comprised of three of Underwood's favorite lash looks. Exclusive: Carrie Underwood's Wedding Lashes - InStyle

With the 2010 Oscars just around the corner, we are super excited to see what hairstyles our favorite Hollywood actresses will be wearing. Laini Reeves, who's known for tending to the coifs of stars including Emily Blunt, Michelle Williams and Kate Bosworth, is feeding our fix with predictions on what hairdos we can expect to see on the red carpet. Red Carpet Trends 2010: Oscar Hair Predictions - Elle