20 Hot Lauren Conrad Photos

Lauren Conrad In Malibu
'The Hills' star splashed in the ocean with friends.
Reality television alumnus, author and fashion and beauty guru Lauren Conrad turned 26 yesterday (February 1). Conrad, who came to fame on the reality TV show Laguna Beach and later starred in The Hills, had a busy year.

She’s been sticking to lucrative business ventures. She launched her fashion line, named Paper Crown, in fall 2011. She also started a Web site with two partners, TheBeautyDepartment.com, which gives hair, nail and makeup tips and tutorials.

She is also extending her publishing arm with a new novel and a beauty book. Her novel, The Fame Game, is a spin-off of her L.A. Candy series. It comes out on April 3.

To celebrate her success, we bring you 20 of Lauren’s hottest photos. Launch the gallery to check them out!