Ma Nouvelle Mode

Natalia is a mom to two crazy boys and wife to one handsome dude. She lives in France part of the year where her husband plays professional basketball, but she hails from Southern California. The hubs was born & raised in Nassau, Bahamas, which makes them an intercultural, interracial family traveling the globe together since 2007. She loves to cook (but mostly eat), hang with her fam, be adventurous, & find ways to stay girlie in a house full of men. On her site you can find loads of hair tutorials, makeup ideas, & fashion tips for the everyday woman. She believes that beauty and fashion don't have to be intimidating and that every woman should learn to embrace her own beauty.

Simple No Heat Kate Middleton Hair Style

A little while ago I...more

Top 10 places to see in France

When you think of France, you think of Paris. Rightly so, it’s the capital of the country, famous for quite a few things, and a lovely place to visit. But guess what — there is more to France than just Paris!! ...more

Simple Tips to Make the Most out of your Wardrobe

You know, it can be hard to write a fashion/beauty blog. It sometimes feels like I need to buy ALLTHETHINGS! Thankfully, (and by choice, of course) I’m a practical fashion/beauty blog for women who don’t have all the money, all the time, and all of the energy it takes to […] Author information Natalia Owner & Author Natalia is a mom to two crazy boys and wife to one handsome dude ....more

Our Love Story Continued…

The Ma Nouvelle Mode love story is back. After taking a little break over the holidays I continued our love story last week. There are now ten (TEN!!) installments of our little story! ...more

21 Ways to Upgrade your Mom Ponytail

It’s about time we talk about how to freshen up our ponytails. Ladies, I completely understand, ponytails are absolutely inevitable. As much as we try to fight our mom funk with cute hairstyles and quick but effective makeup routines, sometimes, it just happens ....more

Easier-than-it-looks messy updo tutorial

You guys, I have a confession. I’m really not that great of a hair stylist. Yep, I said it ....more

Simple ways to tie a scarf

The other day on Instagram someone comment on the way I had my scarf tied and asked for a tutorial. Now, I know that there are a million ways to tie a scarf. In fact, Wendy from Wendy’s Lookbook has the most amazing video tutorial on it ....more

Lemon Sugar Face Scrub

The only day I shared about how I tried to use the no poo method and it didn’t work for me. See, I enjoy trying to find more natural ways to do things. However, as I stated in that post, I will never be fully natural ....more

Why I Stopped the No Poo Method

Recently I have tried the no poo method of hair washing. And, well, I have an opinion about it. However, the reason I am writing this isn’t to knock anyone who is doing it or to say a certain way is the only way ....more