Hair Tutorial: Low Chignon with Poof

big low chignon

Hello again, 30 Days readers! It’s so lovely to be here again, and around the holidays! I am sure that everyone is getting in the holiday spirit and enjoying all the posts about Christmas ideas & recipes — oh my gosh, the wealth of information that’s out there! Well, it would be silly for me to try to pretend I’m good at any of those things – so I’m gonna [Read More…]

How to Makeup Tips: Bold Lips

bold lip color choices

Hello 30 Days Readers! It’s Natalia from Ma Nouvelle Mode and I am back with another beauty post for you today. Now seeing that the holidays are just around the corner (like next week around the corner!) I wanted to share a makeup tip that would be perfect for that family holiday dinner or company party: bold lips! Wait, don’t leave yet!! Bold lips can be for everyone! I know [Read More…]

Boho Chic Ponytail

boho ponytail 550

Heeeeeelllllo everyone!  I love being the beauty contributor here at Thirty Handmade Days, it is so fun to add a few tips and tutorials to help women feel fabulous in very easy, realistic ways. Someone must have noticed because recently I was put up for a campaign to be Proctor & Gamble’s beauty and style expert! It’s a contest that ends later today, so if you’d like to check out [Read More…]

Big Side Braid Two Ways

big braid

Hi 30 Days readers!   Remember me?  I know, I know, it’s been a while.  It looks like summer got the best of me with camping, vacations, and all around craziness that I just haven’t had time to post over here!   But I am back today with a easy, cute tutorial.  Here it is: Big side Braid with Side bun It’s very easy and perfect for this hot weather [Read More…]

Bronzed Beauty

concealer foundation

Hi Thirty Days readers! I’m back today with a fun summer makeup tutorial.  Last time I was here, I gave you a few ideas for no heat curls, which is so perfect for summer since no one really wants to blow dry their hair in 90 degree heat!  Today have a fun summer makeup tutorial.  Every one wants to look like they’ve spent hours in the sun without actually having [Read More…]

No Heat Curls

Hello 30 Days readers!  I am excited about today’s post because for one, I have been working on it for a while, and second of all it is oh so fun and perfect for summer.  I just know that of you will love it.  Why?  Because it is how to have fabulous hair in no time at all.  Yep, read on young grasshopper, read on. Are you ready for [Read More…]

No Makeup Makeup


Hello everyone! It’s Natalia from Ma Nouvelle Mode and I am back today for another beauty tutorial!  I have been trying to switch things up from hair to makeup each month, so this week I have a makeup tutorial for you.  With the weather changing into the beautiful season we call spring I thought this would be a perfect fit.  It’s called ‘No Makeup, Makeup.’ I don’t know about you, [Read More…]

Easy Sock Bun Tutorial

easy sock bun

Hello again!  It is so lovely to be here again!  Today I have something fun to share with you. I don’t know if any of you have heard of the show House Hunter’s International?  Many of your probably have and watch it on occasion.  Well, my husband, boys and I were on that show!  Last Wednesday night if you tuned in you would have seen a tall American/Bahamian family searching [Read More…]

Braided Bun – Hair Tutorial


Hello Thirty Handmade Days readers!  My name is Natalia and I blog over at Ma Nouvelle Mode.  If you are a regular here, you might have seen my little picture pop up over on the right there under contributors.  Well, I am happy to say that I am the newest contributor to this beautiful blog!  I will be posting mainly about beauty with lots of hair and makeup tutorials for [Read More…]