holiday help

Although the holiday season has just passed, we are all still struggling to recuperate and get back on track. This time of year, family and close friends frequently gather to celebrate; with our hearts full of kindness, thankfulness, love and joy, we indulge in familiar traditions and make lasting memories. But as we navigate through the ending of one year, the holidays, the beginning of another year, it is important to keep our mental and physical health in mind. Continue reading below to see our tips!

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discussions with dianna: i am not my hair

Dianna, daughter of Shawnna - 1 of 3 of the resident MBBs, is quite the courageous young lady. At the age of 17, she is already very confident + grounded. Dianna loves to express herself through fashion, makeup & beauty, but not long ago she finally was allowed to make a huge change to her appearance! Keep reading to find out her thoughts + feelings of her recent transformation 💇‍♀️

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2 aunts + cancer = 1 aunt

Breast Cancer Awareness month is a great way to raise awareness about a disease that is killing 113 people a day. All October, you can find statistics, survivor stories, and pink ribbons everywhere you turn.  Initially, I wanted to use this post to focus on the facts, but it quickly grew into something more. Although I will still post a few links below for you to see the details yourself, I'm going to do something I rarely do - share my personal experience with breast cancer.

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the mbb's guide to self care

Self-care refers to activities that you do to reduce stress, connect spiritually, or proactively working towards your general well-being, and neglecting self-care can lead to breakdowns in your mental and physical health. This energy is not only damaging to yourself, but it is easily transferable to all those around you. So sis, this is your guide to ensure that you keep your melanin poppin’ at an optimum level ✨The MMB's have got you - Mind, Body & Spirit.

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the modern belle's guide to summer beauty

10 beauty musts to get you through the summer

Well Hello Summer! I must say I was awaiting this season as “Spring” was a major disappointment. Now that summer is here it’s time for BBQ’s, festivals, relaxing beach days, rooftop parties, or just catching up with friends. You’ll have to update your beauty regime to accommodate for the heat and humidity to ensure you look great throughout the season. So say bye to layering, coats, and heavy foundation; here are our 10 summer beauty essentials.

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