MumptyLoves 31/10/2014

These are the things Mumpty loves this week - 31/10/2014 ♥ Karen Farley Age-Defying Intensive Moisturiser This was SUCH a timely little suprise when it arrived in my mailbox!  I had run out of moisturiser a week or so ago; the Sukin sample I've been using is just not heavy enough for me and I am … Continue reading MumptyLoves 31/10/2014

Five quotes that inspire me

Nowadays your Facebook page and any internet access you may have seems to be flooded with inspirational quotes, e-cards and the like. Mostly they just pass you by, but every now and then one strikes a chord with you; something clicks; something seems familiar, whatever.  Here are five I love that motivate and inspire me, and why … Continue reading Five quotes that inspire me

Top Tips Tuesday: does your foundation not stay the distance?

Top Tips Tuesday: does your foundation not stay the distance? Do you find your foundation just doesn't have the staying power you need?  It looks fabulous when you put it on, but by mid-morning it's kind of separated and gone patchy, or even kind of slipped off your face? If you're having that problem ... … Continue reading Top Tips Tuesday: does your foundation not stay the distance?

MumptyLoves 24/10/2014

These are the things Mumpty loves this week - 24/10/2014 ♥ Shiseido Moisture Mist Beauty Cake foundation As I was writing this, I was thinking to myself "this stuff is damm near iconic!"  I've personally used this foundation (in good old Cafe Au Lait!) for most of my adult life and while I have moved away … Continue reading MumptyLoves 24/10/2014

Benefit Fakeup review …

Oh Benefit fakeup ... where have you been all my life? I don’t know about you, but as one of those girls who no longer falls into the “nubile young filly” category (in fact I fall a bit more into the “gently-rounded aging broodmare” category), I’ve not been able to find a product that actually … Continue reading Benefit Fakeup review …

Nine Q&A’s with Joanne Gair (part two) …

Nine Q&A's with the world's premier body painter and makeup artist, Joanne Gair ...    Today's post is part two of an amazing interview with world-renowned makeup artist and body painter, Joanne Gair.  Click  here for part one. Q5.  Joanne, you are, and have worked with some of the greatest names in the business in terms of hair … Continue reading Nine Q&A’s with Joanne Gair (part two) …

Nine Q&A’s with Joanne Gair (part one) …

Nine Q&A's with the world's premier body painter and makeup artist, Joanne Gair ...    With a client list that includes Madonna, Lady Gaga, Christina Aguilera, Cindy Crawford, Demi Moore and Heidi Klum, Joanne Gair is an EXTREMELY, EXTREMELY big deal in the makeup and body paint world and I am so proud to feature her here … Continue reading Nine Q&A’s with Joanne Gair (part one) …

What if … you could buy customised makeup-infused tear sheets?

What if  This is the first in a mini-series of posts I've planned called "What if?"  So here goes ... ... you could buy customised "makeup-infused tear sheets"? You know how you have different makeup looks to suit different outfits and occasions?  Or sometimes your makeup look is decided by factors like speed of application; available time or even your mood; be it … Continue reading What if … you could buy customised makeup-infused tear sheets?

MumptyLoves 17/10/2014

These are the things Mumpty loves this week - 17/10/2014 ♥ Skindinavia The Makeup Primer Spray  The Makeup Primer spray by Skindinavia is a lightweight, vitamin-based, silicon-free spray/mist that just helps everything you slap on your face go on smoother, and last longer.  Who wouldn't be happy with that right?!  The Skindinavia brand is much loved by makeup artists, and this … Continue reading MumptyLoves 17/10/2014

Why I love my car

Why I love my car ... Meet Milly - my 2004 turbo Volkswagen Beetle.  She's my dream car and has been for as long as I can remember. There's something about her cheeky little curves; her bright cherry red body and her peppy little engine that just makes me smile.  I never get enough of zipping round town … Continue reading Why I love my car