Happy 1st birthday little bloggy!

Wow ... so it's been a year since I finally got my act together, stopped procrastinating and started a little blog called MumptyStyle.com. Having MumptyStyle has bought some fabulous people and lots of new knowledge and experiences into my life and I'm very grateful for that.  Having a blog is a lot more work than … Continue reading Happy 1st birthday little bloggy!

Top Tips Thursday … how to revive your eyebrow kit

Now you'll all know, I'm sure, just HOW IMPORTANT eyebrows are for framing your eyes and giving definition to your face. And there are some glorious products out there to help us get a beautiful defined brow like the one above.  Sadly, I'm not there yet, but I still have a top tip about it 'cos … Continue reading Top Tips Thursday … how to revive your eyebrow kit

When Mumpty finally met Kiwi Jo (Joanne Gair)

Joanne Gair is an uuber-talented, fabulous woman whom I feel doesn't get NEARLY enough credit in New Zealand for her incredible career.  She is a world-renowned makeup artist; she's acknowledged as the world's leading body paint artist and she's also a fine artist who dabbles successfully in painting, sculpting and etching - amongst a million other … Continue reading When Mumpty finally met Kiwi Jo (Joanne Gair)

Five quick facts about body painting

Last year I was lucky enough to do an interview with the world's leading body paint artist, Joanne Gair.  Joanne (aka Kiwi Jo) is an amazing Kiwi woman at the pinnacle of her field as a trompe l'oeil and makeup artist - we did a two-part interview - read part one here and part two … Continue reading Five quick facts about body painting

October roundup

October roundup: the top five most popular posts Well this post is a little late, being the 3rd of November, but it only just occurred to me that a monthly roundup might be a good idea!   October's been a good month for me - birthday months generally are, aren't they (I do like to stretch my birthday out a … Continue reading October roundup

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

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

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) …

Top Tips Tuesday

Top Tips Tuesday  16/09/2014Today's top tip is bought to you via Joanne Gair.  If you don't already know who Joanne Gair is, you should!  She is an INCREDIBLY talented and generous woman who is one of the world's most sought-after body painting artists, having worked with Demi Moore, Madonna and Heidi Klum, to name but … Continue reading Top Tips Tuesday