Welcome to #mamamondays….. Blogging Awards, Green People Beauty Boost & CMYK Living *Giveaway*

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to…

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The best red lipsticks according to some stylish mamas – and how to apply it like a PRO

If there is one item no mama should be without in her make-up bag – it’s a RED lipstick. Classic, iconic and chic. But, more importantly nothing wakes up your face no matter how sleep deprived you are, makes you look pulled together on the school/nursery run and adds some instant much-needed glamour. Who said a lipstick can’t change a women life?…As my all time favourite star Elizabeth Taylor once stated: “Put on some lipstick and pull yourself together!” Wise…

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5 Fab oils to help prevent stretch marks

When I was pregnant I was obsessed with applying massage oils in the bid to prevent stretch marks. I brought several, had some to review for Now Celebrity Mum & Baby Magazine (no longer on sale) and some given to me by a friend would had recently given birth. I used them every morning and night and especially after bathing. They all smelt great and am sure the massaging motion was great for the baby as well as my skin. But,…

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12 Beauty products to borrow from baby…that REALLY work

Grabbed one of baby’s wet wipes to clean your face before flopping into bed? Used a little baby oil remove last nights mascara or even applied to your tummy in a vain hope to smooth out those stretch marks? Massaged baby lotion in as a body moisturiser because it was the only thing to hand? Yeah – we’ve all been there. We’re mums, we’re tired and sometimes in a sleep derived haze searching for your own beauty products in a bathroom…

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