Hometown glory

In the last 2 years I have spent near enough 21 months away from home. Travelling and living abroad is amazing, however there’s nothing like coming home. Home for me is possibly the most unknown area in South East London, Thamesmead. Falling under the Royal Borough of Greenwich the area is constantly evolving. Greenwich itself is amazing and…

Motd: Purple Matte lip

Today I fancied wearing something bright, so felt my make up should match….well, within reason. *Cue the neon green top and purple matte lip. Products used: Primer: Illamasqua Matte Veil Foundation: Illamasqua Skin base foundation in 17 Concealer: Illamasqua Deep 1 Highlight: Sleek face form in Dark 375 Contour: Mac studio fix in NW58 Blush: Bobbi brown…

Getting organised: My cosmetics tidy up

I am messy… I’m not gonna lie. Shoes, clothes, make up everywhere!! Today I decided to get myself some long awaited cosmetics storage. This should give me no excuse but to stay organised….. Or atleast I hope. I just had some key criteria to abide by. It must, – be see through – be portable…

Beauty mood board: Ice blue

Beauty mood board: Ice blue by aliciamarinah featuring a black sparkle nail polish NARS Cosmetics black sparkle nail polish £13 – beauty.com Ryan Storer swarovski crystal jewellery £605 – modaoperandi.com Laura mercier makeup brush £64 – lordandtaylor.com Anna Sui palette eyeshadow £6.56 – urbanoutfitters.com Aqua makeup £3.61 – nyxcosmetics.com Eye makeup violetgrey.com Follow my blog with Bloglovin

A touch of Pink

  A touch of Pink by aliciamarinah featuring skinny jeans Christian Dior nail polish £18 – macys.com Burberry scarve £285 – farfetch.com Michael Kors leather handbag £515 – shopbop.com MANGO black crop top £23 – mango.com Burberry lips makeup £20 – bloomingdales.com Maybelline eyeshadow maybelline.com Burberry skinny jeans £195 – mytheresa.com Adidas pink shoes selfridges.com

Is there such a thing as too much Colour??

Recently I’ve been wanting to experiment with more colour in my make up looks/creations. However was never fully confident with which colours worked best together. …..Can I put blue with green? ……… Is red on the eyes a good idea? So after some considerable thought and many hours searching online I came across Illamasqua’s make…

VS Inspired Lust list

VS Inspired Lust list by aliciamarinah featuring typography wall art   Narciso Rodriguez heart perfume £69 – beautybar.com Essie pastel nail polish £5.61 – belk.com Christian Dior transparent glasses £285 – barneys.com Casetify apple iphone case £26 – casetify.com Mac cosmetic £11 – macys.com Agent Provocateur robe £365 – agentprovocateur.com Calvin Klein Underwear black lingerie bloomingdales.com Victoria’s Secret socks £19 – victoriassecret.com Americanflat typography wall art £46 – kohls.com Tri-Coastal Design…

Hair & Beauty haul

One thing I miss whilst travelling is the vast number of black Hair & Beauty shops on offer in London  …..  So when I’m home I cannot walk by without grabbing some “essential” and impulse buys. Here is  what I picked up today… Sensationnel: Instant weave/ half wig (Lorena) colour 2 ORS Olive Oil: Incredibly rich moisturizing hair lotion…

I ♡ oxblood!

  I ♡ oxblood! by aliciamarinah featuring fall trees Givenchy satchel handbag £1,160 – saksfifthavenue.com Topshop shirt dress £50 – topshop.com Tamara Mellon black boots mytheresa.com Fall tree etsy.com

All Black Everything: Make up Look

  Products used Primer: Illamasqua Matte Veil Foundation: BareMinerals original in Golden Dark Concealer: Illamasqua Deep 1 Highlight: Illamasqua Gleam Supernatural Contour: Mac studio fix in NW58 Eyeshadows: Kiko Black 180 & Mac One to watch Eyeliner: Seventeen Twist Waterproof in 02 Black Eyebrows: Aveda eyeshadow in Brown velvet Lashes: Primark Lipstick: Illamasqua Pristine  …

London nights : Winter edition

  London nights : Winter edition by aliciamarinah featuring a knee length pencil skirt Black haircare kokocouture.co.uk Opi nail care nelly.com Burberry chain shoulder bag £550 – saksfifthavenue.com Topshop marble print shirt £56 – topshop.com Bobbi brown cosmetic £24 – lordandtaylor.com Charlotte Tilbury red lip makeup £21 – bergdorfgoodman.com Ilia lipstick £16 – spiritbeautylounge.com Illamasqua darkness false eyelash illamasqua.com Dorothy Perkins knee length pencil skirt…

9 Months on the Greek Island of Crete

  This year I have been fortunate enough to spend 9 months living on the Greek island of Crete. This island is stunning and life on the island is quite an eye-opening experience.  I stayed in a small village called Alcala; in which aside from a number of large hotels was pretty remote and mainly…