‘Best 9’ of 2015

You may have seen the numerous #2015bestnine posts floating around Instagram within the last couple of days. These posts depict the top 9 photos of the year receiving the highest number of likes for individuals, companies and celebrities alike. I saw these and too wanted to join in on the craze however, quickly realised the images…

This Christmas: Kent, UK

Christmas this year was spent in Deal in Kent, a stark change to last years festivities being spent in Spain. However whilst I had been away my brother had moved to Deal; and it was his turn to host Christmas this year. The day was spent filled with copious amounts of food and drink as standard at…

MOTD: Nude NYX lip

For me, finding the perfect nude lip product has always been a struggle. The colours are always either too pink, too pale or too matte for my skin tone or liking. However recently as part of my NYX lippies haul I came across a few nudes that I couldn’t put down. The first nude look I…

Cookie time!

Like many I spent this past festive celebration with Family and loved ones. As one of the last to confirm attendance I was tasked with coming up with ‘my contribution’? ……What am I bringing to the table. Literally! Well as all the big meats, sides & nibbles are taken *thankfully* I guess I’m making Cookies! Woo!…

NYX Perfect Red Christmas look

If like me you have left your Christmas planning to last minute. This quick and easy look will definitely speed things up tomorrow, whilst still having a touch of glam. To keep this look hassle free I used the lipstick also as a blusher. The remaining items used besides base are pictured below. I chose to just add Mascara,…

NYX Lippies Haul!

Ok so its 2 days before Christmas….. and yes I am still shopping for myself! *shakes head* But I just couldn’t resist these NYX goodies from Boots. Plus I needed a good lippy for Christmas so I thought I would get 9?! Logical right.   Either way I cant wait to wear them. Items and…

Landscape: Nicaragua

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua Taken January 2013 This was one of the very first places I visited on my own. Nicaragua was a real eye opener for me; a stunning place with plenty of wildlife and even more volcanoes. It is also randomly the first and only place I have seen a Sloth. Alicia x x x

Casual suede

Casual suede by aliciamarinah featuring a genuine leather bag MANGO white short sleeve shirt £8.71 – mango.com MANGO long sleeve jacket houseoffraser.co.uk Paige Denim skinny ankle jeans brownsfashion.com Puma footwear £80 – puma.com Chanel genuine leather bag £1,000 – therealreal.com Bobbi Brown Cosmetics shimmer face powder £31 – bloomingdales.com Charlotte Tilbury moisturizing lipstick johnlewis.com Gucci fragrance £53 – boots.ie

The Real Greek?

I’ve been home for 6 weeks and already I’m craving Greek food. Fresh greek salad, pita bread, tzatziki ….I want it all. So you can imagine my joy when I stumbled across The Real Greek restaurant in Stratford, Westfield whilst out Christmas shopping. A quick glance and the menu and Yep I’m sold. Lets have lunch…….

Today’s look: Ariana Hair & glossy lips

  Hair– Sensationnel Halfwig Lorena in colour 2. This colour blends really well with my natural hair colour and this particular halfwig is a favourite of mine as its so versatile. Make up Primer: Illamasqua Matte Veil Foundation: Illamasqua Skin base foundation in 17 Concealer: Illamasqua Deep 1 Highlight: Illamasqua Gleam in supernatural Blush: Bobbi…

Landscape: Guatemala

I have decided to start sharing with you ‘Licia’s landscapes’. These will be throwbacks to places I have visited over the years and landscapes which I have admired and enjoyed. All of the images will be my own & I hope you like them as much as I do. So, here is my first Licia’s landscape…. Lake Atitlan,…

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…