Caribbean vibes

Barbados 2017 by aliciamarinah featuring personalized signs   With a few days left before I travel back to the birthplace of my father, Barbados for a short break, I have put together my wardrobe inspo for this vacation. This will be the second time that I have travelled to Barbados, and excited is not the…

Models own haul

During a recent shopping trip to Westfield Stratford shopping centre in London, the vibrant and colourful Models own makeup store caught my eye. I hadn’t previously used any of the Models own range before but couldn’t resist a splurge. Check out my buys below…. Lix matte liquid lipstick, Berry cool Lix lip gloss, Bouquet  Luxestick velvet lipstick,…

What’s in my hand luggage?

  What’s in my hand luggage? by aliciamarinah featuring brow makeup Valentino edp perfume selfridges.com Eos lip treatment selfridges.com GHD straightening iron £155 – sephora.com Charlotte Tilbury dop kit selfridges.com BaByliss hair blow dryer very.co.uk Ray-Ban metal frame sunglasses veryexclusive.co.uk Bare escentuals foundation £20 – macys.com Charlotte Tilbury mascara selfridges.com Benefit brow makeup £12 – macys.com Lip gloss £3.47 – nyxcosmetics.com Walmart.com: Electronics:…

NYE: Navy is the new Black

I love Navy, and this year as a classy alternative to Black I opted for this colour to bring in the New Year. This year my bestie and I partied in style at Giglamesh in Camden, London. It was a great night full of dancing, acrobats and plenty of Champagne. I couldn’t have asked for…

Mexico here I come!!

A few days ago…2 to be precise I decided I wanted to start the new year in style. Now a day later I’m getting ready to spend the first week of the year in Puerto Vallarta. I haven’t been there before so I’m really excited. However due to the 48hours notice I gave myself there is…

NYE Beauty haul

  So I am pretty much all set for tomorrows’ New years celebrations. But there’s always something I forget and need to panic buy the day before….or at least that’s the excuse I use. My outfit for the celebrations is Navy and I’m torn between having a smokey Navy liner or a full smokey look?…

‘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…

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…

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…

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…

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…