Maricia was born in September 1987 in a small town named Kuruman in the Northern Cape. She attended her first years of school in Kuruman and finished high school in Upington. She was inspired to further her studies at the International Academy of Health and Skincare in Cape Town, to learn more about the beauty industry and graduated in 2009.
Maricia was fortunate to receive a bursary from Renewal Institute to complete the advanced medically based course at the International Academy of Health and Skincare. She also had the option to do further training and work at Renewal Institute after she finished her studies.