Ever wondered what the Duchess of Sussex uses in her beauty routine? Whether it was during her days of playing Rachel Zane in Suits, or while she was a working member of the British royal family following her marriage to Prince Harry in 2018, Meghan Markle has always been a woman with immense style in the beauty department. Rarely erring from a fresh face, nude lip, and smoky eye combo, the Duchess also serves excellent hair inspiration – and she’s revealed some old favorites in the past. Here, Vogue takes a look at her go-to beauty products, from the ultra-cheap body lotion she loves to a number of cult favorites you might just have in your makeup bag already.
Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Very Victoria
A matte suede-taupe nude lipstick which is made with a blend of oils to help nourish lips, it is thought Meghan wore this lipstick in her engagement photos with Prince Harry.
Kérastase Huile Discipline Oleo-Relax
This ultra-nourishing but lightweight oil helps to smooth curly, thick or frizzy hair, leaving a high-shine glossy finish in its wake. Meghan previously said the Oleo-Relax line is one of two from Kérastase that she “uses religiously”.
Nivea Skin Q10 + Vitamin C Firming Hydration Body Lotion
The Duchess has previously said she uses this body lotion “religiously”, and praised it for its affordability and the fact it makes her skin look and feel amazing. With antioxidants Q10 and vitamin C, it sinks in quickly and helps firm the skin.
Oribe Dry Texturizing Spray
“For my flyaways, I spray this hairspray on a small boar bristle toothbrush (a regular toothbrush also works great) to lightly brush them down or smooth the hairline – this is especially good for a sleek bun when I’m off camera,” Meghan previously shared.
Kate Somerville Quench Hydrating Face Serum
Nars Blush in Orgasm
“I love Nars blush in Orgasm,” Meghan previously told Allure. “I use it on and off camera because it gives you a nice glow from within.” Universally flattering, this blush is a favorite of beauty editors, makeup artists, and celebrities alike.
Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Highlighter
A cult classic, the Duchess included YSL’s concealing and brightening pen as part of her “five-minute face”. From lifting under-eye circles to adding a highlight here and there, it’s a multi-tasking wonder.
Undone by George Northwood Curl It Tongs
Having worked closely with hairstylist George Northwood over the years, including on her wedding day, it is likely that the Duchess will be using his new line of hair products. The latest are these tongs, which make achieving his signature beachy waves a breeze.
MAC Eye Kohl Pencil Liner in Teddy
Meghan’s signature burnished smoky eye comes courtesy of this soft, smudgy brown eye pencil, which she discovered through her old makeup artist, Kayleen McAdams.
To get that dewy finish on cheekbones a la Meghan, her wedding day make-up artist Daniel Martin previously said it was all about layering textures; Aquaphor, he said, helped highlight the skin and impart the right texture “especially in a photo [when applied] on the high points of the face”.
Laura Mercier Pure Canvas Primer
In her Suits days, Meghan used to swear by Laura Mercier’s discontinued Illuminating Primer – she wore it on her days off instead of foundation. While it’s no longer available, the brand now offers this formula, which helps bring a similarly dewy finish to skin.
Originally published in Vogue.co.uk