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Meghan Markle’s Makeup Artist Spills What Products She Uses

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Megan Markle wedding makeup

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By now,  you’ve fallen for Meghan Markle, and I don’t blame you. When I set my alarm for the big day, I also had my Sephora shopping cart ready and my credit card in hand to steal all of the looks the newly crowned duchess would serve. Yet nothing could prepare me for how stunning her royal wedding makeup routine would be.

Days have passed and I’m still recovering from how her subtle makeup was perfectly molded to fit her natural beauty. Her signature freckles were in full view, and her skin’s radiance rivaled the sun’s. Believe it or not, Markle made a huge statement by not making a huge statement at all with her nude lip, light foundation and tiny hint of blush.

What makes her royal wedding look inspirational is the fact that it wasn’t drastically different from her everyday beauty routine. Famous for her five-minute makeup looks, Markle shows time and again that you don’t need much to show out.

I have no shame in admitting that I’ve been stalking the internet for just a tiny glimpse into her makeup bag. And now, thanks to an exclusive given to Byrdie by Markle’s actual makeup artist Daniel Martin, you can finally copy Markle’s simple, natural makeup look. Whether you’re preparing for your own wedding or looking to revamp your daily routine, you’ll be getting the royal treatment with these luxe products.

Don’t forget to shop for these products in a shade that best matches your natural complexion!

1. To get her bright eyes…

YSL

Image: Sephora

Sellers uses YSL’s Touche Eclat Radiance Perfecting Pen in 2.5 underneath her eyes. Placing concealer under your eye is a great way to make your eyes look bigger, and it also helps get rid of all traces of the partying you did the night before.

2. To get even more coverage on her face…

Bobbi Brown’s miracle concealer will change your life. It glides on smooth and completely rejuvenates your skin. If this concealer wasn’t in your makeup bag before, you need to make a trip to your local Sephora STAT.

3. To get her glowing, even complexion…

You may have this cult-classic in your own makeup bag. According to Sellers, Markle doesn’t leave the house without Giorgio Armani’s Luminous Silk Foundation. To get her natural skin tone, she mixes two different shades together (6.25 and 5.5).

4. To get her defined eye look…

MAC eye kohl nordstrom

Image: Nordstrom

If you’re going to do a minimal makeup look, you should let your eyes speak for themselves. Markle has been a huge fan of eyeliner ever since her Suits days. MAC’s Kohl Eyeliner in Teddy will shape your eyes beautifully and give them some much needed depth. The matte finish is an added perk.

5. To get her signature bold lashes…

It’s no secret that your lashes can change your entire look. When it comes to lashes, Markle doesn’t come to play. Sellers adds extra volume to her lashes with multiple layers of Iconic London’s Boom Lash Mascara in black.

6. To blend your makeup seamlessly like hers…

beauty blender pink

Image: Sephora

A beautyblender is a must. Not only does it make blending 10x easier, it’s also less messy! If you’re looking for a more budget friendly option, you can use any makeup sponge with a pointed edge.

7. To get her secret for tightening the skin around and under her eyes…

eye patches blue

Image: Talika

Talika’s Eye Therapy Patches are the heros you didn’t know you needed. Sellers swears by these patches and claims that she sees fast results whenever she uses them on Markle. She says that they are great at reducing puffiness and also help your concealer glide on more smoothly. It doesn’t hurt that they’ll only cost you nine bucks a patch!

8. To copy the natural, shimmery definition on her cheeks….

RMS cream eyeshadow

Image: Nordstrom

Sellers uses RMS Beauty’s Living Luminizer in magic to highlight her cheekbones. The best part about this highlighter is that it isn’t bold; it gives off a slight shine in the sunlight without making her cheeks look like a beacon for creatures in outer space.

Cassandra is a beauty and women's health writer. She spends most of her time treating herself to dinner and movie dates, pretending her life is a Marvel comic and figuring out how to keep her makeup on her face. Not necessarily in that order. She blogs about affordable outfits from her favorite movies and TV shows at Onscreencloset.com.