Monday, July 9, 2012

Kate Middleton's Beauty Secrets

I adore Kate Middleton - I even have a pinterest board dedicated to her! She's beautiful, stylish, easy-to-relate-to AND a Princess - what's not to love? And being a beauty junkie - I'm especially interested in her beauty products.
Source: Mirror.co.uk
As with her clothes - she uses a mix of high-end and easily accessible products. Since she has access to the best things - one would think that whatever she picks must be good. Here's some insight into her beauty routine.
Source: What Kate Wore
Skincare & Hair:

Kate is a loyal user of Karin Herzog products - namely their: Professional CleanserVita-A-Kombi 1 (heals blemishes, sun damage & hyperpigmentation), Vita-A-Kombi 3 Spot Zapper, and Oxygen Face Cream.  Reading the reviews for these oxygen-infused products really makes me want to try the range (source)

But along with these higher-end products (priced from $30-75) Kate also stocks up on a drugstore moisturizer: Nivea Visage Pure and Natural Moisturising Day Cream. Victoria Beckham is also a fan of Nivea Visage products. (source)

Kate gets her hair dyed with L'Oreal Symbio and Fuente Organic color, has professional Keratin treatments, and uses Kerastase Conditioning products. (source

Source: US Magazine
Makeup:

Along with the makeup listed below (originally posted on my blog here), Kate used YSL Touche Eclat, Lancome Hypnose Mascara & Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturiser on her wedding day. (source)

EYES:
All over: Ivory Eyeshadow (a creamy white)
Lower lid: Rockstar Metallic Eyeshadow (a medium metallic grey)
Crease: Slate Eyeshadow (a medium grey)
Eyeliner: Black Ink Long-Wear Gel liner (a jet black)
Mascara: No Smudge

CHEEKS:

Pale Pink
Blush (a bright pale pink) + Pink Quartz Shimmer Brick

LIPS:

Sandwash
Pink Lipcolor (a beige pink) + Crystal Lip Gloss

(Non-Bobbi Brown products used :

Nails:
a custom blend which included Essie's 423 Allure (a sheer with a natural finish) and Bourjois' no. 28 Rose Lounge (milky pink sheer).
Perfume:
  White Gardenia Petals by Illuminum: described as "the clean, fresh scent has a note of coconut bursting into ylang ylang, lily of the valley and jasmine, with amber wood as the base note."  )

She was recently spotted making additional purchases at Bobbi Brown including Saddle brow powder, lipliner in Brownie Pink and lipstick in Sandwash Tulle. (source)

Source: NY Post
I have purchased the Bobbi Brown Pale Pink blush (I adore it - so bright and long-lasting) and have Sandwash Pink lipstick and Hypnose mascara next on my list to try. If it's good enough for a Princess.....

Are you a fan of Kate Middleton? Do you own any of the products she uses? 




8 comments:

  1. I love, love, love Kate! She is always so polished and very classy. Love her style!

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    1. Yes - she always looks so polished! I like that she has found what style she likes and sticks to it.

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  2. love her! gosh she's so pretty!

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    1. She is very pretty - and her hair is so shiny and gorgeous!

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  3. Completely agree with you - I love her classy style! You found such great photos of her! And thanks for sharing all her beauty must-haves :)

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    1. Glad you liked her beauty must-haves. She seems like a very loyal customer - to clothes and MU brands. I think her Bobbi Brown choices really suit her!

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  4. I like Kate so much, not just because of her beauty but also because of her hair style and the way he dressed up..

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  5. She's always so flawless, perfectly dressed and so gorgeous!

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