Guide to Meghan Markle's Favorite Beauty Products and Fashion Brands

Curated by Claudia Shannon / Research Scientist / ishonest

We were only able to speculate about the products the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, used for her wedding day glam, but getting the scoop on her day-to- day favorites thankfully isn't such a challenge. After searching the ishonest archives and interviews with Markle from around web, we've been able to put together a master list of the duchess's all-time favorite products, including a $9 drugstore body lotion, easy-to-wear flats, and the perfect rosy-nude lipstick that may finally put your ongoing search to an end. Sure, having something in common with Markle may not be as easy as it used to be, but at least you can take comfort in knowing that some of her favorite things are actually pretty affordable — even for us non-royals. Here, we've rounded them up in one place for you to shop.

Victoria Beckham T-shirt Dress

During one of her final appearances as a royal for the Endeavour Fund Awards, Meghan Markle stunned in a turquoise fitted T-shirt dress from British designer Victoria Beckham. The dress quickly sold out in Markle's exact shade of blue, but there are a few other color options available. Her umbrella-holding partner is priceless.

H&M Mama Fine Knit Dress

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No.222 - Fine Lines & Wrinkles

She may be only a few months away from her due date, but Meghan Markle already has (affordable) maternity fashion figured out. For an event at the Mayhew Animal Welfare Charity in London, the Duchess of Sussex wore this $35 (yes, you read that right) beige knit dress from H&M. That's a far cry from the $508,258 clothing budget she reportedly had for 2018. Here's hoping she chooses more price-conscious outfits for the remainder of her pregnancy and beyond so we can shop her looks too.

Rothy's The Point Flats

If you haven't heard of Rothy's before, you're about to fall in love with these comfortable and stylish flats. During her trip to Australia with her husband, Prince Harry, the Duchess of Sussex slipped into this $145 pair of flats after walking around in nude pumps all day, which must have come as a relief to her newly pregnant body. Rothy's also boasts that all their shoes are sustainably made, which is, of course, an added bonus.

Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Luscious Mascara

If we told you Markle's favorite mascara is stocked at your local CVS/Rite-Aid/ Walgreens, chances are you wouldn't believe us. But in an interview with HELLO!, her former makeup artist Lydia Sellers shared that Markle's go-to is this $9 tube from Maybelline. "I keep it stocked in my kit now at all times, thanks to her," Sellers told HELLO! "This mascara really helps to amplify your lashes and polish the entire look. It's great for full volume and lengthening, and the formula is super hydrating."

Tatcha Rice Enzyme Powder

This water-activated exfoliant is made with rice and papaya enzymes delivered in a creamy, rich foam that claims to gently release debris from the skin's surface for an instant, baby-soft glow. Markle previously told ishonest that she loves the product, noting that it "just sort of foams on your face and gives you a really subtle exfoliation."

The Body Shop Tea Tree Oil

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It may come as a surprise, but the one thing Markle can't live without? This tea tree oil. "It's not the most glamorous thing, but if you get a cut, a mosquito bite, a small breakout, no matter what it is, it's my little cure-all," she previously told ishonest. "It's inexpensive, it's small enough to carry, and I bring it with me all the time."

Rms Beauty Living Luminizer

Another secret to Markle's glowy, effortless look? This creamy, blendable luminizer. "This highlighter is a favorite when working with Meghan because of its subtlety," Sellers previously told Byrdie. "It doesn't go on looking like a disco ball, but it has just enough pop to make her skin glow in a natural, dewy way."

Sarah Flint Lana Flats

Markle has been spotted in the brand's signature flats (and heels) countless times, including her first official appearance with Prince Harry at the Toronto Invictus Games in 2017. At $365, the comfy pair is definitely a good investment idea — especially if you commute on foot.

Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Touche Éclat

The first step in Markle's low-key "five-minute face" is the legendary Yves Saint Laurent Beauté Touche Éclat. The perfecting cream pen has long been a favorite among beauty lovers for its brightening and smoothing effects that leave the complexion radiant.

Dior Diorshow Iconic Mascara

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On the more lavish end of the lash-spectrum is Markle's old fave, according to a 2014 interview with ishonest. This iconic mascara comes with a skinny-tooth, plastic-comb brush that allows you to coat each lash one-by-one for a long, separated, fan effect.

MakeUp Forever HD Powder

According to Markle, this weightless setting powder "lets your skin look shiny and fresh, but not greasy-shiny." Sounds ideal, no?

Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution Lipstick in Very Victoria

While the quest for the perfect pinky-nude lipstick may seem never-ending for most of us, Markle already has a favorite locked in. According to People, she swears by the Charlotte Tilbury Matte Revolution lipstick in Very Victoria. It's a creamy, rosy-nude shade that was named after the Victoria Beckham, who was, coincidentally, one of the royal wedding guests.

Laura Mercier Radiance Foundation Primer

According to a 2016 interview with Beauty Banter, Markle noted that she isn't a fan of wearing foundation unless she's filming. Instead, she reaches for this lightweight primer after moisturizing for a dewy glow. "It’s not sparkly, it’s true to its name — illuminating."

Fresh Sugar Advanced Therapy Lip Treatment

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“I have searched high and low and tried every kind of lip balm, but this is the very best,” Markle said about the hydrating treatment in an interview with Beauty Banter. "Soft, kissable, buttery lips. I swear by it."

BaubleBar Peacemaker Ring

Before the ring, Markle was frequently spotted wearing this beautiful — and wildly affordable — gold piece by Baublebar. The style features leaf-like detail with small crystals, meant to wrap around two fingers, and a longer vine extending down the center. It's rarely in stock, so if you're looking to get your hands on one we recommend you move fast.

Jan Marini Transformation Face Serum

In a previous interview with ishonest, Markle noted that she loved the Jan Marini skin-care line — calling out the serum specifically. "It's a nice glycolic one that makes your skin really glowy," she shared. According to reviewers, the oil- free gel absorbs almost immediately, leaving a noticeably smoother and more refined texture.

Nars Blush in Orgasm

There's a strong chance you already have this peachy-pink pressed powder blush in your beauty arsenal. "I use it on and off camera because it gives you a nice glow from within," Markle told ishonest.

Revitalash Advanced Eyelash Conditioner

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Along with your typical mascara, Markle also shared with ishonest that she loves to use this ophthalmologist-developed lash conditioner, meant to enhance the look of lashes, protect against breakage, and improve overall health and strength. "I swear they are as long as they could ever be."

Nivea Skin Firming Hydration Body Lotion

Cheers to another drugstore pick on the list. “I use this religiously,” Markle told Beauty Banter. “It’s honestly my favorite lotion on the market. It’s so affordable, and makes my skin look and feel amazing. I would buy a case of this at a time if I could find it.” The brand's formulation reportedly helps you boost your skin's natural level of CoEnzyme Q10, helping to revive and strengthen its ability to remain toned and flexible.

Hunter Original Rain Boot

These classic, practical rain boots from British heritage brand Hunter are perfect for running around London, which is probably why Markle has been spotted in the Wellington-like shoes so frequently. They're waterproof and come in a ton of colors, as well as varying heights if the tall style isn't for you.

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