Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, married Prince William after eleven years of courtship and friendship. The two met at St. Andrews University and became friends. Prince William was completely in awe of her when he saw her walking down the ramp for a fashion show. This embarked on an era of love and trust which was there to impact British history for long. As soon as the news of them courting became public, everyone wanted to know about Prince William’s girlfriend Kate Middleton.
Being a shy and private person, Kate Middleton always kept a low profile. Although she came from a self-made millionaire family and studies in private schools, Kate Middleton worked as an accessory buyer for Jigsaw. Her personal sense of style before getting married was casual and conservative.
The couple got married in April 2011 and their wedding as one of the most-watched events in British royal history. Kate Middleton was the center of everyone’s attention as she wore the white lace Alexander Mcqueen dress fit for the future Queen consort. Despite having access to almost all big makeup artists in the world, Kate Middleton preferred doing her own makeup on the big day. She told the royal aides that she understood her face better. Kate Middleton kept her hair simple and open. Her makeup consisted of smoky eyes with hues of pink on the apples of her face and matching pink lips accentuating her natural features.
Her hair were done by senior stylist James Pryce from the Richard Ward salon in soft waves swept away from her face to keep the attention on her smiling face and the Cartier tiara lent to her by the Queen.
Her manicure was done Marina Sandoval from the Jo Hansford Salon in Mayfair as a gift from her future step-mother-in-law Camilla. The salon created a personalized shade of off white for Kate Middleton by combining the two nail colors.
According to Vogue UK, it was rumored that Kate Middleton did acquire some private makeup lessons from Arabella Preston but on the big day it was her who did it all. She also received oxygen facials from Kerin Herzog.
It is a well-known fact that before her wedding Kate Middleton went for Atkin diet to look chiseled and toned on her wedding day. Kate Middleton has always given special attention to her skin and hence she does not need makeup to hide the flaws but to accentuate her strengths. Kate Middleton’s style statement has always been appreciated for keeping the royal vibe intact with her distinct elegance.