Inside Meghan Markle’s 5-product skincare routine

Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle
Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle

The Duchess herself follows the first rule of skincare - drinking plenty of water.

Meghan Markle’s go-to makeup artist - when she’s not working the brushes herself - reiterates in interviews that Meghan is not fussy when it comes to her skin and makeup.

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This is what's in the royal beauty's cosmetics kit:

Dior Skin Effect Enzyme Solution

According to Bustle, Meghan Markle’s makeup artist Daniel Martin uses this product on all his clients, including the duchess.

"I started by using the Dior Skin Effect Enzyme Solution as a toner before moisturiser. This breaks down any dry patching from environmental stresses on the skin," Daniel tells Bustle.

New Skin Effect Enzyme Solution Age-Delay Resurfacing Water - $65.00 (R884.00)

Inside Meghan Markle’s skincare routine
Dior enzyme solution

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Water-based moisturiser

An absolute must-have product is a good moisturiser. A water-based moisturiser is a go-to for this royal.

“A lot of [her favourite moisturisers] are water-based -like hyaluronic acid moisturisers,” Daniel Martin shared in an interview with Fashionista.

Skin Republic 2 Step Hyaluronic Acid & Collagen Face Mask - R46.95

Inside Meghan Markle’s skincare routine
Dischem two-step face Mask

Eucerin's Aquaphor

The best glow is the glow from within, right? Daniel has been quoted saying for his clients, "A lot of my highlighting is done with skin-care."

Aquaphor Soothing Skin Balm - R125.00

Inside Meghan Markle’s skincare routine
Eucerin Aquaphor skin balm


According to Instyle, the now pregnant Duchess’ go to oil is Bio Oil. The product popularised for use on stretch marks and scars makes perfect sense for the mommy-to-be.

Bio-Oil 125ml - R119.00

Inside Meghan Markle’s skincare routine

Hydrating lip gloss

While Meghan Markle has sported a bright lip or two, her signature style is the neutral lip she has become known for. Daniel told People magazine the duchess “doesn’t stray too far from her technique, she’s very formulaic with her routine”.

WBEAUTY Tinted Shimmer Lip Gloss - R89.95

Inside Meghan Markle’s skincare routine
WBEAUTY lipgloss in the colour Sugar Glow

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