The Royal Wedding Makeup No One Is Talking About

Even if you didn't set your alarm for 4 a.m. on Saturday morning, that doesn't mean you can't — or don't already — know every little detail from the Royal Wedding. If someone asked you about the original owner of Meghan Markle's diamond-encrusted tiara, Queen Elizabeth's color-coordinated political shade, or the subtle significance behind Prince Harry and Markle's elderflower sponge cake, you'd probably have the scoop. But there's still one elusive detail most people have yet to figure out: the makeup.

As expected, Markle showed up to her nuptials in a subtle smokey eye and light, balmy lip tint. But to the dismay of most (okay, all) fans, the bridal beauty product breakdown that should have been never came. Luckily, there were plenty of other makeup looks to obsess over from the big day, most of which came from a star-studded guest list featuring Amal Clooney, Priyanka Chopra, and Serena Williams.


Truth be told, there's not a celebrity look in the world that could top the Duchess of Sussex's, but still, that doesn't mean these makeup looks aren't enough to satiate your curiosity until you get what you deserve (hey Daniel Martin, call us!). Ahead, the best beauty looks from the Royal Wedding guest list.

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Amal Clooney

If anyone could make a case for a monochromatic yellow ensemble topped off with a berry lip, it's Amal Clooney. If you're hoping to try it for yourself, look no further than Charlotte Tilbury's Matte Revolution Lipsticks in Bond Girl and Walk of Shame.
Serena Williams

Like makeup artist Pauline Briscoe said, Williams did not come to play for the Royal Wedding — and that meant matching her shimmery pink shadow to her monochromatic outfit. What makes this trendy look even better? It only took a $20 drugstore palette from Nyx Cosmetics (Love You So Mochi) to make it happen.
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Oprah Winfrey

Just because Oprah was the first guest to arrive at the Royal Wedding doesn't mean she slept on her makeup look for the big day — which happened to feature the Instagram-famous Koh Gen Do foundation, according to makeup artist Derrick Rutledge.
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Victoria Beckham

In true Beckham form, the fashion designer refused to stray from her usual smokey eye and nude lip combo. As they say, if it ain't broke, don't fix it — not even for the Royal Wedding.
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Kitty Spencer

Yes, the teal fascinator was everyone's favorite, but the contour is hard to ignore. No surprise that it's all due to Charlotte Tilbury's cult face palette, Filmstar Bronze and Glow.
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Troian Bellisario

Bellisario accompanied her husband to his on-screen wife's real-life wedding. But as complicated as that sounds, the actress kept her makeup as simple as possible with a flush of rose all over her eyes, cheeks, and lips.
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Carey Mulligan

Blondes might not actually have more fun, but Mulligan in this hot-pink lip can make the case.
Priyanka Chopra
With a mood board featuring Prince and Rihanna, it was hard to believe the actress' look created by makeup artist Pati Dubroff could ever disappoint. Dubroff revealed to us that after using the 111 Skin Rose Gold Brightening Facial Treatment Mask to hydrate Chopra's skin, she used Chanel's eyeshadow quad in Tissé Dimensions to master the purple-inspired look.
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