Meghan Markle once wrote in an essay for Elle UK that she's far more interested in breaking the glass ceiling than she is wearing a glass slipper. The news around her now might be focused on her imminent wedding to Prince Harry, but the star has had a long career, not just as an actress, but also as a blogger, philanthropist, and women's rights activist.
When it comes to beauty, Markle has been decidedly low key — sticking to soft smoky eyes and flushed cheeks to complement her messy bun or loose waves. We decided to bring Markle's beauty evolution to life by recreating three of our favourite looks, the first of which is inspired by the star's seven year tenure on Suits. "It's easy for people to see Meghan in this new position as, 'Oh, she's just Prince Harry's [future] wife," says Maya, who modelled for the transformation. "I hope that people see that she's more than that."
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