Everything You Need To Know About Princess Eugenie's Wedding Make-Up And Hair

Princess Eugenie wedding look and makeup,  hair  beauty

The second royal wedding of 2018 has arrived, and Princess Eugenie is officially married to now-husband Jack Brooksbank.

Which means the many months anticipation and guessing over Eugenie's wedding-day make-up and bridal hairstyle are finally over, and we can now sit back and stare at the photos and videos until the end of time.

If you didn't wake up at 4 a.m. to watch the wedding like we did, let me catch you up on the beauty news you most definitely need to know, if you want to be in the loop.

The Hair

Princess Eugenie wedding look and makeup,  hair  beauty

Princess Eugenie wore a truly gorgeous chignon with loose, face-framing layers tucked behind her ears, along with the emerald Greville tiara that was created in 1921 and came from the Queen's vault.

The look wasn't too different from Meghan Markle's bridal hairstyle she wore for her own wedding back in May—the most notable similarity being her matching center part and swooping side layers. 

Though, of course, there's only so much you can do with your hair when you're working with a tiara. Unlike Meghan and Kate Middleton, though, Princess Eugenie didn't wear a veil, which is likely because she wanted to show off the scars on her back from her previous scoliosis surgeries as a child.

The Make-up

Usually, Princess Eugenie's go-to make-up look is thickly lined eyes, some mascara, maybe a bit of lipstick and concealer, and that's it. But, for her wedding day, the 28-year-old clearly went with a professional make-up artist, who softened up her usual look by skipping the black eyeliner in favour of long, thick eyelashes, bronze eyeshadow, and bold, filled-in brows.

Eugenie's skin was still left natural-looking and subtle, with just a light layer of foundation and bronzer, and—the ultimate requirement in a romantic beauty look—super flushed cheeks. Though the make-up artist has yet to be named, I'm sure we'll find out soon exactly which products were used to create this look.
Princess Eugenie wedding look and makeup,  hair  beauty

Princess Eugenie wedding look and makeup,  hair  beauty


Just when you thought the royal wedding fever of 2018 had died down, the world started preparing for its second major wedding of the year: Princess Eugenie’s marriage to fiancĂ© Jack Brooksbank. The couple is set to tie the knot on October 12—just a few week away—and, naturally, that means every beauty editor in the world is already thinking about what Princess Eugenie’s wedding makeup will look like, and who will actually do it.

In case you’ve forgotten, Kate Middleton actually did her own makeup for her wedding in 2011, opting for rose-pink lipstick, heavily lined eyes, and flushed cheeks. Imagine having to meticulously apply your makeup only to have it scrutinizsed by every single royal-obsessed human in the planet for centuries to come? 

Kate Middleton wedding makeup picture
Kate Middleton 

Nope, no thank you.

And if that sounds like a nightmare to you, you’re not alone—despite speculation, Meghan Markle ended up using a make-up artist for her wedding day. In the months leading up to her wedding, everyone assumed that Meghan would either do her own make-up, or, as was reported, have two friends help her. Of course, we now know that Meghan entrusted her glowy, natural wedding look to celebrity make-up artist Daniel Martin, so perhaps Princess Eugenie will follow suit for her own big day.

Though Meghan and Eugenie are, obviously, different people, Eugenie does adhere to a similar beauty style—namely, a very low-key make-up look. As seen in virtually every photo of Eugenie, the princess usually opts for lined eyes, soft and neutral skin, and a bit of mascara.

And, according to an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, not only does Eugenie routinely do her own make-up for events, but often applies it on the go: 'I do my make-up in the car,' she told them. 'I’m really good at doing it on the move.' She also noted that her favourite products are from Charlotte Tilbury and Bobbi Brown, specifically 'Charlotte’s mascara and Bobbi Brown bronzer; they are geniuses.'

It’s safe to assume Eugenie will spend significantly more time on her makeup for her own wedding, but it’s anyone’s guess as to whether or not she’ll go for something bolder, or stick to her subtle, everyday makeup. My bets are on the latter, especially since I'm sure it's nice to just feel like yourself in such a stressful situation (you know, the one in which the whole world is picking apart your whole look).