Many “ordinary” brides hire a makeup artist on their wedding day, so it would be expected that princess-to-be Kate Middleton would have a professional do her makeup for the Royal Wedding. Middleton, however, has opted to do her own makeup on the big day and reportedly feels “comfortable and confident” about doing it herself.
Wedding planner Mark Niemierko says that Middleton has taken a series of private lessons with London makeup artist Arabella Preston in preparation for the wedding.
“I heard that Arabella Preston was called in by a mutual friend of hers and Kate’s,” Niemierko says. “She’s had about three or four lessons with Kate at her private flat in Chelsea and has also gone, very privately to Clarence House. Arabella was suppose to be coming on the day as well but now she isn’t, because Kate’s comfortable and confident in doing it herself.” +Continue Reading