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Have you ever wondered why the women in the British royal family don’t wear a lot of makeup? How come we never see them with red lipstick or colorful eyeshadow? Before, you could easily brush it off because it wasn’t their preference, royal protocol, etc. But thanks to Prince Harry’s memories ReserveThere seems to be another reason: King Charles III.
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Speaking about the day he got Meghan Markle ready to meet her father, he commented that “Meg looked beautiful”, saying she had opted for a “flower print all over skirt”. It was all very loving until we got to the makeup part of the paragraph. Harry reportedly told Meghan to wear “little” make-up because Charles “didn’t approve of women wearing a lot”.
So, along with the incredibly strict royal etiquette of wearing simple eye shadow and a bit of lipstick, the king doesn’t really like experimenting with make-up. Whether it’s a matter of preference or the fact that he doesn’t want to risk being overshadowed by a female member of the royal family, people aren’t too happy with this snippet.
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Speaking of shadowing, Harry also wrote about his father’s reaction when Suits the actress and Harry became serious. “Dad may have been afraid of the rising cost of our upkeep, but what he really couldn’t bear was someone new dominating the monarchy, grabbing the limelight, someone new, shiny coming in and overshadowing him,” he said. Reserve.
Take it all with a grain of salt, but it makes a lot more sense why we never see more daring makeup from the Windsors.
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A common phrase in the British royal family is that you want an “heir and a spare”, which means you’ve secured a bloodline to an heir – and you have a spare in case something happens to the heir. And that’s exactly what Prince Harry was known for throughout his time in the British royal family. After years of waiting, people are finally getting an even closer and more vulnerable look at Prince Harry and his struggles. From losing his mother, Princess Diana so suddenly and tragically, to how his life will unfold afterwards, Harry reveals it all for his memoir. Reserve.
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Before you go, click here to see all the wild and heartbreaking details Prince Harry shared at Spa.
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