Revealed: Meghan Markle’s Secret Weapon For Her Picture-Perfect Appearances

Always being the spotlight as a member of the British Royal Family can certainly feel taxing. However, as a former actress, Meghan Markle has already succeeded in remaining picture perfect at all times. The Duchess of Sussex is in her final trimester of pregnancy, and she’s still managed to rock heels and look more polished and poised than we do on any given day

Appearances are extremely important for members of the royal family, and they have a ton of help to make sure they are always camera ready. However, Markle has her own special secret weapon that keeps her appearance pristine.

What is Meghan Markle’s secret weapon?

Recently, as the duchess was exiting a car for an appearance at City University in London, on-lookers spotted a packet of peppermint Smints in the door of her vehicle. It looks like the Suits alum keeps the peppermints with her at all times to make sure her breath is fresh during her various appearances all over the United Kingdom.

In addition to her mints, the mother-to-be also loves to travel with Hildon natural mineral water so that she can remain hydrated. We also wouldn’t be surprised if she kept a few snacks tucked away. After all, Markle’s sister-in-law, Duchess Kate Middleton explained that during her pregnancies, she likes to keep a small container of snacks just in case she gets hungry on the go.

Meghan Markle is very particular about her apperence

One of the downsides of Hollywood is the constant erasure of what are deemed to be “imperfections.” Markle hates it when photographs erase her freckles off of her cafe-au-lait skin or she is altered in any way.  The former actress once told Allure, “To this day, my pet peeve is when my skin tone is changed, and my freckles are airbrushed out of a photo shoot.” To date, she’s obsessed with her 2017 Vanity Fair cover because it shows her just how she is.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle | Chris Jackson/Getty Images

Prince Harry makes getting photos of Meghan Markle difficult

Markle’s gripe with photos might have to do with body positivity and society’s obsession with photoshop and perfection, but photographers also have a bone to pick with the Duchess of Sussex and her red-headed hubby. Apparently, Prince Harry makes it extremely difficult for photogs to snap good pictures of his pregnant wife. Tim Rooke who has been taking photographs of the royal family for 20 years explained to InStyle, “Ms. Markle and Prince Harry are very much in love, in fact, it’s hard for me to capture a picture of them each alone because they always either locked in each other’s gazes or joined hands. We like to get fashion shots of what she’s wearing on these occasions, but they are often hard to get because she’s always holding Harry’s hand, making it difficult to get the full fashion shot without cropping out her arm.”

Luckily, Markle has been doing a lot more appearances alone, so photographers have been able to capture perfect photos of the glowing duchess and her growing baby bump.

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