Meghan Markle’s makeup artist Daniel Martin flies to London

The Duchess of Sussex’s trusted makeup artist and close friend Daniel Martin arrives in London ahead of Meghan and Harry’s platinum jubilee visit.

US-based Martin, who did makeup for Meghan’s wedding and remains part of her inner circle, rubbed shoulders with the Duchess’ longtime college friend Lindsay Ross and her hairdresser George Northwood at an event in London over the weekend And passed.

Ross was one of Meghan’s best friends at Northwestern and lived in the UK with her husband and children. Northwood, who has also styled Alexa Chung and Daisy Edgar-Jones, has its eponymous salon in London.

Both Martin and Northwood have recently flown to the Netherlands to groom Meghan as she attends the Invictus Games with husband Prince Harry, and the couple is expected to be there when they get engaged in the UK this week.

Sussex Squad Assemble! At an event in London over the weekend, Daniel Martin, who did Meghan's makeup, rubbed shoulders with Meghan's longtime college friend Lindsay Ross and her hairdresser George Northwood, still part of her inner circle.

Sussex Squad Assemble! At an event in London over the weekend, Daniel Martin, who did Meghan’s makeup, rubbed shoulders with Meghan’s longtime college friend Lindsay Ross and her hairdresser George Northwood, still part of her inner circle.

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Daniel Martin: Seattle-born Daniel has been friends with Meghan since 2011 while filming Suits in Toronto, and earned high marks for her natural-looking makeup at her 2018 wedding.

Speaking about their friendship earlier, Daniel revealed that Meghan doesn’t have a PR person, so when she needed a makeup artist, she personally contacted Daniel’s agent at The Wall Group.

He has been on hand to support the Duchess at her most high-profile events, and recently joined her at the Invictus Games in the Netherlands.

Martin has spoken out publicly in defense of the Duchess.

Lindsay Ross: Megan and Lindsay have been friends since they met in Tony Morrison’s literature class during their freshman year at Northwestern University, where they graduated in 2003.

They remained close while Meghan continued to pursue acting, eventually earning her a high-profile role in Suits.

Lindsay has also acted a bit, appearing as an extra in “Mona Lisa Smile” with Julia Roberts and Kirsten Dunst, and in “Raise Your Voice” with Hilary Duff.

She has since gone on to serve as a producer on Larry King Now, The Real Girl’s Kitchen and Queen Boss.

TV producer Ross married Brit Gavin Jordan in 2016, with Meghan serving as a bridesmaid. She and Jordan now live in the UK.

George Northwood: The barber’s other clients include Alexa Chung, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Alicia Vikander, who was a regular on the Sussex team when Harry, 37, and Meghan, 40, lived in the UK and was trusted to lock her up for the Duchess s hair. wedding day.

The last time Northwood teamed up with the Duchess of Sussex was in March 2020 for a final royal event, when they thought they would meet at the Invictus Games next month.

The pandemic meant the couple could not be reunited until a long-delayed event was held last month.

The couple will be travelling with their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, who will celebrate her first birthday with a party in Windsor on Saturday.

The trip will mark the first meeting between the 96-year-old Queen and her great-granddaughter named after her.

Martin promotes skincare company Tatcha in the capital, where he serves as global head of arts and education.

Seattle-born Daniel has been friends with Meghan since 2011 while filming Suits in Toronto, and earned high marks for her natural-looking makeup at her 2018 wedding.

Speaking about their friendship earlier, Daniel revealed that Meghan doesn’t have a PR person, so when she needed a makeup artist, she personally contacted Daniel’s agent at The Wall Group.

BFF: Daniel Martin poses with one of Meghan's best friends from Northwestern University, Lindsay Ross, living in UK with husband and kids

BFF: Daniel Martin poses with one of Meghan’s best friends from Northwestern University, Lindsay Ross, living in UK with husband and kids

He said they all had “instant contact”.

“I knew what she wanted – that’s one of them, she looked at herself in the mirror and was like, ‘Oh my God, this is what I’ve always wanted, but I don’t know how to get there,’ he told d beauty website into the gloss

The two then kept in touch, and while working on her former blog The Tig, Meghan asked Daniel to give her a hand.

Daniel has not been shy about speaking to the media about his relationship with the royal family. In December, he told PEOPLE that Harry and Meghan “love life” as a family of four at their $14 million mansion in Montecito.

“It’s about finding work-life balance right now. They’re going through it themselves,” Daniel said after joining Meghan in New York in November.

Lilibet, meet Lilibet! The Queen will meet Lilibet, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (pictured right), for the first time at her first-year-old birthday party during this weekend's jubilee celebrations.Archie with Prince Harry

Lilibet, meet Lilibet! The Queen will meet Lilibet, daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex (pictured right), for the first time at her first-year-old birthday party during this weekend’s jubilee celebrations.Archie with Prince Harry

He added: “Harry jokes a lot and Meghan is really funny. Glad to make those belly laughs again! They love being a family of four. ”

Meanwhile, George, 41, from London, has been working with the Duchess for the past four years.

He was responsible for her chic wedding reception in May 2018, “Messy Bun”, and all 40 looks for her and Harry’s 2018 trip to Australia, New Zealand, Figi and Tonga.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex and their children will live in Frogmore Cottage, their Windsor home, just a short drive from the Queen’s private apartment in the castle.

Get ready with open arms: The Queen will welcome Harry and Meghan with open arms next week as her family gathers to celebrate her historic platinum jubilee

Get ready with open arms: The Queen will welcome Harry and Meghan with open arms next week as her family gathers to celebrate her historic platinum jubilee

The monarch has made it clear she does not want any family drama to overshadow the weekend’s four-day national celebrations.

One source said the humble monarch wanted the Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend from Thursday to Sunday to be “a moment when the nation, including her own family, came together”. Harry, 37, and Meghan, 40, will attend the National Thanksgiving service for the Queen at St Paul’s Cathedral on Friday.

It is understood that the Sussexes are likely to attend at least one other public event – although sources have strongly warned that the public “do not expect them to be at every event”.