AOther than Kate and Meghan: it is there Queen Elizabeth II that everyone agrees. 70 years after his coronation, remains one of the most beloved members of the Windsor household by the Britishespecially following the disappearance of Prince Philip.
His Majesty, moreover, 96 years old on April 21it took her life to become an icon, and has no intention of giving way to the new generations of beautiful ladies who gravitate around the Royal Family.
Elizabeth II, 96 years old as an icon of style and beauty
The success of Queen Elizabeth II however, it lies not only in the authority that for 70 years has seen it as a reference point for Great Britain and the Commonwealth, but also in one recognizable stylewhich has changed little over time, helping to transform her into a real star.
The first thing that comes to mind of her are clothes in perfect Pantone scale. It is not known exactly how many she has in her wardrobe, but she certainly does not lack any nuances.
According to a survey conducted by the Daily Mail in 2012, his favorite color would be blueworn in 29% of the public occasions of the previous year, followed by green and pink, although her favorite dress, worn more than once, is of a butter yellow.
Each look is rigorously cataloged, as revealed by the royal couturier Stewart Parwin, may it never be that the august sovereign wears the same outfit on similar occasions or, even worse, to meet the same head of state.
Under the coats, often, floral patterns, but few notice them. The reason for so much color is simple, as revealed by the daughter-in-law Sophie Rhys-Jones, wife of the fourth child Edward, in the course of a documentary made for the 90th anniversary of the sovereign: the queen must be recognizable by her subjects, but also by the security officers who watch over her during the official events in which she participates. Similarly use strictly transparent umbrellas.
Porcelain skin and no sun for Elizabeth II
Under so much color, a very white skin. Elizabeth II never gave up on hats, scarves and parasols in the hottest months of the year, always (among other things) spent in the cool of Scotland.
In short, no sun, and indeed there is no trace of stains on her porcelain complexion, nor any other damage from wild tanning.
La beauty routine regale
The beauty routine is based on consolidated rituals. The Queen has been using the same Bronnley soap since 1955. Even in the beauty case, the products have been the same for years, with few whims.
Il favorite perfume is White Rose by Floris, historic British brand, while the enamel is the Ballet Slippers you essie, a very clear nuance between nude and milk.
Queen Elizabeth, passion lipstick
If you could meet Queen Elizabeth in a perfumery, you would surely find her in front of an exhibitor of rossetti, they are his greatest passion.
Suffice it to say that in 1952, on the occasion of the wedding with Prince Philip, he commissioned a custom one to the Clarins company. He was called The Balmoral Lipstick, in honor of the holiday resort so loved by the then princess.
Today she always chooses very bright shades in shades of pink and cyclamen, often combined with outfits, and never goes out without lipstick (the most used is by Elizabeth Arden).
Proof? On several occasions she took it out of her purse for a quick tweak, even in public. She may be a woman of iron, but she is still a woman. God save the Queen. And its beauty case.
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