Meghan Markle’s longtime facialist and close friend praised the “kind and generous” Duchess of Sussex and their “inspiring” bond in a gushing interview.
London-based beauty expert Sarah Chapman has been working with 38-year-old Meghan for several years after being introduced to the former Suits star just days before announcing her engagement to Prince Harry in 2017.
According to Sarah, the two have since formed an incredibly close friendship – and the facialist was actually one of the few people who saw Meghan the day before her wedding in May 2018 with Prince Harry, when she prepared the skin for his mother for the big day.
Congratulations: Meghan Markle’s facialist praised the Duchess for “kind, generous and inspiring” while opening the possibility of working with her before her marriage
Close bond: London-based beauty expert Sarah Chapman met 38-year-old Meghan a few days before announcing her engagement to Prince Harry
Now Sarah has shared more details about their relationship, telling people what an “incredible experience” it has been to know Meghan in a more personal way.
“I feel very fortunate to have built a great friendship with Meghan,” said the British beauty expert, before explaining that the two had really bonded in the weeks leading up to the wedding.
“It was an amazing experience and I really got to know her and the kind of person she is: kind, generous, inspiring and always considering how she can help others. “
Although she is preparing to walk down the aisle in front of millions of people around the world, Sarah says that Meghan was incredibly relaxed and calm in the period leading up to the wedding, and she remembers laughing and joking with the Duchess during of these sessions.
“I always left the feeling that I could change the world – she is who she is,” said Sarah, describing Meghan as “selfless” and with a “strong desire to help people”.
Indeed, while Sarah worked on the magic of Meghan’s skin before her wedding, making sure she looked “hydrated, nourished and shiny” for her special day, she said that good care skin wasn’t the only thing at stake when it came to her beauty bride.
“Inner beauty shines through people, you can see it in their skin if someone radiates happiness and health – there is so much more than skincare,” she noted.
Natural beauty: Sarah and Meghan have worked closely together ever since, and skin care expert says they’ve become friends
Support: While in London, Meghan regularly visited Sarah for facials, and skin care expert says she has always been “inspired” by her time with former Suits star
In the years since their first meeting, Sarah has become Meghan’s undeniable skin care guru, and is said to have undergone regular treatments with the beauty expert while living in London.
However, earlier this year, Meghan and Prince Harry left royal life in the United Kingdom and moved to the United States, spending several months in a house in Canada, before moving to a house in LA.
According to Sarah, the move came at exactly the right time.
“It was like saying something, things have changed,” she said of the couple’s move.
That being said, Sarah admits that she is sad that the couple no longer lives in the UK, explaining that she thinks the couple has done a lot behind the scenes that many people were unaware of.
“It is too bad that we no longer have them here in the country – there are so many that they make people not necessarily see,” she said.
Sarah’s People’s interview is not the first time she’s talked about her admiration for Meghan and her family.
Upset: Although Sarah thinks it was time for Meghan and Harry to say something about their desire to move to the United States, she said it was “a pity” that they no longer live at the UJ
On April 3, the beauty pro shared a series of images of Meghan’s “glowing skin moments” on Instagram, and she took the opportunity to send warm wishes to the Duchess of Sussex, as well as to her husband. and their son Archie.
“Thanks to my work, I have the chance to meet incredible, interesting and inspiring people and over the past two and a half years, I feel honored to have spent a lot of time with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex” , she wrote.
“With Meghan, what started as a customer relationship quickly turned into a dear friendship and she welcomed me into their lives.
“I feel very grateful to be a small part of their journey observing the passion for everything they do and the compassion for the causes and people they meet, but also for witnessing the moments that others do not see. Who they are at home, as parents, partners and friends, the kind and down to earth people they are when no one is looking at them.
“Every day we learn something new and I have learned a lot from them, and I always let our time together feel fulfilled and inspired to help people in every way possible.”
She concluded the post: “And to Meghan, Harry and little Archie: send lots of love and positivity during this transition. I know there will be so many ways to continue to touch people’s lives and allow for positive change and we look forward to seeing what you do next.
“See you soon and thank you for everything you do. “