Meghan Markle Doing Her Makeup in an Uber Is Seriously Impressive

Updated 06/01/18

Anyone who's ever applied eyeliner or mascara while commuting has a superpower, whether they know it or not. Between bumps in the road, stop-and-go traffic, and all the other joys of being a passenger in a bustling city, applying a full face of makeup on the road (or on the tracks) is a skill we all deserve to list on our LinkedIns. For the most part, the prowess is reserved for laypeople, though. Celebrities and tastemakers have their own glam squad to perfect their looks before they step in their cars.

But recently, Brides resurfaced a 2016 video of Meghan Markle—in partnership with Uber and Bobbi Brown—artfully "retouching" her makeup with Brown's Retouching stick products, perfect for when you're running between meetings and events. 

In the video, Markle is joined by Brown herself for a makeup refresh before a meeting of her own. Brown (who actually says she always does her makeup in the back of a car) hands Markle her Retouching Wand, which Brown calls a "Cinderella wand," to spot-treat any areas where you'd normally reapply foundation. (Brown says you can even apply it all along your face as it's super blendable and meant to be an exact match for skin.) She then hands Markle her Retouching Face Pencil in a lighter shade to conceal any "spots" and to brighten the under-eye area.

The pencil is also offered in a pearlized Illuminate shade for a quick glow-up, which Markle applies along her cheekbones. Within minutes, she's ready to take on her meeting with an airbrushed finish and luminous glow—perfectly suited for a soon-to-be-princess.

Retouching Face Pencil Porcelain 2 0.084 oz/ 2.4 g
Bobbi Brown Retouching Wand $34
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Sheer and super blendable, this padded wand picks up where your foundation left off to touch up any foundation wear and tear. 

Retouching Face Pencil Porcelain 2 0.084 oz/ 2.4 g
Bobbi Brown Retouching Face Pencil Porcelain $34
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Blemishes and discoloration don't stand a chance against this full-coverage concealing stick. It's super creamy, so no caking or creasing. Users say it's among the best concealers they've ever used.

Gel Color Lip + Cheek Balm Luxe 0.10 oz/ 2.8 g
Nudestix Gel Color Lip + Cheek Balm Luxe $24
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It's a lip balm meets a gloss meets a lip color all in one (without the stickiness). Swipe it on your lips for a quick dose of rich color and gel shine, or pat it on your cheeks for a dewy flush. 

Matte Bronzer Baked 1 oz/ 28 g
Milk Makeup Matte Bronzer Baked $24
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Warm up your face quickly with this matte bronzing stick. It's sheer enough for just a slight bit of sun-kissed radiance but buildable for heavy sculpting and definition. 

Match Stix Trio Medium 200 2 x 0.25 oz/ 7.10 g (Matte Skinstick), 0.25 oz/ 7.10g (Shimmer Skinstick)
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Match Stix Trio $54
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Rihanna's magnetic Match Stix are the perfect purse-dwellers for midday touch-ups. This trio is a killer one-two-three punch of concealer, bronzer, and unexpected rust-colored highlight.

! Glow Stick Sunscreen SPF 50 1 oz/ 28 g
Supergoop Glow Stick $25
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Meet the answer to typical chalky sunscreen formulas. This clear stick from Supergoop also imparts a dewy highlight so you can glow while you protect—ideal for the beach when you need to quickly reapply but have sandy hands.

Cover(t) Stick Color Corrector 310 Bright Now 0.56 oz
Marc Jacobs Cover(t) Stick Color Corrector $42
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Almost too pretty to use, this marbleized pre-concealer correcting stick comes in three shades to address different skin concerns: dullness, redness, and hyperpigmentation. It's also got blurring pigments to filter light and hide pores—the ultimate morning-after companion, no?

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick $29
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Sarah Jessica Parker swears by this caviar stick and credits her signature smoky eye to the emerald shade, Jungle. These fan-favorite eye shadow sticks are the easiest way to dress up your lids in a flash without any extra tools. 

Revlon Photo Ready Insta-Fix Highlighting Stick $12
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This editor can't get enough of this highlighting stick. While initially creamy, it finishes like a finely milled powder for the dreamiest sheen to finish off your makeup look. I don't feel complete without it. 

Flower Beauty Kiss Me Twice Lip & Cheek Chubby $10
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Give lips a pretty Popsicle stain with Flower's ultra-thick tinted balm. It's also perfect for cheeks as a replacement for cream blush.

Up next, take a look at Markle's jaw-defining facial you can perform on yourself at home.

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