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Charlene of Monaco

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WipsGlitter Mon 18-Jan-16 21:33:33

Here She is really pretty but needs to leave her husband step away from the make up box. I'm assuming this was professorially done shock the lips are too red and too matte and it's too heavy for a day look.

She always looks so sad.

RedMapleLeaf Mon 18-Jan-16 21:40:01


ExitPursuedByABear Mon 18-Jan-16 21:42:29

I think she has problems.

But not with her make up.

WipsGlitter Mon 18-Jan-16 21:44:54

Oops wrong link here

RedMapleLeaf Mon 18-Jan-16 21:48:45

I mean this nicely, but what is the point of this thread?

WipsGlitter Mon 18-Jan-16 21:52:41

It is a style and beauty discussion in the style and beauty section about how not to do your make up / what does not look good for a daytime make-up look.

Shinyshoes2 Mon 18-Jan-16 21:54:18

At first glance it looked as though she was in a dressing gown

ExitPursuedByABear Mon 18-Jan-16 21:56:56

Erm. You said she looked sad.

Hardly a S&B issue.

WipsGlitter Mon 18-Jan-16 21:59:12

Sorry am I not allowed to add an additional comment?


RedMapleLeaf Mon 18-Jan-16 22:00:06

It seems a personal attack, starting a thread about a specific person's appearance and expression. If you were interested in a discussion about day time make up, why single out a certain person?

CoteDAzur Mon 18-Jan-16 22:11:38

Fucking thread police hmm

OP - Yes, she has professional hairdresser & makeup artists. She looks better/happier in some other functions but this one must have been particularly grim.

She does often wear dark red lipstick in the daytime these days, like at her twins' public birthday party at Place d'Armes in Monaco.

ExitPursuedByABear Mon 18-Jan-16 22:15:57

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jasmine1979 Mon 18-Jan-16 22:47:24

I hear what you are saying op. I saw this elsewhere earlier, and thought her make-up looked way too harsh for the occasion. I think she is a striking looking woman, and the makeup just doesn't do her justice at all. It's very aging. I can see why they thought it might work, but it just doesn't does it?

whatdoIget Mon 18-Jan-16 23:00:06

I quite like her makeup. She does look strikingly sad though.
I wonder how they decide who's allowed to wear white to meet the pope and who isn't? Not sure if that's a s&b question? Probably not 😞

Buttercup443 Mon 18-Jan-16 23:18:05

Only designated catholic princesses and Queens are given the privilege of wearing white to meet the Pope.

Says the Daily Mail grin

whatdoIget Mon 18-Jan-16 23:25:48

Thanks Buttercup! I only looked at the pictures blush

TheSpottedZebra Mon 18-Jan-16 23:27:10

It's odd isn't it - the whole Sad Princess thing.
Did she really try and run away before her wedding?
Why does she always look so repulsed by her husband - shed been with him long enough before the wedding, she must have known he was a toad?

Buttercup443 Mon 18-Jan-16 23:32:21

I've met him when I was a translator in Monaco for a car show and was warned he swings both ways. I think she is beautiful but she does look sad. I heard from people in the city that she did try and leave but was talked back sad

TheSpottedZebra Mon 18-Jan-16 23:36:41

He's swung all over Europe i think! In all directions.
Was he charismatic, like people with power often are? Eg Clinton, who I met when I was about 20. And I would. We all would.

A friend met... John Major and said that he was -unexpectedly -incredibly charismatic too.

ExitPursuedByABear Mon 18-Jan-16 23:58:54

I'm sure I read that she tried to escape.


iPaid Tue 19-Jan-16 00:25:01

I agree the make up was too heavy but don't I think Charlene looks sad. I think she absolutely adores being a clothes horse, a princess and the wife of a billionaire.

WhataRacquet Tue 19-Jan-16 00:28:40

What is wrong with saying she looks sad? If she had a big grin and someone said she looks really happy would people jump on that? ridiculous.

I don't know why some people come on S&B threads angry

polyhymnia Tue 19-Jan-16 00:53:41

Off subject but yes agree about John Major who I've met.

ChristineDePisan Tue 19-Jan-16 01:15:20

Tony Blair was completely swoon-worthy when I met him back when he was the most popular PM we had had for years

Anyway, yes Charlene should have kept running when she had the chance before her wedding. Yes, sometimes her day makeup is too heavy for such fine features and fair colouring. I do feel sorry for her sad

whatdoIget Tue 19-Jan-16 01:29:58

I suppose that you probably don't get to be prime minister if you're not able to pretend not to be a power-hungry maniac

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