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Kate Middleton did her own wedding makeup

Kate Middleton arrives at Westminster Abbey at the Royal Wedding in London Friday, April 29, 2011. AP Photo/Alastair Grant

(CBS) Most brides would prefer to have their makeup done by a professional on their wedding day, but this wasn't the case for Kate Middleton 

Middleton reportedly did her own makeup for her wedding to Prince William earlier today. 

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According to People, Middleton, 29, took several private lessons with London makeup artist, Arabella Preston, in the days before the wedding.

"She had about three or four lessons with Kate at her private flat in Chelsea and has also gone, very privately to Clarence House," wedding planner Mark Niemerko told the magazine, adding that Middleton is "comfortable and confident in doing it herself."

For the grand occasion, Middleton, who wore a lace and satin wedding gown designed by Alexander McQueen's Sarah Burton, created a soft smokey eye and peach-hued cheeks.  She completed her look with pale pink lips. 

Tell us: Were you a fan of Middleton's wedding makeup? 

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