From Diana to Kate: How Royals Care for Their Skin

Society's (and, truthfully, Byrdie's) obsession with the Kardashians is driven by their mesmerising beauty, business savvy and almost hypnotising ability to draw the public in with every post on social media, public appearance and every episode of their reality television show. We've been keeping up with them for over a decade—we're well versed in their spinoff shows and love lives. They have tens of millions of fans following them, yet we feel like we personally know them. They're fascinating in a way that they're both tangible and intangible at the same time—a "Kardashian konundrum" if you will.

Then there are the untouchables of society like real-life royalty. (King Kylie may be her pseudonym, but Kylie Jenner is certainly not a monarch.) Which is why we're dually entranced by the princesses, queens, duchesses and heirs around the world that also live extravagant, glamorous lives (albeit steeply contrasted from Hollywood's royalty). And unlike the open book the Kardashians/Jenners have laid out for their fans, royal families are a bit harder to crack, so when we get a piece of information about, say, their beauty routines, we're taking it as gospel and incorporating it into our own regimens. Below, we've compiled some of the most tried-and-true skincare habits of the royals.

For more royal beauty tips, see what Meghan Markle's facialist has to say about pre-wedding skincare.

This post was originally published at an earlier date and has since been updated.