How Daniel Martin, Meghan Markle’s Makeup Artist, Spends His Sundays


Daniel Martin frequently travels to work with clients like Jessica Biel, Elisabeth Moss, and the Duchess of Sussex, whose natural glow during the royal wedding last year garnered him loads of attention. “When I’m operating, I’m capable of visiting those remarkable locations — I’m in London or Paris or L.A., on the Four Seasons or the Ritz — my paintings are fancy,” he stated. “So when it’s my time, I attempt to maintain it as real as viable.” Mr. Martin, forty-five, lives in a duplex apartment in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, which he stocks together with his husband, Randall Stattler, 47, a domestic automation engineer (he syncs people’s gadgets to carry out excessive-tech tasks of their homes), and their black cat, Weezy, who is missing a fang. “She’s our Goth kitty,” he stated.

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POLITICS AND DRAG We typically arise approximately 8. We always have the T.V. set to MSNBC, so it’s “Meet the Press” on Sundays. Because of the current political climate, we must realize what’s up, so we’re continually watching Bill Maher or MSNBC. Or “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” If I’m visiting and don’t trap it, we’ll DVR and watch it. Politics and drag! I suggest, come on, the high-quality aggregate!

TRUE GROUNDS There’s truely espresso in the morning. I’m from Seattle, so it’s the primary aspect in the veins. It’s Café Bustelo. I’m not an espresso snob: I’m not one of these, like, ‘I’ll best drink Blue Bottle and all that.’ I want robust, darkish coffee. I use Mr. Coffee every day. I’m no longer into it being so treasured.

PREP I have a workplace upstairs where I’ll sit and do my work. I hold plenty of make-up up there. On Sundays, it’s normally approximately getting my kit together for the week: getting stuff collectively and seeing what I want to top off.. I’ll go through any programs I’ve obtained that week. It is my organizing day.

BASIC BRUNCH Just transferring to this community, we’re still attempting to find our spots. When she’s not in school, my excellent buddy, Summer Walker, works at this Korean eating place called Dokebi, which is two blocks away from us, so we’ll normally meet her there. We’ll have brunch and hold out together with her. I’m simple, so I’ll get whatever she recommends: I don’t have a fave.

NICOTINE REPLACEMENT THERAPY: This fantastic region, Brooklyn Standard, does these vegan pumpkin whoopie pies, so I’ll get that as a treat to eat that night. And there’s a Polish vicinity that’s right by way of our condominium — Jaslowiczanka Bakery — the whole thing’s in Polish, and they make those top-notch desserts. I have sweet teeth: I smoked ten years ago, after which the sweet tooth came on board. It’s wild.

SELF-CARE: if I can coordinate with my pal Joanna Vargas, I’ll go and have a facial. I constantly do the Triple Crown Facial because that’s a form of her signature. Because my activity is to attend to different humans, it’s great to be looked after equally by someone you accept as true. It understands that you’re secure in someone else’s hands, and you will be sorted.

K-BEAUTY FINDS By 3 p.m. I’m make-up buying. I’ll visit Chinatown, a Korean location known as the Saem, an okay-splendor save. It’s a laugh for me to determine what the goods are because they’re no longer in English. I usually purchase a variety of liquid eyeliners, and I how they mill powders, as it doesn’t appear like powder on the face, particularly once I shoot TV or film. Their make-up is so excellent — their eyeliners don’t pass. This one precise basis becomes glowy and radiant — it pics amazingly in an editorial.