Amal Clooney's Makeup Artist Is Awarded MBE by Queen Elizabeth

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Charlotte Tilbury is now a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire! 

The celebrity makeup artist was awarded MBE by Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday at Buckingham Palace as one of the most influential figures in the beauty and cosmetics industry.

Charlotte Tilbury and Queen Elizabeth
Courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

Not only does Tilbury glam up the world's most famous faces -- Amal Clooney, Kate Moss and Nicole Kidman to name just a few -- she is also the founder of a very successful eponymous makeup and skincare line. The British lady boss recently did the makeup for the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

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What an incredible day darlings!! Here is a close up of the official Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2018 look on Elsa Hosk!! Follow me for more backstage secrets... would love to know what you think!

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Tilbury, who has been in the business for 26 years, looked gorgeous in a black Temperley London dress, Lara Bohnic belt, veiled hat by Victoria Grant and Jimmy Choo shoes with a full face of her own products, of course. 

Charlotte Tilbury MBE, Queen Elizabeth
Courtesy of Charlotte Tilbury

She shared the momentous occasion on Instagram with a heartfelt caption, thanking her family and friends. She joins other MBE celebrities including Adele, Ed Sheeran, Gugu Mbatha-Raw and many more. 

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I feel so incredibly honoured and proud to have received my MBE today! I want to thank my wonderful family, my friends, my dream team, and my inspirational industry peers who have supported me along the way! I always say it takes a team to build a dream, and this is a dream come true for me. ✨💗💄💫 Thank you again to 👗@temperleylondon 🎩 @victoriagrant @fenwickofficial, belt @larabohinc , 👠 @jimmychoo, styled by @fionarubie, tailoring by @_dellageorge, hair by @pauljoneshair, nails by @claudinecookbeauty. 💄 Stars in Your Eyes palette in Happy Eyes, Hollywood Flawless Filter, Pillow Talk Lip Liner & lipstick, Full Fat Lashes, Magic Away, Hollywood Contour wand & beauty light wand.

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