Beauty therapist presented as Kate Middleton’s beautician has never worked for her

During a segment on This Morning this week, Deborah Mitchell was introduced as “the beauty therapist to Camilla and the Duchess of Cambridge.”

The esthetician said that she uses various types of treatments and, contrary to what is expected, one of these is within the reach of most of us.

Mitchell surprised the audience by revealing that her secret is a Nutella face mask, and while she didn’t specify whether she has used it on Kate, she did mention applying the treatment on one client with “really good skin.” [via Marie Claire UK]

According to Mitchell, chocolate contains substances such as palm oil moisturizer which makes the skin moist and smooth.

However, according to the Daily Mail, Kensington Palace has denied that the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, is one of Deborah Mitchell’s clients.

In addition, Mitchell herself denied to MailOnline having any connection with Kate: “I have never claimed the Duchess of Cambridge has been a client.”

“I have treated royalty all over the world, I have treated a lot of celebrities and a lot of celebrities use my products. I like to keep my customers’ confidentiality,” she explained.

Duchess Kate stuns at Bafta awards in Alexander McQueen gown

Held on February 12, the gala celebrated its 70th birthday, and Kate’s arrival on the red carpet, along with her husband Prince William, did not go unnoticed.

Braving the cold in London, Catherine attracted the attention and enthusiasm of the fans gathered outside.

The royal mom-of-two made a sensation on the red carpet with her off-the-shoulder floral dress, which she accessorized with a pair of imposing diamond earrings, a shiny silver bracelet and her ring.

For a special occasion such as the Baftas, the Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, relied on Alexander McQueen, one of her most trusted designers.

Kate famously chose British designer Sarah Burton, of Alexander McQueen’s fashion house, to make her gorgeous lace wedding dress in 2011.

On stage, Prince William presented Mel Brooks with the Fellowship Award, the most prestigious award of the evening.

Kate Middleton pregnant: bets placed on royal baby in 2017

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, are said to be thinking of expanding their family, thus offering the Queen her sixth great-grandchild.

Last year in October, bookmaker Ladbrokes placed the odds at 4/6 that the royal couple would welcome another child in 2017.

Now bookmakers Betfair are banking on the possibility of an official baby announcement by the end of this year. [via Express]

A recent report claiming that Kate was considering in vitro fertilization and hiring a surrogate to carry the baby was denied by Gossip Cop.

Kate Middleton pregnancy and surrogacy rumors denied

Ever since their nuptials in April 2011, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, have constantly been the target of pregnancy speculation.

Now a report by RadarOnline claims that Kate is battling eating disorders and is allegedly too thin to carry another pregnancy.

The article also claims that the pair has decided to opt for in vitro fertilization and will hire a surrogate to carry the baby.

However, Gossip Cop denies the allegations after speaking with a palace contact, who says that the rumors are “tabloid rubbish.”

Kate Middleton themed café opens in Australia

Prince William’s wife has inspired a café in Melbourne, Australia, with an interior as elegant as the Duchess of Cambridge.

The café opened last year in September and its owner, Randy Dhamanhuri, has made no secret of who his muse was.

“She’s undoubtedly royal but has this humble persona,” Dhamanhuri told People. “I think she’s the definition of timeless beauty and class in this modern age. Not just speaking of her look, but more so on how she carries herself in public.”

The name of the café, Middletown, is a play on the word “Middleton” which is Catherine’s maiden name.

The walls are painted in royal blue, inspired by the color of Kate’s sapphire ring, previously worn by Princess Diana.

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Also, the tiles on the floor are inspired by those of Westminster Abbey, where William and Kate were married in 2011.

Kate Middleton talks about honesty and kindness during school visit

Monday marked the beginning of Children’s Mental Health Week and the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge celebrated the occasion by visiting Mitchell Brook Primary School in north west London.

The pair met staff and primary school children in an attempt to promote their campaign, Heads Together.

The Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, who looked lovely in a red suit by Luisa Spagnoli, gave a speech about mental health.

“People often ask me why I am so interested in the mental health of children and young people,” she said. “The answer is quite simple – it is because I think that every child should have the best possible start in life. When I was growing up I was very lucky. My family was the most important thing to me. They provided me with somewhere safe to grow and learn, and I know I was fortunate not to have been confronted by serious adversity at a young age.”

She continued: “For some children, maybe there are some here today; I know that life can sometimes feel difficult and full of challenges. I think that every child should have people around them to show them love, and to show them kindness, and nurture them as they grow. This is what Place2Be is doing so amazingly here in your school.”

“If we are worried, upset, lonely or angry – the best thing to do is to talk to someone about it” the Duchess said. “Whether that is your mother or father, a teacher or a friend. I know that in your school you have been working on a project to spread a little kindness and I think this is such an important thing to do. If you see someone who you think might need help, try and be kind to them. Keep a look out for them if they are on their own or seem sad or worried. Perhaps they just need a hug or someone to talk to. I know it is hard if you are feeling down yourself. But helping someone out will also make you feel so much better too.”


Catherine ended her speech by drawing on her own experience on the matter with her children, George and Charlotte.

She said: “My parents taught me about the importance of qualities like kindness, respect, and honesty, and I realise how central, values like these have been to me throughout my life. That is why William and I want to teach our little children, George and Charlotte just how important these things are as they grow up. In my view it is just as important as excelling at maths or sport.”

Kate also awarded the first “Kindness Cup” to the child who “has shown exceptional kindness in their school community and beyond”.

Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince Harry take part in charity race


On Sunday the three royals were accompanied by 150 runners training for the London Marathon at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Harry eventually came in first, with William as runner-up and Kate following close behind the two brothers.

A video of them racing was shared by the Heads Together campaign, with the caption: “Catherine, William And Prince Harry training with the #TeamHeadsTogether.”

Catherine, William And Prince Harry training with the #TeamHeadsTogether

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Kate, William and Harry often join forces for the mental health campaign by taking part in various events that support their cause.

Kate Middleton not banned from BAFTA Awards despite reports

The most important British film awards will be held in London on February 12 and Kensington Palace confirmed last month that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, née Kate Middleton, will be the guests of honor at the ceremony.

However, according to a report by The Sun, organizers are worried that Duchess Kate’s presence could overshadow the celebrities taking part in the event.

In addition, Prince William, who has been President of the Academy since February 2010, has been criticized for having skipped the last two awards ceremonies.

Faced with the controversy, BAFTA organizers issued a statement to deny the rumors.

“For clarity—this is nonsense. As we confirmed last night it’s completely untrue that BAFTA has suggested that our President attend on his own.We would be delighted to welcome Their Royal Highnesses any year that they are able to attend,” a spokesperson told Harper’s BAZAAR UK.

The prince will also present the BAFTA Fellowship Award in recognition of exceptional contribution to the arts.

Actresses Emily Blunt, Emma Stone and Naomie Harris are expected to show up at the event.

Prince Harry’s girlfriend Meghan Markle meets Kate Middleton

Prince Harry is really under the spell of his new love, Meghan Markle, and he wants his family to adore her too.

A source from The Sun revealed that a meeting between the two was held at Kensington Palace on January 10.

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“Kate was really looking forward to meeting Meghan and she knew how important it was to Harry,” the source said. “They are very close and he really values her opinion on girlfriends.”

Their first encounter reportedly went “really well”: Meghan even offered Kate, who turned 35 on January 9th, a gift – a leather bound “dream diary.”

Harry also presented his girlfriend to his niece, Princess Charlotte, Kate and William’s daughter, who is 20 months old.

Kate Middleton and Prince William won’t be spending Valentine’s Day together due to an official engagement

According to Hello! magazine, Catherine will be surrounded by hundreds of young men in uniform, namely air cadets from the Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire Wing Air Training Corps, currently participating in a half-term skills development camp.

A statement from the Palace said: “The week acts as an initial ‘camp experience’ for cadets who are in their first six months of membership. Her Royal Highness will join the cadets as they view a Tutor aircraft, and participate in a personal development training session.”

Over a year ago, the mother-of-two became Royal Patron and Honorary Air Commandant of the Air Cadet Organisation.

The RAF Air Cadets supports the promotion of aviation among youth, offers training and encourages the development of life skills.

Perhaps the couple will get the chance for celebration in April when they will be marking their sixth wedding anniversary.