The one thing you'll never see the Queen and Duchess of Cambridge wearing

The women of the royal family would never be caught in this beauty product [Photo: PA]

The Queen and the Duchess of Cambridge don’t have a lot in common when it comes to style.

Although they both stick to the royal rules of no short skirts or cleavage on show, Kate favours much more modern silhouettes while the Queen sticks to her traditional skirt suits.

But there is one thing that Elizabeth and Kate share: a love for neutral nail varnish.

Both the Duchess of Cambridge and the Queen are always seen with neutral-coloured nails [Photo: PA]

It’s unlikely it’s entirely down to personal choice as royal wardrobe rules dictate that no coloured nail varnish should be worn during public engagements.

The Queen has been wearing the same shade of nail varnish since 1989. (It’s Essie’s Ballet Slippers in case you’re wondering.)

Kate has been known to sport a red pedicure every now and then [Photo: PA]

The Duchess seems to have been inspired by the natural colour, wearing it for her 2011 wedding to Prince William and on countless occasions since.

However, Kate has been known to sport a ruby red pedicure on the rare occasions she gets her toes out in a strappy sandal.

Meghan Markle has also gown down the natural nail route [Photo: Getty]

Funnily enough, Meghan Markle’s first real public appearance with Prince Harry saw the actress wear a neutral colour on her nails.

Perhaps she is getting into the royal way of life after all. (Although we don’t think the Queen will take too much of a liking to her ripped jeans.)

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