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Meghan Markle loves this ultra-hydrating moisturizer — get it at a rare discount

It's not just the Duchess of Sussex: Reviewers over 50 say Tatcha's Water Cream leaves skin plump and smooth.

I write a lot about skin creams and celebrities who enjoy skin creams. In fact, I recently wrote about Jennifer Aniston's skin-care preferences, which include the very brand I'm about to discuss today. It's called Tatcha, it's excellent and according to a scene from her Netflix documentary and an interview in Allure, Meghan Markle is also a fan.

Specifically, there's a scene in Harry & Meghan where the Duchess of Sussex is seen chatting up longtime makeup artist Daniel Martin while he preps her for an event. On the table in front of them is Tatcha's famous Water Cream, a product from the longtime cult-favorite Japanese brand. Right now, Tatcha is hosting its annual Friends & Family Event, offering 20% off sitewide. That drops the price of this cream to just $58.

This award-winning favorite is a bestseller for a reason: It's clinically proven to increase hydration, reducing fine lines and making skin instantly softer and dewier.

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This premium cream rarely goes on sale, but Tatcha's big sale brings the price down to the lowest we've seen it all year. Just make sure you use promo code FRIEND24 at checkout. Now's the time to pounce if you want your skin to bounce all summer long.

Listen, I get it. It might feel strange to purchase something just because some lady writing a story on the internet saw it on a famous person's beauty counter. But Markle's love for Water Cream isn't the only reason it's worth your hard-earned cash. It's ultra-hydrating but not greasy. It has a silky texture that absorbs quickly without leaving behind a sticky residue or pilling, which is a common problem with even expensive products. Water Cream is a luxurious face moisturizer updated for the modern age — less thick and gloopy and more velvety and refined. It also works well to prime skin under makeup while softening fine lines and reducing the appearance of pores. In other words? It's great.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex
Meghan Markle has spoken fondly of Japanese brand Tatcha over the years. (Getty)

On the Tatcha website, more than 3,500 shoppers give Water Cream a collective 4.7 out of 5 stars. Women in their 50s, 60s and beyond are especially smitten.

"I am 61 years old and I've used many moisturizers and hydrators and I've got to say, the Water Cream is the best!" said one fan. "Not heavy, not greasy, very lightweight, absorbs very quickly. My face feels silky smooth after applying just a tiny amount."

"This Water Cream is amazing," said one shopper. "It goes on smooth, hydrates my skin and plumps the surface for beautiful texture. I have oily skin, but you wouldn't know it by looking at me."

"I have been using Tatcha products for about four years, and I absolutely love the Water Cream," said a loyal buyer. "I love the texture and how it feels when I apply it to my face. Love the smell and how my face feels and looks after. I am also 60 years old and no one thinks I'm that old. I don't wear makeup, but I use great facial products!"

Another person deemed the cream "magic in a jar" and said they've never used a product this good. "My skin feels and looks 100% better. I use all Tatcha skincare now, nothing else ... Since using Tatcha I have been going bare-faced and I have more confidence in my skin. I look refreshed and so clean and bright."

The only downside for most shoppers is the price, which is fair. Even on sale, this little jar of cream is over $50.

"I love this cream. It feels like magic on your skin. I wish it wasn't so expensive, but the beauty of the packaging and the feel on my skin makes me splurge," said one happy customer.

"The cream is light in texture and fragrance and sinks in quickly, feels luxurious and cooling. It's expensive but my skin looks really good, so I'm happy," added another.

Reviewers say a little Water Cream goes a long way, helping justify the splurge.

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Another Markle pick: This skin-smoothing exfoliator, which is marked down in three skin-type-specific formulas:

Markle once told Allure that she loves Rice Polish because "it just sort of foams on your face and gives you a really subtle exfoliation.”

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Jennifer Aniston is a fan of the brand too. Last year, she shared a photo from the set of The Morning Show, and Tatcha's Serum Stick was on the table.

The dewy serum can help blur the face and keep makeup from setting into fine lines. It can also be used over makeup to hydrate dry spots.

"While pressing the soft, yet solid serum against my skin's body temperature, it deliquesces into the fine lines around my eyes and lips," explained one shopper. "I immediately see a difference, as though the lines have been 'plumped up' with a filler."

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.