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Meghan Markle attends the Terrance Higgins Trust World AIDS Day charity fair at Nottingham Contemporary on December 1, 2017 in Nottingham Chris Jackson/Getty Images

She counts Millie Mackintosh and Misha Nonoo as some of her best London pals, but Meghan Markle has found a new BFF on British soil.

The 36-year-old Suits actress – who is set to marry Prince Harry in May 2018 – is said to have struck up a surreptitious friendship with none other than Posh Spice, Victoria Beckham.

LA-born Markle has reportedly grown close to the fashion designer, who has her own make-up line with Estée Lauder, following the announcement of her engagement on 27 November and plans to relocate to the UK, The Sun reports.

Markle, a big fan of expensive facials and skincare, is alleged to have bonded with the pop star-turned-designer over hair and beauty tips.

Beckham lives nearby Markle and Harry in Kensington with David and her four children in Holland Park, and is said to have recommended a list of exclusive salons to Markle as she settles into UK life.

The actress and humanitarian is no stranger to some of London's top facialists, having paid a visit to Sarah Chapman's famed Chelsea clinic and London-based aesthetician Nichola Joss, who counts Jennifer Lopez as a client – and it could all be down to VB's tips.

An insider told the publication: "Meghan has been really pleased with Victoria's beauty recommendations and has her to thank for meeting new friends in London.

"They have grown close and ­regularly text after Victoria told Meghan to visit Sarah Chapman, who bills herself 'London's most sought-after facialist'. Meghan trusts and appreciates her advice. She is even thinking about using Victoria's ­hairdresser over the Christmas ­period."

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While a facial massage with Joss can cost around £250, a beauty treatment with Beckham's go-to facialist, Ms Chapman, can set you back £600 per session and there is a six-month waiting list.

But Markle has already been snapped outside the beauty haunt carrying one of the clinic's branded bags just weeks before her engagement news was announced to the public.

It's not all super-expensive treatments and products for the future royal, however, as Markle previously told Beauty Banter that she has been a long-time fan of Nivea Q10 Firming Body Lotion, which costs £5.29 from Boots.

She said: "I use this religiously. It's honestly my favourite lotion on the market, it's so affordable, and makes my skin look and feel amazing. I would buy a case of this at a time if I could find it."