Hair Care

10 Products Beauty Editors Can’t Live Without

As a beauty editor, I get sent a lot of free products to review (tough job, I know). But there are some gems I’ve found over the years that are worth every penny—even if that means spending my own money on them. I asked my fellow Time Inc. (Real Simple’s parent company) beauty editors to share their most beloved beauty products and why they’re so great.

6 Ways to Make Your Hair Color Last Longer

You’ve spent good money getting your hair colored at the salon. Now, you want to make it last. Here, six products that’ll buy you time in between visits and, ultimately, save you money.

Are You Washing Your Hair the Wrong Way?

Get the most out of your shampoo and conditioner with these expert techniques from Kérastase Paris consulting hairstylist Matt Fugate and Fox & Jane co-founder and creative director Lorean Cairns.

The Surprising Habit That’s Destroying Your Hair

A little tip from my stylist changed how I carry my bag.

The Best Dry Shampoo


For some women, dry shampoo has become a must-have beauty product (second only to staples like toothpaste). After all, using it buys you time in between shampoos. But, in addition to absorbing oil, these hard-working formulas offer some extra benefits.

7 Things Your Hair Stylist Wishes You Knew

We know the basic salon etiquette—be on time, leave a 20 percent tip, don’t take phone calls, etc.—but what do stylists really wish we did during our visit? We asked a handful from different salons to share their biggest pet peeves so we can all be the best client—with the best hair.

6 Natural Beauty Brands That Actually Work

Equal parts efficacious and earth-friendly, these natural brands deliver beauty benefits (smooth skin, shiny hair, and luscious lashes) using ingredients you can actually pronounce (and don’t have to stress over).

How Much Dry Shampoo Is Too Much? 

Dry shampoo can be just the solution your busy mornings need. But could there be any consequences to this whole "dirty hair" trend? Mona Gohara, M.D., a dermatologist at the Yale School of Medicine, and celebrity stylist Sunnie Brook Jones reveal the truth behind our favorite bad hair day fix.

6 Charcoal-Infused Beauty Products

This unexpected beauty ingredient is popping up in all kinds of formulas, thanks to its ability to absorb dirt and oil from skin and hair. Here, six charcoal products that light our fire.

You've Never Seen Hair Tutorials Like This

Dads try their hands at doing their daughters' hair and it's pretty much the sweetest thing we've ever seen.

Why You Should Use Conditioner Before Shampoo

Fine-haired women, rejoice. By making this (simple!) hair-washing tweak today, you'll be one step closer to soft, bouncy, shiny, smooth, and static-free hair tomorrow.