Hair

The Surprising Habit That’s Destroying Your Hair

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

How to Brush Your Hair (Yes, There Is a Right Way)

This expert-approved method will make a big difference.

How to Get Your Smoothest Shave Ever

When you have a date with your razor, get the most out of it (minus annoying stubble and bumps) with these tips from Whitney Bowe, MD, a dermatologist in New York City, and Josh Zeichner, MD, director of cosmetic and clinical research at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City.

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.

3 Hair Rules Real Simple's Beauty Director Never Breaks

And more smart tips from our resident beauty expert.

5 Simple Hairstyles Anyone Can Master

Good news for busy women everywhere: Turns out, great hair doesn’t require a ton of time. Similar to cooking, once you master the basics, you have the skills to whip up one good hair day after the next. Eufora Global Educator and Stylist, Mirza Botanovic, breaks down the five basic hairstyles everyone can learn.

How to Curl Your Hair With a Flat Iron

Here, how to master those laidback beachy waves by using your flatiron—and without spending a ton of time in front of the mirror.

How to Make an Easy and Elegant Low Bun

Using only three products (hairspray, an elastic, and bobby pins) you probably already have in your bathroom, follow these easy steps so you can whip up a simple, yet super-sophisticated updo in under five minutes.