Hair

The Best Brush for Every Hair Type

Whether your hair is curly, fine, long, or short, there’s a brush for that. Here, the best tools for every hair type to ensure a better hair day—every day.

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.

How to Protect Your Hair From Sun, Chlorine, and Salt Water

Keep your hair shiny and healthy all summer long. 

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.

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).