Makeovers & Tips

3 Hair Rules Real Simple's Beauty Director Never Breaks

And more smart tips from our resident beauty expert.

How to Remove Gel Polish at Home Without Destroying Your Nails

Have a love-hate relationship with gel nail polish? The pros: The polish is super shiny and lasts for weeks—there's no annoying chips regardless of how many dishes you do. The cons: The dreaded removal process takes time and can seriously wreck your nails. We asked celebrity nail expert, Tracylee (@luxebytracylee), for her advice on taking off gel polish at home.

How to Apply Lip Liner Like a Pro

This subtle way to enhance your lips is easier than you think. 

9 Makeup Hacks Every Woman Should Know

Tricks to lean on when you're in a beauty jam. 

An Easier Way to Clean Your Makeup Brushes

There's no excuse for dirty brushes now. 

Cocktail-Proof Your Lipstick, Once And For All

Make sure your lipstick and your nightlife are not mutually exclusive.

The Easiest Lipstick Tutorial

A pretty pink lip in just three steps. 

8 Ways to Instantly Look Better When You're Sick

We all need a little pick-me-up every once in a while.

10 Tricks to Preserving Your Blowout

There's no need to wash your hair every day