Scrubs & Exfoliators

3 Tricks For Smoothing Rough Elbows and Knees

Having a thick skin is usually a good thing—unless it's on your elbows and knees. Between the minimal oil glands and the constant friction caused by bending and leaning, these often scaly spots can become—and stay—soft only with some TLC from you. Here, three tactics.

The Best Facial Cleansing Brushes

These six motorized skin-care gadgets, selected from more than 30, live up to the buzz.

6 Beauty Products With the New “It” Ingredient

Surprise! Charcoal is a clear winner for absorbing oil and debris from pores on your face and body.

The Best Beauty Products of All Time

Behold the lotions, potions, and fragrances that, according to 300 experts, have transcended time and claimed their spots in the pantheon of beauty greats. Why? Because they are wonderful—and they work.

Real Simple Readers’ Hall of Fame Beauty Products

We asked our Facebook readers: If there were a Beauty Products Hall of Fame, what would you nominate for inclusion? More than 270 readers responded. Here is a selection of their top picks.

Best Facial Cleansers Under $40

Take it all off with a facial cleanser that is right for your skin’s needs—and your budget.

Buy the Right Products for Your Skin Type

One tricky thing about shopping for skin-care products is working out which ones suit you. Is your skin sensitive? Oily or dry? And when does it become “mature”? If you find that two or more points in any one of the categories below describe you, try products labeled for that skin type.

10 Easy Insider Beauty Tricks

Hairstylists, manicurists, and other experts share their best beauty secrets.

6 Drugstore Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

The best beauty products in the aisles, handpicked by Los Angeles-based celebrity hairstylist and founder of OUAI Haircare and maneaddicts.com, Jen Atkin.

6 Ways to Prep Your Skin for Spring

After the harsh days of winter, revive your skin for spring with one of these products.