Face

7 Ways You've Been Washing Your Face Wrong

You may even be damaging your skin. 

Head-to-Toe Drugstore Moisturizers

Chapped lips, rough hands, flaky legs—ew. Dry skin season is officially upon us. These tried-and-true drugstore buys will solve all of your winter skin woes, stat.

6 At-Home Peels for Glowing Skin

Real Simple's beauty editors unmask the best at-home peels for every skin concern and budget.

What Do Brightening Products Really Do to Your Skin?

What exactly is a brightening product? And what does it do to your skin? 

The Best Face Oils for Every Skin Type

If the thought of rubbing oil on your skin makes you cringe, keep reading. After interviewing dozens of dermatologists on the face oil frenzy happening in the beauty industry, we're happy to report that oils can benefit a range of skin types, not just those with dehydrated complexions. One reason: Oils penetrate the skin deeper than most creams. And yes, they cost a little more, but you’re getting more potent ingredients. Plus, a little goes a long way (two or three drops will do). Here, six standouts based on a variety of skin concerns. Pick your match, press (don’t just rub) it into your skin, then smooth whatever’s leftover on your cuticles or split ends. Here's to multitasking.

The Best Anti-Aging Products at the Drugstore

Soften crow’s feet, brighten brown spots, and plump fine lines without breaking the bank. These skincare solutions pack anti-aging power at a drugstore price.

Everything You Need to Know About Serums

Facial serums are flooding beauty aisles everywhere. Sure, they feel lovely, but we asked dermatologists if the extra step is really worth your time and investment.

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.

How to Finally Clear—and Cover Up—Body Acne

Bacne, or, more accurately, an all-over nuisance. It seems that these spots appear as sure as the weather warms every summer. We spoke to the experts for some instant (and long-term) clarity.

3 DIY Fixes for Shiny Skin

With a few easy tips, you can suppress the shine in no time.

The Best In-Office Skin Treatments for Every Age

Top dermatologists explain your options for the most appropriate in-office procedures.

7 Ways to Save Your Skin in Your 50s and Beyond

It doesn't take much to look your best, no matter your number. Here's a concise (yet comprehensive) skin-care syllabus.