Suncare

The Best After-Sun Products

If a day at the pool has left you feeling the burn (it happens to the best of us), grab one of these post-sun refreshers to cool down quickly.

The Big Sunscreen Mistake You Might Be Making

A new study finds that only 40 percent of the most popular, well-regarded sunscreens meet American Academy of Dermatology criteria.

The Best Face Sunscreens

Real Simple tested nearly every formula under the sun. Here are six shining examples.

Everything You Need to Know About Heat Rash

A must-read before spending time in the sun.

Does the Sun Really Cure Acne?

There are a few things a little vitamin D can't fix.

Can You Spot a Skin Problem?

Suspicious moles aren't the only sign of skin cancer. Here's what you need to look out for. 

Do You Really Need SPF for Your Hair?

If the fountain of youth were an actual thing, we're willing to bet that it would be filled to the brim with SPF. While there’s no questioning the importance of sunscreen in your anti-aging regimen, not to mention overall skin health, does the same hold true for your hair?

6 Best Bronzer Picks

Let these new products bring you a sun-kissed glow from head to toe, even if you’re stuck indoors.

How to Apply Self Tanner

Achieving a top-to-bottom faux glow can be a messy, streaky task. But don’t blanch at trying it at home. Just follow these quick steps from Jamie Ahn, the owner of the Townhouse Spa, in New York City.

20 Beauty Products You Can Find in Your Pantry

Look no further than your kitchen for all-natural, DIY beauty aids.

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.

10 Skincare Myths You Shouldn't Believe

Rumor has it that chocolate causes acne and Botox prevents wrinkles. But is any of it factually accurate? Doctors weigh in—no sugarcoating allowed.