The Best Stick Vacuum for Your Needs
Real Simple put two dozen lean machines to work lifting dust, cereal, and more. This gang of five outmaneuvered the competition—and totally sucked (ha!).
Rowenta Delta Force 24V
This powerhouse cleans for nearly an hour (most run 20 to 30 minutes). It reclines flat to go under a sofa; the tip conquers corners.
To buy: $200, williams-sonoma.com.
A thing of beauty should be a joy forever—or at least until five o’clock. Here’s how to stretch the life of your makeup, hair, manicure, perfume—and more.