The Best Meal Kits

They’re cropping up everywhere—but which really deliver? Real Simple staffers ordered and cooked from 15 national services to find out.

The Best Popcorn

From pre-popped bags to microwave packs to kernels—seven RS favorites to snack on (OK, fine: become hopelessly addicted to).

The Best Face Sunscreens

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

The Best Aprons

Smart people never spill or splatter. For mere mortal cooks, there are these smart, sturdy—and stylish—safeguards.

The Best Foundation

For skin that looks and feels like yours (only better), these seven formulas cover all the bases.

The Best Black Tea

Staffers sipped 141 different bagged blends. These get two pinkies up.

The Best Hand Treatments

Seven pampering picks to have and to hold year-round.

The Best Lip Treatments

Delicate skin needs special care in January. These six new picks do it best.

The Best Block Cheeses

Staffers nibbled on 80 types (holy cow!) to find the best picks for slicing, shredding, and assembling a cheese platter.

The Best Red Lip Color

It's a year-round classic and a holiday-look staple. Here, the six best ways to go bold.