Smart Products

The Best Drip Coffeemakers

Real Simple’s food department cut through all the brewhaha to bring you the buzziest machines for every budget.

The Best Travel-Size Beauty Products


Just because you have to pack light when you’re on the road, doesn’t mean your beauty routine has to suffer. Here, seven tiny products that won’t waste your space or your time.

6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 16 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.

6 Best Contouring Picks

Contouring doesn’t have to be complicated—or obvious. The latest products help you sculpt and brighten with ease.

6 Décor Finds for Small Outdoor Spaces

With the weather warming up, it’s time to move the festivities outdoors. These smaller scale finds are sure to spruce up your space and make outdoor living comfortable and beautiful.

Smart Ideas

7 Ways to Make Your Outfit Look Expensive

You don’t have to spend a million dollars to look like it. These easy (and free!) upgrades will make any ensemble look luxe.

14 Genius Small-Space Solutions

We asked our readers to share their best 
small-space solutions, and reviewed hundreds of responses to come up with these Real Simple-approved favorites.

At-Home Massage Apps Are the Latest Wellness Craze

You don’t even have to leave your house.

8 Mistakes Everyone Makes At a First Job (and How to Avoid Them)

Enter your first day of work with confidence.

How to Give More at Work—Without Being a Doormat

Organizational psychologist Adam Grant, 
the author of the best-
selling book Give and Take, offers insights and parameters for being a good (but not too good) workplace comrade.

10 Habits of Highly Organized People

Real Simple has grilled pro organizers for 15-plus years—here are the low-effort, big-impact practices they swear by.