Heather Muir Maffei
Heather Muir Maffei

Heather Muir Maffei

Heather Muir Maffei brings more than 15 years of beauty know-how to readers at Real Simple and Health magazines as beauty director. She has worked at Cosmopolitan, Seventeen, Allure, Fitness Magazine, and more.

Highlights:
* Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
* Beauty writer and editor for more than 15 years
* Appearances made as a beauty expert for television segments, including the Today Show and New York Live
* Live New York Fashion Week coverage on behalf of Allure Magazine
Chapped lips, hat hair, and pasty skin got you down? Try these six easy hacks for conquering the most dreaded winter woes.
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Less is more when it comes to looking less hungover after a late night.
The people who make these balms, serums, and shampoos do amazing things for the planet and all its residents.
Eight beauty buys to simplify your routine—and make it more sustainable.
We tested hundreds of products—brand-new and tried-and-true—to find these 31 winners that will streamline your routine and help you look and feel refreshed. We even tell you how to organize them.
FYI: It’s kid- and COVID-friendly (woo), plus it involves lots of chocolate.
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We asked the actress to share her top beauty secrets, favorite products, and more. Read on for at least a dozen new reasons to fall in love with Jennifer Garner all over again.
FYI: It’s kid- and COVID-friendly (woo), plus it involves lots of chocolate.
We asked the actress to share her top beauty secrets, favorite products, and more. Read on for at least a dozen new reasons to fall in love with Jennifer Garner all over again.
My extra-long commute requires me to optimize my beauty routine. Read on to find out all my beauty shortcuts.
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With the right techniques (here!) and a key styling product or two, maximizing your natural texture has never been easier or more fun. Nexxus celebrity hairstylist Lacy Redway, who coiffed these curls, shows you how.
When you want your hair off your neck but are going for something more polished than usual, make this your go-to.
We peppered the country's top dermatologists with questions about their favorite sunscreens, application tips, sticks vs. sprays, and more. Here's what they do in real life to stay sun-safe.
After well-deserved pampering, these women felt recharged, more like themselves, and ready to take on the world.
A nude lip that won't wash you out, plus seven other beauty buys to save your sanity
Want to get that salon oomph at home? Here's how to make it happen in three steps.
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Make that humdrum morning routine feel less like a chore and more like a treat.
No time to redo your makeup for post-work plans? No problem. Take your eyes from day to night in under 5-minutes with these easy touch-up techniques.
These piece-of-cake beauty moves guarantee you will look and feel better all year long. 
On top of your never-ending holiday to-do list (shop, wrap, cook, clean, repeat) you want to look pulled together, because, well, it's prime photo-snapping season. New York City makeup artists Ashleigh Ciucci and Lijha Stewart share a few easy pointers for this extra-hectic time of the year.
Adding to the long list of amazing things your smartphone does (delivers food, finds you a date, counts calories), these beauty apps will streamline your routine, save you time, and even act as your personal beauty advisor. Plus, seeing a picture of yourself with a smoky eye that you didn't have to apply is really fun.
Because it happens to the best of us.