Hair

5 Products to Help Air-Dry Your Hair

As the temperatures start to rise, the desire to use our hot tools starts to fall. Here, five new products for more good hair days with less time spent in front of the mirror—score!

12 Products That Changed Our Lives

As magazine editors, lots of products—from makeup and hair tools, to cleaning supplies and organizational products, to gardening gadgets and even toilet paper (yes, toilet paper!)—make their way across our desks. Some fall flat, others generate temporary buzz, and a select few become staples in our lives. And when we realized that some of these products have become items we simply cannot live without, we knew it was time to share the wealth with our loyal readers. Here, we present you with our editors’ all-time favorite items.

The $6 Kitchen Tool Real Simple Food Editors Are Obsessed With

Every home cook should own one—but most don’t.

7 Things Your Hair Stylist Wishes You Knew

We know the basic salon etiquette—be on time, leave a 20 percent tip, don’t take phone calls, etc.—but what do stylists really wish we did during our visit? We asked a handful from different salons to share their biggest pet peeves so we can all be the best client—with the best hair.

The Right Tool to Achieve Every Type of Curl

Everyone’s idea of the perfect curl is different. Here, the best tool to help you achieve all your curl goals without getting burned.

3 Hair Rules Real Simple’s Beauty Director Never Breaks

And more smart tips from our resident beauty expert.

6 Ways to Make Your Hair Color Last Longer

You’ve spent good money getting your hair colored at the salon. Now, you want to make it last. Here, six products that’ll buy you time in between visits and, ultimately, save you money.

How Can I Keep My Hair from Getting Super Oily?

If your hair is starting to resemble an oil slick, try these easy styling tricks.

4 Dramatic Eyebrow Makeovers

Get your brows right and your whole face lights up. Here, Benefit Cosmetics global brow expert Jared Bailey gives a sneak peek at four styles anyone can pull off, no matter her face shape. So go ahead—break out of your brow box!

Why You Should Use Conditioner Before Shampoo

Fine-haired women, rejoice. By making this (simple!) hair-washing tweak today, you'll be one step closer to soft, bouncy, shiny, smooth, and static-free hair tomorrow.