Makeovers & Tips

4 Affordable, Effective Skin-Care Routines

Whatever your skin type, you can create a regimen with quality items at modest prices.

How to Do a Natural No-Makeup Look    

Expert tips for fresh, flawless makeup that looks, well, like you’re not wearing makeup.

Can You Shrink Your Pores?

Being a micromanager isn’t all bad. Show your pores who’s boss and score smoother, more radiant skin.

How to Fill in Eyebrows

Whether you over-plucked or you weren’t blessed with Brooke Shields-like brows, these simple steps will take your arches from scrawny to sculpted. FYI: Spending just a few minutes on your brows will frame your face and even shave a few years off your look.

How to Remove Gel Polish at Home Without Destroying Your Nails

Have a love-hate relationship with gel nail polish? The pros: The polish is super shiny and lasts for weeks—there's no annoying chips regardless of how many dishes you do. The cons: The dreaded removal process takes time and can seriously wreck your nails. We asked celebrity nail expert, Tracylee (@luxebytracylee), for her advice on taking off gel polish at home.

10 Simple Rules for Flattering Your Figure

Smart fashion advice that will never go out of style. 

6 Glam Mod Hair and Makeup Looks You Can Pull Off

With the help of our how-tos, ’60s-inspired beauty styles are easy to create.

14 Living-Room and Dining-Room Makeovers

See how Real Simple readers’ rooms went from drab to fab.

6 Amazing Room Makeovers

These decorating projects were stopped in their tracks...until Real Simple stepped in and turned a space from incomplete to incomparable.

3 Life-Changing Room Makeovers

Moved by reader stories of cluttered spaces causing family fights, Real Simple extends the olive branch—tackling an overrun basement, an overstuffed closet, and a chaotic teen’s room. And proving once and for all that in the right surroundings, everyone really can get along.