Pamper Yourself for a Day—for a Great Cause

Attention all beauty junkies in the Greater New York area: If you’re looking for something fun to do with your girlfriends (or Mom, sister, or coworker), we’ve got a great idea. For the fifth year, Saks Fifth Avenue and the amazing charity Look Good Feel Better are joining forces to host National Beauty Editors Day. Sign up and you’ll get a personalized consultation with a top magazine beauty director (like me!) and beauty swag—all while donating to a worthy cause. Read on for details.
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4 Chic Hairstyles for Curly Hair

Curly hair is, without a doubt, statement making, eye-catching, and enviable (just ask anyone with straight hair). But it also poses a unique set of styling problems. Or so these four Real Simple readers thought. “Curly hair is actually easier to handle than straight,” says Denis DaSilva, co-owner of the curly hair specializing Devachan Salon in New York City and the stylist who engineered the transformations here. “You just need to get past the stage of fighting it.” To that end, he helped the women embrace their natural texture, head-on, with pro cutting and styling tips.In this story: Makeup by Melissa Silver and Tanya Rae. T-shirts by American Apparel and Splendid.
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3 Real-Women Beauty Makeovers

Four women who recently experienced major life changes get transformations to go with their transitions.
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Easy Beauty Upgrades

Here, four women learn simple strategies to transform their looks with minimal effort. The best part? You can use them to improve your style, too.
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