Makeup

4 New Makeup Trends to Try

Now is not the time to fuss with a full face of makeup. Go bright on one feature—violet lids, tangerine lips, or cobalt lashes—and keep the rest of your face bare to look your most gorgeous with the least effort.

The Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own

Why waste time browsing the aisles when our beauty editors have done the legwork for you? Over Real Simple's 15 years, thousands of cosmetics have come through our doors—these 23 stand the test of time. Each product—from shampoo to lipstick—has been crowned road-test winner at least once. 

The Best Affordable Summer Beauty Finds

Summer style gets real simple with these fun beauty buys. Best part? They’re all under $50.

How to Create Daytime Smokey Eyes

Natural enough for day (and great for the office or brunch), this eye makeup looks polished and is surprisingly easy to pull off—you only need one eyeshadow!

The Best Self Tanners for Your Face

From wipes to boosters, these cover all the bases.

The Best Makeup for Hot Weather

Makeup meltdown will be a thing of the past, thanks to these six standouts.

7 Best Foundations for Hot Weather

With these bases, you can achieve complexion perfection all summer long.

How to Apply False Eyelashes

Before you head for the hills, know that applying fake eyelashes is way easier than you think (swear). Follow these pro steps, and with a little practice, you’ll be able to brighten your eyes in no time—and add some drama to your look for a night out.