Makeup

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!

Harry Potter Liquid Lipsticks Are Launching Soon

Something wicked(ly stylish) this way comes.

3 Quick Fixes for Thin Lips

Maybe you weren't born with an Angelina pout. Or maybe your lips have deflated over time. (Alas, they lose volume with age.) Charlotte Tilbury, an international celebrity makeup artist in London, offers her three steps for achieving full results.

Classic Mascara Favorites

Real Simple readers and staffers reveal their favorite tried-and-true mascaras.
 

The Best Beauty Subscription Boxes

Ever splurge on a cream only to discover that it makes you break out? For trial without error, sign up for a beauty subscription service, which sends a package of sample-size surprises each month, enabling you to sniff and swipe before investing in full-size favorites.

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 Right Way to Apply Your Beauty Products

Whether you’re a two-product minimalist or a 10-product maximalist, the order in which you apply things makes a difference. Here’s the scoop.

The Best Affordable Summer Beauty Finds

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