Skincare

5 Proven Ways to Unclog Pores for Good

Whiteheads, blackheads, and pimples won’t stand a chance against these five pore-unclogging techniques.

How to Create a Marble Manicure

While some nail art can look childish or overdone, marbleized nails look sophisticated and are surprisingly simple to DIY.

6 Natural Beauty Brands You Can Buy at Target

Like organic produce, natural beauty products once felt like a necessary splurge. But thanks to Target, these items are more accessible than ever—and for a price that won’t break the bank. Here, some of our favorite natural beauty brands available at Target and the must-have products in the lines.

7 Habits of People Who Age Well

Exercise, diet—even attitude—can be as important as genetics when it comes to growing old gracefully. “Old age,” as Bette Davis once said, “is no place for sissies.” But that doesn’t mean you need to chicken out. Sure, growing older affects nearly every part of your body—including your hair, skin, heart, muscles, and more—but aging well may be as simple as adopting these (mostly) easy everyday habits.

Can I Make My Own Bubble Bath?

Real Simple answers your questions.

4 New Ways to Get Glowing Skin

If getting a well-rested glow naturally (the good ol’ eight-hours trick) isn’t cutting it, give one of these new facial treatments a try to fake a radiant complexion.

The Best Acne Treatments

For the battle against blemishes, these powerful winners—out of 100 tested—are spot-on.

Beauty Myths Debunked

Dermatologists share the real truth about common myths and the steps you can take today to look great for years to come.

The Prettiest Manicure and Pedicure Combos for Summer

After a long winter, it’s finally time for your feet to come out of hiding. Treat yourself to a mani/pedi—and this time skip the hemming and hawing in front of that wall of colors. We’ve come up with five great starting points, and loads of directions they can go in. Choose your own (color) adventure.​

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.