This Nail Polish Lasts Over a Week and Dries in One Minute Flat

I test hundreds of products a year, and this is one of the most impressive nail polishes I've ever tried.
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5 Easy At-Home Manicure Ideas

Nail your next at-home manicure with these oh-so-romantic shades and chic, simple designs.
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3 Surefire Fixes for a Botched Manicure

You've just received a cherry red perfect 10…and then you (doh!) reach for your keys. Here, pro advice to help you revive a marred manicure.
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The One Beauty Treatment I Refused to Get

After decades of hot-stone, cold-cucumber, and sea-salt treatments, Ann Hood inexplicably remained a mani-pedi virgin—until a journey with her mother helped her make peace with her past (and pedicures).
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How to Enhance Your Manicure

The latest top coats do much more than add shine—they transform textures, shift shades, and somehow make colors last even longer than before.
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10 Easy Insider Beauty Tricks

Hairstylists, manicurists, and other experts share their best beauty secrets.
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8 Fashion Trends Inspired by the Beach

Catch the latest wave with this array of aquatic inspiration—and enjoy a bit of balmy beach wherever you are.
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Makeup Colors That Flatter Everyone

Story behind the story: Perhaps you’ve heard of Clinique Black Honey, the legendary berryish lip color that somehow manages to suit every single woman. (Chances are, you and your mother each own a tube.) Real Simple suspected there were even more lipsticks—and eye shadows and nail polishes—that could work shade-shifting magic on all skin tones. To find out, we asked cosmetics companies to send us their top sellers. Then, with the help of makeup artists Carmindy, of TLC’s What Not to Wear, and Spring Super, we invited dozens of women of every skin color to give them a try. The results of our experiment are here: 15 universally flattering shades and formulas that are legends in the making.