Summer Beauty Tips and Secrets

Forget sun-parched skin or hair, humidity frizz, and other summer woes. Get your glow on and breeze through summer beautifully.

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8 Summer Fragrances for Women and for Men

Spritz on one of these light, refreshing scents as a fragrant antidote to a hot summer day.

6 Pretty Summer Hair Accessories

A fun hairpiece will kick up outfits a notch for anything from a pool party to a summer wedding.

6 Great Summer Beauty Products

Get ready for summer with these picks for the face, body, and hair.

6 Beach Bag Beauty Essentials

Fill your straw tote with these built-for-summer picks.

6 Summer Beauty Must-Haves

Consider these get-pretty products―from a moisturizing hair spritz to a body bronzer―before stepping out into the sun.

7 Beach-Worthy Beauty Picks

Get a fresh-from-the-sea look with these tropical beauty products.

Best Anti-Frizz Products

These picks (from 50 tested) magically smooth out frizzy hair.

6 Ways to Get (Your Skin) Glowing

Bronzy enhancers give you a summer-ready, healthy-looking glow.

The Best Sunscreens With SPF 30 or Higher

Looking for a powerful protector that feels and smells great, too? These nine will have you totally covered.

6 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Stay polished even in the hottest months with products from primers to mist that help you beat sweat, shine, and runny makeup.

6 Clever Items to Simplify Your Life

Real Simple’s mission, through its 13 years, has been to simplify your life with smart finds like these.


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What to Look for in a Sunscreen

Find the right product for you with this helpful list of sunscreen terms.

Sunscreen: Are You Using Enough?

Experts say how much and how often you should apply the product―and why it's so important.

The Best Lip Balms

Kiss waxy sticks good-bye. Out of more than 45 tested, these creamy formulas softened, smoothed, and protected best.