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Why Are My Hands Swollen After I Exercise?

Real Simple answers your questions.

What Is Your Favorite Thanksgiving Shortcut?

Real Simple readers reveal their best time-saving tips.

The Only Marriage Advice You’ll Ever Need

At Real Simple, it’s part of our jobs to speak to experts on how to live better, easier, and more fulfilling lives. And perhaps nowhere is that more interesting than when it comes to the unique difficulty of maintaining a satisfying, healthy relationship long-term. Over the years, we’ve spoken to dozens of experts on what exactly makes happy couples tick. And while all of their advice is worth considering, we’ve distilled it down to the only 10 tips you really need to know.

The Best Red Lip Color

It's a year-round classic and a holiday-look staple. Here, the six best ways to go bold.

Can I Fix Damaged String Lights?

Real Simple answers your questions.

32 Ways to Stay on Budget This Season

Real Simple readers offer small-budget Christmas-gift ideas and other insights on cheap holidays.

15 Unique Holiday Traditions

Real Simple readers share the uncustomary customs they celebrate year after year.

What Is Your Best Holiday Travel Tip?

Readers share favorite tricks and strategies to make traveling easier.