The Beauty Products Every Woman Should Own
Why waste time browsing the aisles when our beauty editors have done the legwork for you? Over Real Simple's 15 years, thousands of cosmetics have come through our doors—these 23 stand the test of time. Each product—from shampoo to lipstick—has been crowned road-test winner at least once.
Why It’s Okay to Dream of Escaping Your Everyday Life
Ever close your eyes and imagine another life, free of commitments, aggravations…and maybe your own family? Janelle Brown unpacks the escapist fantasies we devour in books but rarely talk about out loud.
What’s the Kindest Thing a Stranger Has Ever Done for You?
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How a Long-Forgotten Wedding Present Changed My Marriage
Lee Woodruff’s red long johns—a wedding present from her husband—went from a symbol of adventure to a sign of midlife stagnation… until one trip changed everything.