Beauty

Sephora Is Having a Major Sale—Shop These Amazing Deals

If ever there were a time to go shopping for beauty items, now is one of them. Sephora’s VIB Spring 2017 Sale has begun and all you need to do is sign up to be a Beauty Insider (it’s free!) to receive 10 percent off all orders now through April 23rd with the code “BISPRING”. Here are some of the items we’ll be snatching up.

The Best Affordable Beauty Buys at Sephora

Though it may be the beauty mecca, you might only think of Sephora when you’re looking to splurge and treat yourself. But we’ve found some hidden steals that won’t leave you feeling guilty later.

We Tried Blue Lipstick—So You Don’t Have To

Of course the blue lipstick trend looks good on edited Pinterest pictures but could you really pull it off in real life? We sat Real Simple editors in front of a table of blue lipstick and asked them to take the look for a test spin as we captured their thoughts on camera.

Do You Bash Yourself on Social Media?

A new tool may help you end this self-destructive habit.

How to Do the Perfect Cat Eye

As a beauty editor, I consider myself fairly skilled when it comes to makeup. A smoky eye? I nail it. I can even contour. But when it comes to creating a cat eye, I’m clueless. I’m nervous I won’t get the line straight and the flicks even, and I end up skipping top eyeliner altogether. So we called makeup artist Katie Jane Hughes, who has mastered the cat eye, and asked her to share all of her secrets.

4 Dramatic Eyebrow Makeovers

Get your brows right and your whole face lights up. Here, Benefit Cosmetics global brow expert Jared Bailey gives a sneak peek at four styles anyone can pull off, no matter her face shape. So go ahead—break out of your brow box!

The Red Lipstick That Truly Flatters Every Skin Tone

The struggle to find the perfect red lipstick is real. Yes, there are so many options on the market, but finding the one shade that isn’t too bright, too dark, or too orangey—plus one that makes you feel glamorous and not like a clown—can take some serious work (and, in turn, require a lot of money and time).

This Cleanser Might Be the Only Beauty Product I’ll Ever Repurchase

I don’t use the term “life-changing” lightly, but this cleanser has, indeed, changed my life.

Here’s Why You’re Addicted to Your Lip Balm

There’s a reason you continually reapply your chapstick (it’s not all in your head). We asked a dermatologist how to find one thats the balm-dot-com.

13 Beauty Products or Services Worth Splurging On

Real Simple readers explain how they treat themselves.