Makeup

The Best Way to Remove Stubborn Mascara

Having trouble removing mascara? When your mascara just won't budge, turn to this guide to get that black goop safely off in a flash—and, yes, you can say goodbye to those raccoon eyes forever. 

A Dermatologist’s Favorite Drugstore Skincare Products

The best part? These must-haves start at just $3.

How to Create Daytime Smokey Eyes

Natural enough for day (and great for the office or brunch), this eye makeup looks polished and is surprisingly easy to pull off—you only need one eyeshadow!

How to Fake Fresh, Dewy Skin

Want to wake up dull, tired-looking skin without applying a face full of makeup? New York City-based makeup artist Katie Jane Hughes shares her secrets for creating a fresh, dewy look in just a few simple steps. You’ll look natural, glowing, and bright—like you got a full night’s sleep (even when you didn’t).

The Best Beauty Wipes

Got a beauty problem (frizzy hair, chipped nails)? There’s a wipe for that.

10 Makeup Mistakes That Can Age You

Beauty blunders—from meager brows to harshly lined lips—that can make you look older than you are.

7 Ways to Update Your Makeup for Fall

A new season means a new look.

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).

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.