RealFriends are a select group of RealSelf community members who have been chosen because of their demonstrated commitment to sharing their own experiences, and going above and beyond by welcoming and supporting other members.


Evangelists of the RealSelf Mission

They believe in and promote the RealSelf mission of helping others make confident decisions by sharing their own experiences.

Model Community Members

RealFriends actively participate in the community. They adhere to the Community Guidelines and keep the conversations helpful and supportive.

Friends in Deed

In addition to sharing the intimate details of their own experiences, RealFriends continue to be there for other members throughout their journeys.


RealFriend Badge

RealFriends can be identified by the blue RealFriend badge on their profile pages and next to their usernames on comments they make.

Free Stuff!

They are eligible for the RealFriends Rewards program, in which they receive product samples, special discounts, and more.

Exclusive Access

RealFriends get special invites and sneak peeks of new site features, and play an active role in shaping the future of RealSelf.


Here are just a few of our RealFriends.

Ready to join the team?

Millions of people are making complex beauty decisions every day, and RealSelf is the place they come to get information they can rely on. If you’re a great storyteller and you think you have what it takes to demystify the journey for others, we encourage you to apply.​