The stars have aligned and the powers above us have spoken. Here is this months Beauty Desk Horoscope or, BeautyScope, with a touch of insight into both your life and makeup drawer.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Bold Rams, you’ve been busy this year and the month of May is the perfect time for you to take a mini-break. Relax and drift into your dream world and make the most of this transitional period with a luxurious face mask like Pai’s Rosehip Bioregenerate Rapid Radiance Mask to soothe your skin while you rest up and soothe your soul.
BeautyDesk picks: Pai Rosehip Bioregenerate Rapid Radiance Mask – $64
Happy Birthday to all our little Bulls! Your BeautyScope May 2015 is big right now as your planets are set in the financial zone and this boost of financial confidence should inspire you to try new things. While you’re not one for steering too far away from your norm, consider a twist on a classic, like lining your lower eyelid only for some subdued drama. Maybelline’s Eye Studio Ink Pen Eyeliner is precise and practical, as it is a long wearing formula.
BeautyDesk picks: Maybelline Eye Studio Master Precise Ink Pen Eyeliner, $11.99
Oh happy day, Gemini! Celebrate the coming of Spring with a new fragrance with notes that are sure to infect your uplifting, cheerful spirit to those around you. Verde by Nest contains bright verbena leaves and wild fern with mellowed out vetiver and masculine cedar for an irresistible combination of light and warm blended flawlessly.
BeautyDesk picks: Nest’s Verde,$78
Feeling social? This month you’ll be crawling out of your shell thanks to the warm weather and be making your rounds and strengthening your relationships. Take out one of your BFF’s this month to a nail salon and try a negative space manicure, hot for spring. Do it in this month’s power colour for you, light green with Essie’s Fashion Playground.
BeautyDesk picks: Essie’s Fashion Playground, $9.99
Lioness, you’re reaching your career peak in May, so why not show off the way you feel with golden accents that will strengthen your look and confidence? We promise with the Loft Cuff Ponytail Holder you’ll look powerful, not princess-y.
BeautyDesk picks: Loft Cuff Ponytail Holder, $18.32
As things speed up for you this month, you need a plan faster than a 5 minute face. Luckily you’re as efficient as you are flexible! While you speed things up, don’t forget to save your skin from the sun with MAC’s Pro Longwear compact foundation that has an SPF 20 to save a step during your morning routine.
BeautyDesk picks: MAC Pro Longwear SPF20 Compact $38.50
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Romance is on the rise for you Libra! There’s a fire burning in your heart, so let it show with a cheek stain! Remember that pinch-able = kissable so pop on a product like Tarte’s Tipsy cheek stain. Start turning heads with your gorgeous confidence.
BeautyDesk picks: Tarte Tipsy Cheek Stain, $36
Scorpio (October 23 – Novermber 21)
Scorpio has a lot on her plate in May, from social to financial to career. Our advice? Pick a lipstick that makes you feel powerful, sexy and professional. Tom Ford’s Cherry Lush lipstick is the perfect ritual to get revved up for anything that comes your way.
BeautyDesk picks: Tom Ford Lip Color in Cherry Lush,$55
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
You’ll need to watch your wallet for a little while Sag, so keep your beauty purchases on the lighter side. Get the most bang for your buck with multi-purpose products like this lip & cheek stick from FLOWER, Drew Barrymore’s beauty line.
BeautyDesk picks: Flower Beauty Kiss Me Twice Lip & Cheek Chubby, $10.98
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Cappy, your season of flirtation is just starting up! Keep a “no-strings-attached” mentality with one of spring’s biggest trends, big, bold lashes. Channel the diva’s of the 70’s with perfectly fluffed up & out lashes to set your eyes apart from the competition.
BeautyDesk picks: Rimmel London Wonderlash Mascara with Argan Oil, $6.98
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
It’s party time for the water bearer, and we know you like to let loose. Try out new ways to braid your hair but with volume! Pump up the volume with John Frieda’s Dry Shampoo and help keep it all in place with a few bobby pins.
BeautyDesk picks: John Frieda Luxurious Volume Dry Shampoo, $10.49
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Romantic Pisces has been on a real rough roller coaster this year and needs to focus on getting through her battles gracefully. Bring control back into your life and, in turn, your skincare routine with the Clarisonic Mia 2. Investing in this power cleanser will help you to put your best face forward, no matter what the situation.
BeautyDesk picks: Clarisonic Mia 2 Skin Cleaning System, $175