The stars have aligned and the powers above us have spoken. Here is this months Beauty Horoscope or BeautyScope, with a touch of insight into both your life and makeup drawer.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
You are a powerhouse this month, Aries. The sun is on your side in so many ways, fueling your strength, courage and ability to execute whatever you desire for September. Just be sure you’re working at it and not resting on your laurels. Given this surge of energy, it’s prime time to channel it into a power spin class or a high energy Zumba class. This will not only serve to better your body but also deliver release to calm your nerves and cleanse your mind.
BeautyDesk Pick: Saje Wellness aromaBreeze Ultrasonic Nebulizer, $74.95
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
There may be the overwhelming feeling of negativity floating round you this month, Taurus, but fear not. You’ve some wonderful protection floating around you, thanks to your ruling planet, Venus, Goddess of love and beauty. You’ll also be tempted to give advice to those making mistakes all around you but, instead, try to hold back and instead allow everyone to do what they will. You don’t have to fix everyone’s problems all the time. If you do, how will they learn from their own mistakes?
BeautyDesk Pick: NIOD Photography Fluid, Opacity 12%, $30
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
September is going to put you through a test, Gemini, so you’ve got to be ready to read all the signs that come at you. You’ll feel a zap of energy one day and a boost the next, thanks to the planets tossing around up there but this simply means you’ll need to help yourself as, if you don’t, who else will? Turn to your friends and engage in some bonding time, be it over booze or brownies (or both). The comfort food (or drink) will ease your mixed emotions and your soul will appreciate the comfort you can find in true friends.
BeautyDesk Pick: Caudalie Parfum Divine De Caudalie, $72
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
You tend to run for cover, Cancer, and this month, the urge to do so will take over. Work may stress you out, friends nad family will try your patience and love, well, it’s just not turning out to be that kind of month for you. As problems do arise, though, deal with them head on and don’t wait even a moment to resolve your issues. Just be sure to handle them with grace and kindness instead of with force. To ease the stress of this month, why not slap on a bright red lipstick and go out dancing with the girls. The release will definitely be warranted and hopefully work wonders for your mind.
BeautyDesk Pick: NARS Audacious Lipstick in Charlotte – Oxblood Burgundy, $39
Leo (July 23 – Aug 22)
Last month’s sentiments are gone, Leo. You’re in for a treat this month in comparison to most, even though you’ve got a few obstacles on the horizon. Someone at work may set goals for you instead of allowing you to do it on your own and that will likely get your back up immediately. Try your best (and this may take all your energy) not to explode. Instead, breath, relax, and smile that dazzling Leo smile to charm those around you while you methodically plan out how to deal with the situation when you are good and ready.
BeautyDesk Pick: Foreo Issa Toothbrush, $229
Virgo (Aug 23 – September 22)
Your hard work seems to be paying off this month, Virgo! You spent your summer trying to keep busy, working and tying up loose ends and now, you’re preparedness will meet some luck, as you’ll feel a boost from behind. Keep something in the front of your mind this whole month, though: envy can wreak havoc on your life. It creates terrible energy and always pushes personal goals aside in favour of what becomes self loathing, anger and hate. It’s vital that you respect those around you and yourself, considering how talented and imaginative you are. You want to keep your eyes and ears clear and open for the big things you’ve got coming up.
BeautyDesk Pick: Urban Decay Good Karma Optical Blurring Brush, $26
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
Get ready for some ups and downs this month, Libra. You’ll be dealing with some negativity around you, whether it’s at work or your circle of friends, and you’ll need to recognize when someone is digging for information to use to their advantage or otherwise. You’re a balanced sign so you’ll try to see he up side in each scenario to even things out but you are, in the end, human, and are prone to the pitfalls of selfishness. That can come from outside forces and also come from yourself so you need to watch what you say, what you do and why you are doing it.
BeautyDesk Pick: Jurlique Rosewater Balancing Mist, $42
Scorpio (October 23 – Novermber 21)
The pressure is on, Scorpio. You’re going to feel the weight of the world on your shoulders this month which means you need a plan. You need to understand how to deal with any negativity around you and do so while keeping that mystical air of mystery around you so know one knows you’re a ball of nerves on the inside. Consider that keeping to yourself for September is a good idea. Don’t make any plans that you aren’t sure you can’t keep and consider a spa day or a day alone to ponder your thoughts in silence and serenity.
BeautyDesk Pick: Hammam Spa Turkish Bath Treatment, $125
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
You’ve got a fire on your side this month, Sagittarius. Fueling and burning and finding your plans coming to
fruition with ease. Work should prove to be calm and easy going but it’s best t this time to keep your thoughts to yourself and not rush any major decisions. When it comes to romance, there are nothing but green lights ahead so be sure to look your best when heading out, even if it’s just a walk to the coffee shop. You never know whose eye you’ll catch.
BeautyDesk Pick: Stila Huge Extreme Lash Mascara, $30
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
Don’t freak out, Capricorn, but September is shaping up to bring you one problem after the other. You’ll most likely deal with family issues, work problems and even difficulty with your partner but know that whenever we fall, we have the chance to pick yourself back up and keep on moving. The idea that “failure is not an option” is actually not your option here. It’s ok to fail at something, especially now, as your energy level will ensure that you have the strength to make any situation right.
BeautyDesk Pick: Phyto PhytoFix Strong Sculpting Gel, $26
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
September is the perfect time for you, Aquarius, to plan time with your friends, family and loved ones. Consider the beauty in the change of the seasons as the perfect excuse to spend time outdoors and gather your thoughts and plans for the rest of the year. When it comes to work, you’ve great prospects ahead and your managers are watching you, so be sure to put your best foot forward. Showing up polished and pulled together is always a great place to start. Consider a new pair of work-appropriate shoes as they’ll definitely put a spring in your step.
BeautyDesk Pick: Aldo Kharlii Loafers, $65
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
You’re bound to be frustrated this month, Pisces and here is why: you need to take care of yourself. You dedicate a lot of your energy and time into others and are everyone’s friend. This is a great quality but you must focus on yourself this month as your energy will be zapped and there is nothing you can do but wait it out. Be your normal self, allow what is to come to come and don’t fight it. Instead, fight the urge to make everything better for everyone else and be your own best friend for a change.
BeautyDesk Pick: Clinique Deep Comfort Body Butter, $36