Beautyscopes

By Dian Mills

Fire up your New Year with these hot products.

Originally published January 2014



Energetic Aries is the bouncer of the zodiac. She’s always hopping from one task or thought to the next! Life is never boring, but sometimes she does wish she could slow down just a bit and spend a more time in the moment. This year’s goal: a full assault on non-intriguing food. Step one: s.a.l.t. sisters seasonings! Featuring twists on everything from herb blends to raw cane sugars, this collection uses unrefined and unprocessed sea salt and responsibly harvested ingredients to ensure that there’s a sprinkle of mesmerizing magic available no matter what she eats! Call your taste buds to attention at www.saltsistersonline.com.

Aries-and-Shine: Reese Witherspoon, March 22; Alyson Hannigan, March 24; Katharine McPhee, March 25; Kristen Stewart, April 9; Victoria Beckham, April 17; Jennifer Garner, April 17; Kate Hudson, April 1
  



Dependable Taurus will do anything for others. If a friend is in need, she’s always first at the scene with tissues, a pep talk or a moving van! So much time is spent thinking outside herself, though, that she often forgets to prop up her own insides. This year’s goal: change that, and step one: team up with Words to Sweat By. By making their Fierce necklace (featuring a hand-stamped aluminum disc and tiger’s eye bead charm on a silver ball chain) a permanent part of her wardrobe, all she has to do to look down for an instant reminder of her own awesomeness. Find your own fabulously wearable motivator at www.wordstosweatby.com.

Jingle Bulls: Bettie Page, April 22; Carol Burnett, April 26; Uma Thurman, April 29; Adele, May 5; Dian Mills, May 10; Malin Ackerman, May 12; Madeleine Albright, May 15
  



Imaginative Gemini is great at keeping life interesting. From spontaneous girls’ weekends to themed pub crawls, she’s always out making crazy memories. This year’s goal: to keep those fun times coming without constantly dashing out the door. Step one: stock her bar with every luscious flavor of Little Black Dress vodka! Featuring Pineapple Honey, Blueberry Pomegranate, Black Cherry Vanilla and Classic (for the spirited purist), there’s a flavor (or combination … woo hoo!) for every personality in her posse. Find out where to tweak your homespun cocktails at www.lbdvodka.com.

Glittering Gems: Pam Grier, May 26; Heidi Klum, June 1; Marilyn Monroe, June 1; Natalie Portman, June 9; Venus Williams, June 17; Zoe Saldana, June 19; Stevie Nicks, June 26
  



Responsible Cancer prides herself on being there for everybody. Making people feel nurtured and important is her passion and she’s terrific at it! Her own wellbeing isn’t always top priority, though, so this year’s goal is to turn that around. Step one: find easy ways to overhaul her eating habits. Cue SooFoo®! This multi-grain and lentil blend of nine ingredients is available in four flavors, making it the perfect protein packed, fiber rich side dish or energy-boosting snack no matter what savory sensation you’re in the mood for. Preparation couldn’t be simpler: just toss it into the automatic SooFoo cooker (or your own rice cooker) and await perfection. Stock your pantry with Super Good Food at www.soofoo.com.

Crabby? Never!: Meryl Streep, June 22; Frances McDormand, June 23; Deborah Harry, July 1; Princess Diana, July 1; Olivia Munn, July 3; Kristen Bell, July 18; Selena Gomez, July 22
  



Confident Leo takes pride in her appearance, often going to great lengths to ensure that she’s practically perfect from every angle. Those lengths often involve pain and giant wads of cash, though, so this year’s goal: find beauty treatments that are kinder to her body and her wallet! Step one: for the banishment of pesky body fuzz, no!no!™Hair has her covered. With a sleek, cordless design and traveling case, this simple device uses Thermicon™ technology to apply gentle pulses of heat to unwanted hair, no matter what her skin type and hair color may be! The result: long lasting, downright pleasant smoothness for the price of a handful of barbaric waxing sessions. Silkify yourself at www.nonopro.com

Purr-fect: Anna Paquin, July 24; Helen Mirren, July 26; J.K. Rowling, July 31; Martha Stewart, August 3; Viola Davis, August 11; Jennifer Lawrence, August 15; Loretta Devine, August 21
  



Analytical Virgo is a natural organizer. Everything must be optimized and ready for action, including her own mind and body. If there’s an imbalance, everything suffers (and drives her crazy), so this year’s goal: find healthy ways to keep herself on point. Step one: I AM Enlightened Creations® Liquid Supplements line has everything she needs to stay focused, energized, well rested and relaxed. Inspired by the principles of Ayurveda and Chinese medicine, they combine fine vitamins and minerals with nutrient rich botanicals to create unique, tea-like shots of all-natural nourishment. Keep your cells in check at www.thinkiam.com.

Pure As Snow: Blake Lively, August 25; Salma Hayek, September 2; Beyonce, September 4; Chrissie Hynde, September 7; P!nk, September 8; Amy Poehler, September 16; Anne Bancroft, September 17
  



Graceful Libra loves to feel cool, calm and collected, even when life is a whirlwind. Enough craziness can throw even the most centered lady off kilter, though, so this year’s goal: find ways to bring her mind and body back together when life pulls them apart. Step one: yoga! With Rodney Yee’s Daily Yoga DVD (featuring five workouts) and Sol Sticky Grip Yoga Mat from Gaiam, she can start each day balanced, fired up and ready to unleash her captivating self upon the world. Balance your own being at www.amazon.com.

Beauties in Balance: Olivia Newton-John, September 26; Serena Williams, September 26; Julie Andrews, October 1; Kate Winslet, October 5; Rachel McAdams, October 7; Sigourney Weaver, October 8; Freida Pinto, October 18
  



Dynamic Scorpio attacks life with a vengeance. Once she sets a goal, laser focus locks in and nothing can stop her … other than herself. Intensity can be exhausting but bedtime is not exactly her friend. This year’s goal: to buddy up to unconsciousness! Step one: Technogel Sleeping’s gel-based Classic Pillow. Cool and cozy, this ultra-comforting pillow shapes to her body to reduce stress on pressure points and keep tossing and turning to a minimum, giving her mind a chance to shut down once in a while. Treat yourself to happier mornings at independent sleep stores nationwide.

Never Stingy: Katy Perry, October 25; Jenny McCarthy, November 1; Tilda Swinton, November 5; Emma Stone, November 6; Grace Kelly, November 12; Jodie Foster, November 19; Goldie Hawn, November 21
  



Creative Sagittarius loves finding ways to add whimsy to her world. From her wardrobe to home décor, everything has to make her smile, or what’s the point? Keeping the Earth happy is also something that intrigues her, so this year’s goal: increase her quirk factor while reducing her carbon footprint. Bring on the Bedol Water Alarm Clock! This cute, edgy timepiece come in five funky colors, looks like something she’d find in a modern art museum and it runs on water! No batteries or electricity needed, just plain old tap. Choose your own Earth-friendly wonder at www.bedolwhatsnext.com and select Bedol retailers nationwide.

Straight Shooters: Christina Applegate, November 25; Tina Turner, November 26; Kathryn Bigelow, November 27; Bette Midler, December 1; Tyra Banks, December 4; Judi Dench, December 9; Taylor Swift, December 13
  



Ambitious Capricorn is hard-wired to succeed. She’s so independent that she often finds herself flying solo, both at work and at home. This works for her, since the only person she trusts to do things the right way is herself! That means she has to take care of herself, which can be an annoying distraction. This year’s goal: to find ways to stay healthy without having to waste precious time thinking about it. Step one: a subscription to NatureBox! Every month, an assortment of delicious, nutritionist-approved, individually wrapped snack servings will be delivered to her door. All she has to do is open, chew and savor their yummy goodness (for a second or two, then back to work)! Simplify your own snacktime at www.naturebox.com.

Capricornucopia: Helena Christensen, December 25; Tracey Ullman, December 30; Katie Couric, January 7; Pat Benatar, January 10; Kirstie Alley, January 12; Betty White, January 17; Dolly Parton, January 19
  



Inventive Aquarius loves finding new takes on common things, especially when they make her life healthier. Whether she’s adding bean sprouts to burgers or frozen grapes to wine, every experiment brings her a bit closer to this year’s goal: a healthy, happy diet. Her next step: adding the Purefizz soda maker by Mastrad to her team! Compact, sleek and easy to use, it can carbonate virtually any liquid (even cocktails!) and make soft drinks obsolete. Bubble up your drinkables at www.shopmastrad.com.

Float Like Angels: Geena Davis, January 21; Ellen DeGeneres, January 26; Oprah Winfrey, January 29; Kerry Washington, January 31; Shakira, February 2; Elizabeth Banks, February 10; Jennifer Aniston, February 11; Christina Ricci, February 12
  



Romantic Pisces sees life as one long, luxurious prelude to a fabulous encounter that’s always just around the corner. This outlook makes every day intriguing and filled with promise. Of course, she’ll have to look amazing when this encounter actually arrives, and the drying winter months make that tricky when it comes to her hair. This year’s goal: to find the perfect solution for frizzy, flyaway tresses! Step one: stock up on Curl Recovery™Ultra-Nourishing Cleansing Oil from Ouidad. This foaming, water-activated cleanser has an advanced oil base that gently removes dirt and build-up while infusing her hair with essential moisture, leaving it soft and shiny for as long as it take that darned encounter to show up! Click your way to www.ouidad.com to prepare for yours.

Yin to My Yang: Ellen Page, February 21; Drew Barrymore, February 22; Chelsea Handler, February 25; Rashida Jones, February 25; Elizabeth Taylor, February 27; Carrie Underwood, March 10; Eva Longoria, March 15
  
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