Beautyscopes

By Dian Mills

Summer is heating up and so are the July Beautyscopes!

Originally published July 2013



Enthusiastic Aries plunges into life head first. Whether the task is picking out a new toothbrush or spearheading a campaign to benefit her latest cause, her intensity and drive amaze everybody in her orbit. All that buzzing around can really mess with her impeccably applied makeup, though, so she counts on Becca® Blotting Powder Perfector to keep her effortlessly oil free! This non-drying, micro-fine powder in a sleek, durable compact discreetly controls shine and minimizes her pores without adding anything more than a velvety smooth finish. It even comes in translucent and tinted shades, so she recommends it to friends of all skin tones! Keep your face marvelously mattified at your local Sephora shop and www.sephora.com.

RAMbling Roses: 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
  



Generous Taurus views the arrival of summer as her cue to get the barbecue ball rolling! She’s such a terrific hostess, though, her guests never want to leave. She wouldn’t dream of tossing them out, so her hospitality results in a lot of late nights and slept-through alarm clocks. When her morning ritual is reduced to shower - dress - RUN!, a small group of trusty helpers is there to finish her on the fly. The Wet Brush Squirt is a perfectly purse-sized hair detangler which uses ultra-thin, flexible, ball-tipped Intelli-flex bristles to smooth her shower fresh mane while tossing in a mood-boosting scalp massage. With a tool like that in her kit, she’s free to burn the candle at as many ends as her friends can muster! Choose your own tress caresser at www.TheWetBrush.com.

Bully For Her: 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
  



Adaptable Gemini is up for just about anything. Whenever, wherever … if it sounds like fun, she’s all over it! A philosophy like that keeps her soul healthy but, sometimes, her body could use a little down time. Not an option, since she might miss something awesome, so she finds ways of easing her aches on the fly. Her soothing staples: squishy insoles and a killer pair of Love Sun L740 Passion Fruit sunglasses! A saucy combination of full UV protection (thanks to grey polarized lenses), retro cat-eye style and flirty purple color with metal/cutout heart details, these specs are so cute and comfy, they give her the freedom to look and feel fabulous no matter what adventures the Fates toss her way. Pick up your own eye candy at www.coastal.com.

Double Trouble: 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
  



Nurturing Cancer loves to commune with nature. She doesn’t get to do it very often, so her daydreams are usually filled with fields, flowers and friendly little woodland creatures. Since thinking about bees makes her feel radiant, it makes sense that the new Royal Jelly-enriched Radiance Collection from Burt’s Bees is the perfect way to pollenate her skin. From body lotion to night cream, this collection uses nutrient-packed Queen bee food to boost her skin’s natural radiance while shielding it from the less-than-charming effects of summer heat. With that kind of protection, she’s free to tiptoe through the tulips all summer long! Create your own buzz at your favorite major retailer or www.burtsbees.com.

Soft Shells: 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
  



Powerful Leo has a knack for getting her own way. Even when the odds are against her, things usually fall nicely into place in the end. When summer heat and humidity rear their pesky little heads, though, the one thing that never seems to fall into place is her hair. That’s when her secret weapon is called to action, stat! Frizz Ease® Straight Fixation® Smoothing Crème from John Frieda® uses a special ThermaGuard® complex, along with sweet almond oil and milk protein, to lightly smooth away frizz and flyaways for up to 24 hours. Voila! Victory is, as usual, hers. Make victory (and silky straight hair) yours at major retailers everywhere.

Hear Them Roar: 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
  



Precise Virgo is never happy unless everything in her life is streamlined. One zig that should have zagged, and her whole day goes down the drain! If she’s going to be free to have any fun at all this summer, she’s got to perfect herself from head to toe on day one and find optimal ways to keep it all up. Pristinely arched eyebrows are her physical (and mental … what else would she raise at an errant detail?) ground zero, so the Hugs & Kisses tweezer/scissor duo from ArteStile is always within reach. Hand crafted in Italy, these go-anywhere precision tools are made of certified surgical stainless steel and finished in a smooth, patented baked enamel. Add a sexy little red croc travel case to the mix and they look as terrific as they make her feel! Choose your own plucky little weapons at www.artestileusa.com and www.amazon.com.

Mercury Rising: 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
  



Curious Libra can never resist an adventure. She’s always exploring new places and is the first in line for every crazy thrill ride she can find. She’s also a bit of a klutz, so her skin carries permanent souvenirs from most of those exploits. She’s got to start finding gift shops, though, thanks to See-No-Scar Solution from mama mio. Pairing Dimethicone (a quartz-based silicone) and Vitamin E to form a protective, soothing barrier, this solution promotes healing of the tissue from within. A few weeks of twice-daily use and nobody will ever know just how awkward she can be! Keep your skin evidence-free at www.mamamio.com.

Scale It Up: 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
  



Resourceful Scorpio is a total self-improvement gadget geek, always on the hunt for innovative ways to boost her fabulosity factor without busting her budget. With the summer heat ushering in skimpy outfit season, she’s been searching for a way to achieve freedom from fuzz without the itchy, icky stubble and burns shaving brings and the torture of waxing. Her new best friend: the m?™ smooth system! The first and only at-home professional hair removal device that’s perfect for every skin tone, it uses patented el?s technology (a unique combination of IPL and RF) to safely deliver silky smoothness after seven simple, painless treatments. Bring on the Daisy Dukes! Render your fine self furless at www.mepower.com.

Stingalicious: 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
  



Adventurous Sagittarius runs at full tilt all year round. Nothing Mother Nature can come up with will keep her from getting out and having a great time! Summer heat can threaten her freedom, though, when her poor, overworked feet begin to swell their way out of those fabulous strappy sandals she can’t live without. Any self-respecting party girl comes prepared for such events, so a great pair of Flat Out of Heels is permanently tucked into her clutch. These rollable, adorable ballet-style flats are comfy, machine washable and come in enough sizes and colors to cover any girl on the go. They even include a sleek black drawstring bag in which to pop the offending skyscrapers! Stock your own summer fun emergency kit at www.flatoutofheels.com.

Her Aim is True: 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
  



Independent Capricorn is a classic do-it-yourselfer. From changing flat tires to reviving wonky electronics, she’s her very own handyperson. When summer heat and humidity lead to dreaded acne breakouts, though, she finally admits that she needs help! ClarityMD Clinical Acne Treatment System fixes her flaws fast with a one-two punch of PCX™ technology-infused deep pore cleanser and clarifying gel. Salicylic acid, bakuchiol and bisabolol boost the texture and quality of her skin while they smack her blemishes silly, returning her face to its normal pristine state within days. If they could change a light bulb, she’d never let them go! Snag your own acne fix-it kit at www.claritymdacne.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
  



Ideological Aquarius had visions of an eco-friendly world dancing in her head long before it was fashionable. She’s been whittling down her carbon footprint for years and nothing excites her more than finding a product that will fulfill her needs without taunting Mother Nature. Her latest clean-living latherer: TrueBody Soap. An all-natural, basic, everyday bar soap, it’s unscented and is made with only five ingredients...all of them perfectly natural, bubbly and long lasting! As if that wasn’t enough, it comes in simply packaged 3-packs to minimize waste and free her mind from the torment of an overstuffed trash pail. Do yourself and the planet a favor and click your way to www.truebodyproducts.com.

The Water’s Fine: 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
  



Ultra feminine Pisces loves summer for its social opportunities. From pool parties to street fairs, there’s always somewhere to see and be seen! She’s got to look camera ready at all times, but she’s far too busy to spend hours messing around with makeup. Rimmel London GlamEyes HD gives her the freedom to make her eyes irresistible in a flash. These artsy, Union Jack-inspired eyeshadow palettes let her combine up to four gorgeous, summery shades instantly to create looks that make her eyes catch everybody else’s. Energetic, fashion forward and individual – just like her! Choose your own London look at major retailers nationwide and us.rimmellondon.com or www.juicebeauty.com.

Up the Yin Yang: Ellen Page, February 21; Drew Barrymore, February 22; Chelsea Handler, February 25; Rashida Jones, February 25; Elizabeth Taylor, February 27; Patricia Mills, March 1; Carrie Underwood, March 10; Eva Longoria, March 15
  
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