Beautyscopes

By Madeline Fisk

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Now that it’s July summer is officially in full force. Read ahead for life and beauty advice to make sure you have the best star spangled month ever!




Aries, this month you have all the power to accomplish your goals. No need to wait for approval or permission. Go full force into the month of July with a set goal and be prepared to have all your hard work pay off. Rid yourself of any negativity and don’t let the setbacks from past months have any effect on your successes this month. While you are mentally ridding yourself of these setbacks we have a mask to help detox and rid your complexion of built up oil and pollutants. Elizabeth Arden’s PREVAGE City Smart Double Action Detox Peel Off Mask detoxifies and peels away impurities while minimizing pores and packing an antioxidant punch to the skin. Head into the heart of summer with a clear mind and complexion!

Available for $78 at Elizabeth Arden or other high-end beauty counters.
  



This month Taurus, you are feeling a bit drained. After having a busy past few months you are looking for a break. It’s important that you remember how easy it is to reconnect with friends and family. Sometimes life gets so busy that we forget to take a second to enjoy the present. July is your month to do just that, take a break and soak in the glory that is summer. Whether you escape to the shores for a few days or not let Bobbi Brown’s Beach Eau De Parfum sweep you up in its fragrant mix of jasmine, sea spray and mandarin. It’s summer after all and who doesn’t love that perfect “just spent the day at the beach” smell?

Available for $24-$76 at Bobbi Brown and most high-end beauty counters
  



Gemini, this month is all about kissing goodbye whatever has been holding you back recently. You are going to head into July fresh faced and baggage free. You no longer feel the desire to wait for others’ approval and this will help you out drastically when pursuing your passions. Look forward to the rest of summer being drama free and fun! Just as you’re saying goodbye to the past, also say goodbye to an oily t-zone and large pores caused by the summer humidity. It Cosmetics’ Bye Bye Pores Poreless Finish Airbrush Powder keeps shine at bay while making pores disappear, leaving behind a flawless airbrushed complexion. Nothing is going to hold you back this month, Gemini!

Available for $24 at It Cosmetics and Ulta
  



This month change is headed your way, Cancer. Don’t fret about it to much as this month it’s sure to be pointing you in the right direction. Look at it as opportunistic and take advantage of all the adventures headed your way! This is the month is sure to be busy and exciting leaving you little to no time for midday makeup touch ups. Cane + Austin Prime and Protect Mattifying Primer with SPF 50 is the perfect universal shade base to reduce redness and keep your makeup locked in for all day wear while protecting skin from harsh UV rays. Just a small pea sized amount is all it takes to blur your t-zone and create a perfect canvas for makeup to follow. Prep yourself for a great month with a flawless complexion and an open mind!

Available for $56 at Cane+Austin, Sephora and other retailers
  



Get ready to indulge yourself this month. Leo, you have been working so hard these past few months and it’s time to treat yourself. With summer in full force this is the perfect time for you escape to the beach. Nothing says indulgent like a quick weekend getaway with your girlfriends to South Beach or Palm Springs. If you can’t get out of town you should at least fake it like you did. Loving Tan is an Australian brand that has mastered the fake tan. We LOVE the Deluxe Bronzing Mousse in Ultra Dark because it gives you the most natural “I just laid out for 5 hours” tan without any of the dangers from actually laying out. The other thing we adore is that it fades like a natural tan, so you are never left streaky or orange. Trust us, leave it to the Land Down Under to share their sun-kissed secrets, we can promise you won’t be disappointed!

Available for $39.95 at Loving Tan
  



Virgo, July is looking sunny and bright for you! This month you need to keep an eye open for opportunities to get out of town with friends or family. All your hard work has paid off and now you deserve a drink in hand, feet kicked up and the relaxing sound of crashing waves. Toss your sunnies, sandals and swimsuits in a tote and hit the road, when you return from your getaway sweep on the Marc Jacobs O!mega Bronze Perfect Tan to maintain your beach glow. In the pan, which, by the way is MASSIVE, this bronzer looks matte but once blended onto skin it has dimension and radiance that can only be described as magic. By the looks of it, fireworks and sparklers won’t be the only things shining this month!

Available for $49 at Marc Jacobs and Sephora
  



Libra, this month all eyes will be on you. This is your month to shine and show off all that you have accomplished recently. Reach out to family and friends to join you in celebrating all your hard work. July will also bring about new opportunities to point you in the direction of success. Every aspect of your life will be glowing this month so why not extend it to your skin as well? Becca Backlight Priming Filter is the perfect product to apply directly to skin or mix in with your foundation or moisturizer for a touch of radiance. We love how the primer gives you a real life flawless filter that photographs beautifully. While your life will be near perfect this month a little extra shimmer never hurt anyone!

Available for $38 at Becca and Sephora
  



July is the perfect month to reorganize and prioritize your life. Scorpio, you may have been feeling a bit overwhelmed with things lately so just pause, take a step back and figure out what is most important to you right now. Reach out to friends and family to help make these big decisions. Just think when you finally get everything reorganized you will be able to fully enjoy the rest of summer stress free. As you get your life in order let the BIOTEC Skin Energising Day Cream from Elemis keep your skin in check. This dual chamber face cream is filled with electrolytes and antioxidants to hydrate and energize the skin. The subtle scent is refreshing in the morning as you apply the moisturizer to start your day. July will be a month to clear your life of unnecessary clutter and align all your goals that you are working to achieve!

Available for $120 at Elemis
  



Sagittarius, get ready for a busy month! Your work and social life will keep you extra busy this month so make sure your iCal is updated to keep you organized. More likely than not your schedule will have you going from meetings at work to cocktails with friends with no time for touch ups in between. Too Faced’s Melted Matte Lipsticks are some of the longest wearing lipsticks we’ve tried and the best part is they aren’t drying like other liquid lipsticks on the market. They come in a ton of vibrant shades and the precise doe-foot applicator makes it easy to apply it in one swipe. Knowing your lipstick won’t fail you is just one extra reason to smile this month!

Available in 23 shades for $21 each at Too Faced, Ulta and other retailers
  



Capricorn, this month will keep you extra busy so make sure you don’t push yourself too hard. With summer in full force you are going to have friends and family calling to spend time with you. Make sure that even with your work life that you make time for the people that mean the most to you. This month a work opportunity will arise that you should definitely take advantage of. With a busy schedule it’s easy to often lack on your skincare routine. Urban Decay’s Quick Fix Hydra-Charged Complexion Prep Priming Spray makes it easy. Just a few spritzes of this coconut smelling concoction will erase any evidence of long days and nights. It’s loaded with necessary vitamins and coconut water that quickly replenishes and hydrates skin. The first place to show fatigue is your face and that is the last thing you need during this face paced and exciting July!

Available for $31 at Urban Decay, Sephora and other retailers
  



July is a month of trying new things and failing fast in order to succeed sooner for you, Aquarius. Take the time this month to look to others for help and know that it’s okay that you can’t do it all, all by yourself. Towards the end of the month you will be able to look back and see all the progress that you have made simply by allowing others to offer you their advice and guidance. Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Long Lasting Foundation will be the first to offer you help by giving you all day, flawless wear leaving the rest of your makeup looking perfect. It’s easy to let your pride take over but just know that it’s only human to need a little extra help and this month you will learn quickly that sometimes that extra help is all you need to reach new heights!

Available in 40 shade for $47 at Lancôme, Sephora and most high-end beauty counters
  



Pisces, this July is all about ridding yourself of any negativity that may have been holding you back. Over the first half of the year you have met many new acquaintances and now you are seeing the true colors of some of those people. We know you are a people person and you like to make sure that everyone around you is happy but this is your month to be selfish and put yourself first. Take the time to sit back and think about what makes you happy and then make it a goal of yours to accomplish those things. The SOS Roll-On Masque by Kenzo may not have the personal life answers you’re looking for but its fresh scent & cooling applicator will soothe skin, replenish your complexion and leave you feeling relaxed and able to take on the difficult decisions you may face this month.

Available for $28 at Net-A-Porter
  
Originally published July 2017

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