Beautyscopes: August 2020

Happy August Beauties! As we head into the dog days of summer, brighten, moisturize and beautify your life with these 12 products that we’re loving.

beautycounter bright

Seek out the silver linings this month, Aries. You reap what you sow, so going into the month with a positive attitude will only bring about good things. Face any challenges head on and if you need help or guidance don’t be afraid to ask for it.

Keep skin looking bright this month with the All Bright C Serum from Beautycounter+. Antioxidants, vitamin C and turmeric work to erase dark spots for a bright and even complexion. Just apply once in the morning after cleansing and before moisturizing for best results.

BeautyCounter+ All Bright C Serum | $79 | Sephora Beautycounter

glow recipe papaya

Procrastination will be a common theme for you this month, Taurus. When inspiration strikes, act as soon as possible. It’s easy to push things off until tomorrow but eventually you’ll run out of tomorrows to push towards.

Stop putting off your skincare. Clear and brighten things up with Glow Recipe’s Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Balm. The balm to milky oil formula will erase all traces of makeup, dirt and debris while exfoliating and calming skin for a bouncy, glowing and clear complexion.

Glow Recipe Papaya Sorbet Smoothing Enzyme Balm | $32 | Sephora

Thrive Causemetics lash extension mascara

Work towards helping others this month, Gemini. Sometimes the best way to reset yourself is by taking all of your time and energy and putting it towards something or someone else. Look for ways to get involved in your community, work or close circle of friends and family.

Thrive Causemetics cemented its name in the beauty industry by creating great products that give back to women with every purchase. All your actions can make a difference, even your shopping. Thrive’s coveted Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara now comes in not one but two shades. Help make a positive change in the world and choose between a bold black or a natural brown to give your lashes lifted definition.

Thrive Causemetics Liquid Lash Extensions Mascara | $24 | Thrive Cosmetics

Sweet as Summer Collection Lights Lacquer

You’re a bright light in the lives of those closest to you, Cancer. This month, reach out to friends and family to help inspire them. With the state of our current world, it’s easy to get caught up in our own problems, but do your best to reach out and spread some love and light.

Surrounding yourself with happy colors can brighten not only your mood but the moods of those around you as well. The Sweet as Summer Collection from Lights Lacquer, created by beauty blogger KathleenLights, includes 6 shades that are bright, fun and juicy and they dry down to give nails a liquid lollipop shine.

KathleenLights Sweet as Summer Collection | $9.50-$52 | Lights Lacquer

too faced Born This Way Matte 24HR Foundation

This month is all about celebrating you, Leo! During this month of celebrations try to take a look at your goals, hopes and dreams with a new perspective. Keep an open mind when it comes to making some minor changes to your day to day. Friends and family will find ways to make you feel extra loved this month, so make sure to relish in all the celebrations.

Wearing makeup and a mask is something most of us try to avoid at all costs. Too Faced has found a solution to keeping your makeup in place even when wearing a mask. Their new Born This Way Matte 24HR Foundation gives you medium/full coverage and stays in place until you’re ready to take it off, perfect for all the celebrating you plan to do this month!

Too Faced Born This Way Matte 24HR Foundation | $40 | Sephora

Beautycounter Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotio

Virgo, look at working on yourself this month. Self-reflection and care is necessary in order to grow. Look at what’s holding you back and what you can do to change it. Lean on the advice from friends and family to help guide you.

When it comes to skincare, find products that will work with you throughout your day. Beautycounter's Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion absorbs quickly without feeling heavy and provides boosts of moisture over 24 hours. Formulated with squalane, phytic acid, plum oil and shea butter to give skin a refreshed and hydrated glow.

Beautycounter Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion | $49 | Sephora Beautycounter

GO OFF Makeup Dissolving Mist Patrick Starrr

You’ve heard of spring cleaning, but what about late summer cleaning? Libra, this month get rid of all the clutter in your life. Find clarity in cleanliness. You’ll learn that clearing things up will allow you to focus on what’s truly important.

When it comes to setting sprays, we’ve seen just about every kind of formulation and finish. What we haven’t seen is a makeup MELTING face spray. The GO OFF Makeup Dissolving Mist, by beauty guru Patrick Starrr, is a continuous spray that melts even the heaviest makeup. After a long day, removing your makeup and cleansing the skin has never been easier.

Patrick Starrr One/Size Go Off Makeup Dissolving Mist | $24 | Sephora

Jouer Champagne and Macaron Face palette

This month, explore your creative side. Look at how you can mix things up a bit to find new solutions for old problems. Step outside of your own ideas and lean on friends and family for inspiration.

Jouer’s Champagne and Macaron Face palette is the perfect all-in-one late summer quad. Each of the 4 shades blend seamlessly from cheeks to eyes and will be the only palette you need to create beautifully feminine looks. Available in both lighter and darker shades, these colors are sure to complement all skin tones.

Jouer Cosmetics Champagne and Macarons Face Palette | $34 | Sephora Jouer

Bum Bum Body Scrub by Sol de Janiero

This month, allow yourself to be vulnerable. It’s okay to show your feelings and admit that you may need help and the guidance of those around you. Sometimes when you ask for help, you’ll not only receive what you need but also a bit more. Keep your head up and your pride in check this month, and we can assure you that good things are headed your way!

Achieve the softest skin possible with a little help from the Bum Bum Body Scrub by Sol de Janiero. Boasting its swoon worthy tropical scent this soft but powerful crushed cupuacu seed and sugar crystal exfoliator moisturizes and smooths skin for a year long summer smooth glow!

Sol de Janeiro Bum Bum Body Scrub | $42 | Sephora

Makeup Forever’s Matte Velvet Skin High Coverage Multi-Use Concealer

This month will bring with it all kinds of distractors, Capricorn. Work to keep focused so as not to fall behind on your progress towards success. Sticking to a routine will help to keep you on track while also giving you a sense of comfort day in and day out.

With a month that’s leaning towards the busier side, you want to make sure your makeup is holding up. Makeup Forever’s Matte Velvet Skin High Coverage Multi-Use Concealer has 24-hr staying power and dries down to a matte but never cakey finish. Use a lighter shade to brighten the under eyes and a darker shade to contour and sculpt the face.

Makeup Forever Matte Velvet Skin High Coverage Multi-Use Concealer | $27 | Sephora

Heretic Dirty Rose Eau de Parfum

Challenge yourself this month, Aquarius. Pick up a new hobby you’d otherwise shy away from or try that workout you’ve been nervous to start. Pushing you outside of your comfort zone will open so many new doors and opportunities. It’s okay to be scared or nervous, but never let that fear keep you from living your life.

Heretic’s Dirty Rose Eau de Parfum is NOT your ordinary rose scented fragrance. Equal parts naughty and fresh this scent goes on strong and blooms into a longwearing sensual floral aroma. Captivate the noses of others as you trail this intoxicating scent, make them wonder how a rose could possibly smell so...perfectly dirty.

Heretic Dirty Rose Eau de Parfum | $65-$165 | Sephora

The Body Wash Necessaire

This month may leave you with less physically (a little late summer cleaning never hurt anyone) but so much more mentally. You will find a new sense of confidence this month, one that will carry you through to the end of the year. We could all use a little mental help, especially with all that’s happening in the word. Listen to your mind and facilitate your thinking towards a more positive direction.

Some of our best thinking is done in the shower, when we are finally able to unwind and rest before we start or finish the day. Infused with essential oils in sandalwood or eucalyptus for a true spa experience, The Body Wash from Necessaire cleanses, balances and moisturizes the skin. The gel formula is pH balanced and perfect for all skin types including those with sensitivities!

Necessaire The Body Wash | $25 | Sephora