Beautyscopes: January 2021

GOODBYE 2020, HELLO 2021! Last year was tough, it threw the world for a loop and our everyday lives changed drastically. Our hope for this year is health, happiness and the ability to spend time with the ones we love.

Never before has a fresh start been so needed. This month is your blank page ready for you to lay out your goals and dreams for 2021. If last year taught us anything, it’s that being flexible with your plans and goals is absolutely necessary. Create a blueprint for the year, throw in some flexibility and you’ll be set!

Benefit Cosmetic’s new POREfessional: Super Setter Pore-Minimizing Setting Spray is ready to help take on the new year. Lock in your makeup looks while minimizing shine and the look of pores. Head into January with a flawless complexion!

POREfessional: Super Setter Pore-Minimizing Setting Spray  | $32 | Sephora

Take advantage of 2021 being a new and blank slate. Seek out new opportunities this month that not only will advance your career but also interest you, no longer exhaust your time and energy on things that don’t bring you happiness and joy.

Erase the fatigue of 2020 with Peace Out’s Retinol Eye Stick. This overnight serum targets fine lines and wrinkles, dark circles and uneven skin tone and works to firm, smooth and brighten the under-eye area. The lipstick style packaging makes it easy and sanitary to apply.

Peace Out Retinol Eye Stick | $28 | Sephora

New year, new Gemini! Last year was quite the roller coaster, but even amongst all the ups and downs you were able to come out on top. Use the triumphs from 2020 to boost you toward success in 2021.

Set the tone this month with the That’s My Jam Mini Eye Shadow Palette from Too Faced Cosmetics. This compact palette provides all the shades you need to create an endless amount of looks to take you from zoom meetings to socially distant meetups with a friend or two.

That’s My Jam Mini Eyeshadow Palette | $27 | Ulta

Say goodbye to 2020 and hello to the rest of your life, Cancer! 2020 pushed you to your limit and in the end made you stronger than ever before. Spend this month mapping out all that you hope to accomplish this year and make sure not to limit it to just your career! 2020 taught us that things can change at any moment and to never put our personal dreams on hold.

Supergoop’s Daily Dose Vitamin C + SPF 40 Sunscreen Serum is a ‘must add’ to your daily routine. Not only does it protect skin from harmful UV and blue light rays, but it also works to visibly brighten your skin with its Vitamin C packed formula. Your future is looking bright and so should your complexion.

Daily Dose Vitamin C + SPF 40 Sunscreen Serum | $46 | Sephora

Set your sight on personal growth and success this month, Leo. It’s okay to be selfish when it comes to your own wellbeing and happiness, plus when you’re happy it brightens the lives of those around you. With a light at the end of the very dark 2020 tunnel beginning to shine brighter, start thinking of all you hope to do when things go back to normal.

Glow like the confetti from a NYE celebration, this month, with Glow Recipe’s Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops. This unique highlighting serum specifically targets to reduce hyperpigmentation while also brightening the skin without the addition of shimmer or mica.

Watermelon Glow Niacinamide Dew Drops | $34 | Sephora

Take a breath, Virgo, you’ve made it through 2020. Enter this year with a positive mindset and the knowledge that things will get better. Look forward to all that you plan to accomplish this year and hopefully all the people that you will finally get to see in person again.

The Total Cleans’r Remove-It-All Cleanser from Fenty Skin will help you to wash away all the grime from 2020. This 2-in-1 makeup remover and cleanser makes taking the day off as simple as a lather and rinse.

Total Cleans’r Remove-It-All Cleanser | $25 | Sephora

The new year brings with it new opportunities, Libra. Keep an open mind this month as you map out all that you hope to accomplish. Last year taught us to embrace change and to be flexible when it comes to our set goals, keep that same mindset as you embark on your 2021 journey.

Kick off the new year with the new scent from Maison Margiela, ‘Replica’ Bubble Bath. This Eau de Toilette boasts notes of soap bubble accord, white musk and jasmine that lend to a relaxing scent that is both floral and elegant with an added touch of at home comfort.

‘Replica’ Bubble Bath | $135 | Sephora

This month is all about creating a solid base to boost you into the new year. Establish your new year's resolutions around goals that bring you joy and happiness, last year taught us just how fragile those things truly are.

When it comes to hair, good styles depend solely on the health of your locks. Function of Beauty, which used to be online only is now available at Target and makes creating a totally customized hair routine easy. Simply choose your shampoo and conditioner and then choose up to 3 boosters based on your hair needs and goals.

Function of Beauty | $2.99-9.99 | Target

While last year was definitely memorable, this year is all about regrowth and getting life back to a sense of normalcy. Sagittarius friends and family will look to you to pave the way when it comes to kicking off the new year in a positive way.

Achieve clear skin for a clearer mind with Dermologica Retinol Acne Clearing Oil. Apply nightly to allow the retinol and salicylic acid to work together to not only clear skin of blemishes but to also reduce the look of fine lines and wrinkles.

Dermologica Retinol Acne Clearing Oil | $80 | Ulta

Set your sights on new adventures this year, Capricorn. Take the time this month to map out what you hope to accomplish, where you hope to go and who you’d like to be with. Last year halted so many aspects of our everyday life and this year there is hope to get back to a better, healthier and stronger world.

There is no room in your life for makeup that doesn’t hold up. Revlon’s new ColorStay Light Cover Liquid Foundation is a new extremely lightweight with a 12hr wear time. Available in 12 shades, the finish is extremely natural and truly embraces your own unique beauty.

ColorStay Light Cover Liquid Foundation | $14.99 | Ulta

2021 is the year for you to shine, Aquarius. Look at last year as some much-needed time for personal growth that has prepared you for success. Head into this month with an open mind and a hunger for experiencing new things and opportunities.

With exciting things on the horizon it’s time we brush the dust off of all the makeup we never touched during quarantine in 2020. What used to be your go-to everyday look may now feel like a lot of makeup, add just a touch of color with Too Faced’s Peach Bloom Color Blossoming Lip & Cheek Tint. The multi-use product, available in four juicy peach inspired shades, provides the perfect amount of pop without going overboard.

Peach Bloom Color Blossoming Lip & Cheek Tint | $25 | Sephora

New year, new goals, new YOU. Pisces, this month will be just a glimpse into the successes that 2021 will bring you. Last year taught us to take things as they come rather than worrying about what may happen, continue this mindset as you embark on the new year.

Good skincare is the basis of a flawless complexion. Kick off the new year with It Cosmetics’ Hello Results Wrinkle-Reducing Daily Retinol Serum-in-Cream. The powerful anti-aging retinol formula is both skincare and a moisturizer in one. In addition to targeting fine lines and wrinkles this superhero product improves skin firmness and elasticity, reduces dark spots and evens out hyperpigmentation.

Hello Results Wrinkle-Reducing Daily Retinol Serum-in-Cream | $69 | Ulta