Beautyscopes: May 2019

Happy May! Spring is in full bloom beauties and this month is full of some amazing products and predictions!

This month is all about confronting conflict and learning through experience. You are sure to face some situations that aren’t so black and white and it may take looking into the gray area to find the right solutions. What may seem cloudy and confusing at first will become clearer as you work through it step by step.

Finicky skin is common with the change in seasons, if your tried and true cleanser just isn’t cutting it anymore then it may be time to look for something new. The Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting Cleansing Gel from Dr. Dennis Gross is ideal for transitional skin. This powerful cleanser is gentle enough for daily use and never strips skin of it’s natural oils. It lathers up to unclog, shrink and remove all traces of makeup and debris from the pores, creating a flawless and smooth complexion. Sometimes things change in your life, including your skincare!

Dr. Dennis Gross Alpha Beta Pore Perfecting Gel Cleanser | $38 | Sephora Dr. Dennis Gross

This month is all about finding a work-life balance, Taurus. Working hard does great things for you career-wise but don’t let it keep you from living and enjoying your life. Remember to take a break this month, it’s easy to get caught up in deadlines but try to remember that spreading yourself too thin won’t allow you to produce your best work.

Look for balance and inspiration in Cover FX’s Monochromatic Blush Duos. Perfectly balanced, these palettes offer 2 of the same color blushes - one is subtle and matte perfect for work and daytime looks and the other is a bold metallic perfect for after work drinks and dinner with friends. Finding a balance between work and fun isn’t always easy but once you do we can promise that your stress levels will greatly decrease!

Cover FX Monochromatic Blush Duo | $38 | Sephora Ulta

Get out there and find adventure this month, Gemini. Step outside your comfort zone and take advantage of all that May has to offer. Find a new hobby, take a weekend getaway or try that new restaurant in town. When you shake things up from your usual routine you’ll learn new things about yourself!

Put your most stunning beauty looks on display this month with NARS’ Exposed Blush Palette. This stunning 6 shade palette has everything you need to get the perfect flush, bronze and glow and works on any skin tone. Get adventurous with your makeup this month and add pop of color into your everyday life!

NARS Exposed Palette | $59 | Sephora Ulta

This month you will find yourself going non-stop all day every day. May is going to be full of events, work functions and adventure. You may feel stressed as your usually organized life gets thrown for a loop, try to stay calm and just go with the flow.

With a hectic life this month it’s important that you stay on top of your skincare routine. Glow Recipe’s new Pineapple Serum is a fun summer addition to your routine and it helps to create a flawless complexion. Potent Vitamin C and AHA concentrated with pineapple juice and hyaluronic acid work together to brighten and even skin tone. Encased in a kitschy pineapple shaped bottle it’s sure to brighten up your vanity!

Glow Recipe Pineapple-C Brightening Serum | $49 | Sephora

While May is technically still Spring this month will have more of a summertime bliss vibe for you, Leo. Always the center of attention, this month will bring with it a calendar packed full of social activities. Make sure to truly enjoy this month as it’s bound to be one to remember.

Add some major glow to your looks this month with Patrick Ta’s Major Glow Body Oil. This intense formula creates a lit from within radiance that looks natural but also like J. Lo. Choose from two shades, one with a champagne luminescence and the other with a deep and sultry bronze. With a month as exciting as yours, you are definitely going to want to add a little bit of shimmer and a whole lot of shine.

Patrick Ta Major Glow Body Oil | $52 | Sephora

Virgo, if you feel like you’ve been struggling for the past few weeks just know that things are going to get better. Sometimes life throws us challenges to make us stronger in the end. This month is all about powering through the trials and tribulations you may face. Stay strong and confident, Virgo, you’ve got this!

Indulge your skin in moisture and glow with Farmacy’s new Honey Grail Face Oil. Erase signs of stress and fatigue with this all natural formula packed with Farmacy’s signature honey and sea buckthorn. Amino acids, vitamins and omegas work to boost radiance and leave a glowing but never greasy complexion.

Farmacy Honey Grail Face Oil | $48 | Farmacy

Libra, May is all about finding balance in your life. There is a lot happening in both your work and personal life and finding a way to juggle all the obligations can be overwhelming. Take the time to prioritize both sides of your life and map out how you plan to move forward throughout the summer. Once you find the balance between both you’ll be able to fully enjoy all the activities that are headed your way.

Becca Cosmetics helps finding balance in your beauty looks a breeze. When it comes to the summer heat, it may be hard to find that balance between glowy and sweaty. The new Skin Love Brighten and Blur Primer allows you to put your best face forward. The high temps and humidity are no match for this unique formula that gives you a bright and smooth complexion while blurring shine, pores and oiliness. Go into this month with a sense of balance from the inside out!

Becca Skin Love Brighten and Blur Primer | $39 | Ulta Sephora Nordstrom

This month is all about learning to love yourself for who you are and not who the world expects you to be. Listen Scorpio, no one is perfect and it’s time to accept that fact. Learn to embrace all that makes you great and work to let go of all your insecurities.

Sweet smelling and nourishing, Glossier’s Balm Dotcom’s new Mango scent will become your summertime hero. This universal balm helps to nourish and accentuate your natural beauty, apply to the lips for intense hydration and dab on the cheekbones for a natural and healthy glow. Glossier is a brand that creates products that make it easy to embrace and highlight your own unique and natural features.

Glossier Mango Balm Dotcom | $12 | Glossier

Spring is in the air and this month is all about learning to enjoy world blossoming around you. Immersing and connecting yourself in all that nature has to offer will help you bring out your more nurturing side. Look for ways to incorporate the beauty of nature into your daily routines.

Bring the outside in with Pantene’s new Rose Water Shampoo. This delicate and light smelling formula nourishes dry hair without sulfates, parabens, mineral oils or dyes. Packed with antioxidants and nutrients, this shampoo gives hair petal soft strands and a weightless bounce. Pantene allows you to bring all the luxurious smells of spring into your shower without any of the pollen or bees!

Pantene PRO-V Rose Water Shampoo | $5.99 | Target Walmart

  • May is about learning to control your finances. Over the years you may have felt that your bank account resembled that of a roller coaster, with a lot of highs and lows. Take the time this month to get a grip on your spending and learn how to budget. This doesn’t necessarily mean you need to pinch every penny, but it will be helpful when trying to identify what you want to splurge on vs. what you NEED to splurge on.

    While skincare is often something that can easily cost a lot of money, there are always a few drugstore products that are equal to if not better than their luxury competitors. Tried and true Chapstick just released their Total Hydration Vitamin Enriched Lip Oil. The non-sticky formula feels luxurious and hydrating when applied and lasts throughout the day. No need to spend a lot of money on replenishing your lip’s moisture after a cold winter, Chapstick makes it easy for less than $5!

    Chapstick Total Hydration Vitamin Enriched Lip Oil | $4.99 | Target Amazon

    Self care and reflection will be the theme for you this month, Aquarius. Reflect on the past few months and try to find areas in your life that need some work. May is all about working to fill the gaps in order to set you on a path for great success.

    We get it, at the end of the day the last thing you want to do is add another step to your skincare routine which is why Glossier’s new Bubblewrap Eye + Lip Cream is the perfect 2-in-1 product that will add little to no time to your current routine. You’ve heard it once but we are here to tell you again, the skin around your eyes and lips is more delicate than the rest of your face and requires extra moisture and attention. Bubblewrap is a gentle yet effective cream that plumps the fragile skin giving you a younger looking plump complexion.

    Glossier Bubblewrap Eye + Lip Cream | $26 | Glossier

    This month is all about investing your time in the things that make you happiest, Pisces. Working on what you love won’t feel like work at all and it will make for a spring and summer full of happy memories.

    Spending your days surrounded by the things you love will create a aura of happiness that radiates to all those around you. Give your personality a glowing boost with Fenty’s new Sun Stalk’r Bronzers. Each one of the 8 shades provides the perfect warmth to complement your already sunny disposition!

    Fenty Sun Stalk’r Bronzer | $30 | Sephora Fenty