Beautyscopes: May 2022

April showers, bring May…Beautyscopes! Read along this month to see what products have blossomed just for you!

Love is in the air for you this month, Aries. Spend time socializing with friends and coworkers, you just never know who might introduce you to that special someone. Learn to go with the flow to have a stress and drama-free month!

Keep it simple this month with a foundation that is mistake free. Covergirl’s Clean Matte BB Cream is a hidden drugstore gem. The lightweight formula is moisturizing and easy to apply with hands or a brush. The light coverage and natural matte finish allow for your natural beauty to peek through, allowing for a flawless barely there makeup look, perfect for day dates or brunch with friends!

Covergirl Clean Matte BB Cream | $ 9.99 | Ulta

Financial flexibility is headed your way this month. Take this opportunity to pay off a little bit extra on your bills or put an extra few dollars in savings. Life is unexpected, so being able to add to your emergency cushion will help to alleviate some of your financial stresses.

Indulge in something for you this month. No need to spend a lot of money to feel like a million bucks. Sol de Janeiro’s Brazilian Crush Cheirosa ’68 Beija Flor™ Hair & Body Fragrance Mist is one of our favorite scents this season. Jasmine, dragon fruit and vanilla give this mist a fruity floral that is perfect for all day wear.

Brazilian Crush Cheirosa ’68 Beija Flor™ Hair & Body Fragrance Mist | $ 20 - 35 | Sephora

Gemini season kicks off this month and with it comes an abundance of good news. All the hard work and long days will pay off in a major way, for you, especially when it comes to your career. Get excited when you finally get to indulge in all the fruits of your labor, Gemini.

All eyes will be on you this month, so if you’re going to blush from all the attention why not enhance it? The Pat McGrath Labs x Bridgerton collection is hands down one of the most stunning collabs we’ve seen in a while. With the Blushing Delights Palette, give yourself a radiant glow that is worthy of some Lady Whistledown gossip. Apply to cheeks and highpoints of the face for a pop that is sure to turn heads at your next ball or um meeting.

Pat McGrath Labs x Bridgerton Blushing Delights Palette | $ 60 | Pat McGrath Labs

Don’t allow yourself to get caught up in the past this month, Cancer. While it can be nice to get swept up in the nostalgia of memories and past experiences it can also hinder you from moving onwards and upwards. Instead, think of the things the past has taught you and use those lessons to guide your future. It’s all about finding a balance between the two to truly live in the present.

While you can’t go back in time, you can work to reverse the effects of time with Youth to the People’s Retinal + Niacinamide Youth Serum. This nighttime serum visibly smooths texture, diminishes fine lines and wrinkles and brightens uneven skin tone. Gentle yet extremely effective this product is sure to become a new staple in your routine.

Youth to the People Retinal + Niacinamide Youth Serum | $ 68 | Sephora

You will be desperate for some socialization this month, Leo. Rather than waiting for an invite, initiate the plans with friends. Seek out new restaurants, shops and bars that you’ve been hearing about or wanting to check out. When the weather is nice, hit up the places that offer outdoor dining. A little bit of socialization will go a LONG way in improving your mental health.

When you plan to spend time outdoors, SPF is an absolute must. In the past, SPF had been known to deteriorate the quality of makeup, but rest assured, brands have come a LONG way in improving the formulas. TULA Skincare’s Protect + Glow Daily Sunscreen Gel Broad Spectrum SPF 30 will have you wondering if you’re wearing it at all. The non-toxic gel formula is undetectable on skin, meaning no white cast whatsoever, allowing for the rest of your makeup to wear just as it should!

TULA Skincare Protect + Glow Daily Sunscreen Gel Broad Spectrum SPF 30 | $ 36 | Sephora

Embrace your inner quirky this month, Virgo. Stop trying to fit in and work towards letting your true and authentic self shine. Those that are close to you cherish your unique qualities. Try to let your thoughts, ideas and opinions be known, you’ll be surprised at how many people will be inspired by someone being such an open book.

Have some fun with your makeup this month. The Huda Beauty Color Block Obsessions Eyeshadow Palettes pack a serious color punch and encourage wearers to step outside the box. Whether you opt for the blue-based palette or the orange-based palette you are sure to create one-of-a-kind looks that will inspire others to get creative with their makeup as well. The weather is warm, and the sun is shining, so why not add a little fun color into your life?

Huda Beauty Color Block Obsessions Eyeshadow Palettes | $29 | Sephora

Communication will flow easily for you this month, Libra. Take advantage of this to address issues that may have been taking up way too much space in your head. Being able to talk through things will not only clear up issues quicker but it might even prevent any issues from coming up at all. Lots of clarity is surely headed your way.

Keep skin cool, calm and collected this month with Bosica’s Cica Soothing Universal Cream. This do-it-all gel cream helps replenish dry skin and is gentle enough to be used on all skin types. Wear on its own or use as a base to other makeup and serums. The subtle scent provides a calming effect during application reminiscent of a spa-like experience.

Boscia Cica Soothing Universal Cream | $ 22 | Boscia

May is an exciting month for you, Scorpio. Not only will your calendar keep you busy, but you’ll get to create some great memories too. Focus on your social life and spending as much time as possible with friends. It does our mental health wonders when we indulge in activities that bring us joy. Know that friends are going to rely on your listening skills this month, so get ready to provide some much needed attention and advice to those who confide in you.

Glam it up with Charlotte Tilbury’s Pillow Talk Multi-Glow Face & Eye Highlighter Palette. This multi-use powder adds the most radiant dimension to the face and eyes. Looks these days are all about blending to create the naturally diffused and monochromatic glow. Simply, swirl all these colors together to add the perfect flush of natural color to any of your makeup looks – seriously you can’t mess this up!

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Multi-Glow Face & Eye Highlighter Palette | $45 | Sephora

Learning to let things go will be an important lesson for you this month, Sagittarius. Holding onto unnecessary stress won’t do you or anyone around you any good. Practice communicating in real time with people when something is bothering you, rather than letting it simmer into something more. Rely heavily on deep breaths and stress relieving activities.

Indulge your skin with Fenty Beauty’s Cookies N Clean Whipped Clay Detox Face Mask with Salicylic Acid. This delicious mask not only makes us crave a sundae but charcoal and salicylic acid work together to clear up blemishes and improve texture for a flawless complexion. Slathering this on your skin will help you to calm down and unwind after an especially long day.

Fenty Beauty Cookies N Clean Whipped Clay Detox Face Mask with Salicylic Acid | $32 | Sephora

May is going to bring with it many exciting new updates to your career and personal life. Rather than thinking it’s all too good to be true, look at it as the outcomes of all the hard work you’ve been putting in lately. Take full advantage of all the good opportunities headed your way, you won’t regret it!

Add some celebratory color to your lids this month with Juvia’s Place Culture Duochrome Liquid Eyeshadows. These ultra-foiled shades pack a serious color payoff and add the perfect amount of glam to any look. All four shades offer a unique color combo and provide a hydrating formula that wears all day without creasing!

Juvia’s Place Culture Duochrome Liquid Eyeshadows | $ 15 | Juvia’s Place

This month you’ll feel inspired to make a change in the world. You desire to help is always present but just coming through much stronger in May. Look for ways to get involved in your community whether through donations or physical labor. Getting friends to work together makes giving back even more fun!

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and a small but powerful way to elevate AAPI voices is by supporting their brands and products. Kulfi is a brand founded by a group of South Asians looking to combine culture and beauty with their buttery smooth kajal liners. Not only are you supporting an Asian company but their proceeds from sales go back to mental health organizations that work with the AAPI community.

Kulfi Underlined Kajal Liners |$ 20 – 85 | Kulfi

The lesson you’ll learn this month, Pisces, is that you won’t always have the answers to everything. Learning to accept that you don’t know something isn’t a sign of weakness, in fact it’s quite the opposite. Seeking help is a humbling sign of strength that is hard for so many people. Learn you limits this month and know that it’s okay to lean on others for guidance.

Let Farmacy’s 10% Waterless Vitamin C Serum be your guiding light at the end of a dark skincare tunnel. This potent yet gentle vegan formula visibly brightens, evens, and reduces hyperpigmentation and dark spots. Twice daily use will bring with it a radiant complexion just in time for all your spring and summer social events!

Farmacy 10% Waterless Vitamin C Serum | $ 50 | Sephora