Beautyscopes: September 2020

The cure for post-summer depression is now and forever will be the tidal wave of pumpkin spice everything. So, grab an iced PSL (or hot if that’s your thing) and read along for your must have beauty products for September!

Aethera Beauty Sunset Botanical Rejuvenating Serum

Aries, as the summer comes to an end and the world embraces this weird new normal, it’s time you find yourself a routine. While all the uncertainty can be unsettling, setting a daily plan can help ease some of that discomfort. Things are definitely not going to be back to the old normal anytime soon, but that doesn’t mean you can’t create your own kind of normal.

Kick off each day with a blank slate and fresh face. Aethera’s Beauty Sunset Botanical Rejuvenating Serum works tirelessly throughout the night to give you a glowing and radiant complexion when you wake up. Acerola Cherry, Sugarcane, Dormilona, Jojoba, and potent Cannabis Sativa Seed Oil combine to nourish, plump and soothe skin to accentuate your own unique natural beauty.

Aethera Beauty Sunset Botanical Rejuvenating Serum | $35 | Aethera

Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Pro Pigment Palette

Color your own happiness this month, Taurus. Your success thrives when you let your creativity flourish. Rather than live life by the book, think of how you can shake things up and keep it fun. Think of all that you love about the upcoming season and find ways to incorporate it into your day to day.

Finally, with summer winding down you can break out the cozy fall color palettes. Pink doesn’t normally scream fall, but in the Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Pro Pigment Palette Vol. 4 it just seriously works. Combine the vibrant pink with a warm brown and cranberry shade for a look that’s just as transitional as the weeks between summer and fall. Pop on one of the glitter shades to take the look easily from day to night.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Pro Pigment Palette Vol. 4 | $60 | Sephora

Brown & Coconut Healing Kale Mask

Make peace with the things you can’t control this month. Gemini, so much is going on in the world that it’s easy to feel like you have a heavy weight sitting on your shoulders. Find a way to accept this and work on what you can control. You can control your happiness, your success and who you choose to surround yourself with. Look at the little things in life that bring your happiness and joy and before you know it, that weight on your shoulders will begin to feel lighter and lighter.

This month is all about healing your mind, body and soul. Brown & Coconut’s Healing Kale Mask combines vitamin A, kale, French green clay, lemon verbena, neem, thyme and honeysuckle to moisturize, rejuvenate, brighten and clear your complexion. Using the power of natural products to heal and soothe your skin, this mask will bring clarity and radiance to your skin while giving you the confidence to show off without having to hide behind makeup.

Brown & Coconut Healing Kale Mask | $22 | Brown & Coconut

Patrick Ta Major Glow All-Over Glow Balm

While this past summer wasn’t your typical social season, it still gave you fond memories to last a lifetime. Cancer, as you head into the fall, carry with you all the happiness you’ve gained from the past few months. The world could use a little more positivity and cheer, especially as we continue to head into uncertain times.

Just because summer is winding down, doesn’t mean your outer glow needs to go too. Prolong your summer bronze with Patrick Ta’s Major Glow All-Over Glow Balm. Simply buff onto shoulders, legs and the highpoints of the face for a perfect sun-kissed radiance. Available in 2 shades, transparent for a glossy dew and bronze for a just back from vacation glow.

Patrick Ta Major Glow All-Over Glow Balm | $50 | Sephora

Joanna Vargas Cloud Bar

Ease your mind and workload this month, Leo. Look at ways to alleviate the stresses in your life, like becoming more selective to what you say yes to or allowing yourself more time in the mornings to prepare for your day. It’s okay to slow down every once and awhile!

Pamper yourself in the shower with the Cloud Bar by Joanna Vargas. This ultra-gentle bar soap soothes and calms even the driest and most sensitive skin. The calming coconut and chamomile scent is just strong enough to be noticed, but not overbearing in the slightest. Give your face and body the soft boost of moisture it needs during these last days of summer and early days of fall.

Joanna Vargas Cloud Bar | $22 | Joanna Vargas Olivela

fenty fat water

You worked hard all summer long and as you head into fall you’ll be so far ahead of your peers. It’s a great feeling knowing you are ahead of schedule on your goals. Use this extra time you have to indulge in something new.

Fenty Beauty is ahead of the curve when it comes to new and innovative products. The new Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum is a true 2in1 product when it comes to its formulation. The vegan formula helps to reduce the appearance of pores and dark spots as well as brighten, smooth and keep oil at bay. Apply morning and night after washing and then follow up with your moisturizer of choice!

Fenty Skin Fat Water Pore-Refining Toner Serum | $28 | Fenty Beauty

Cover FX Luminous Tinted Moisturizer

Spend time with family and friends this month, Libra. You will find that you are in desperate need of their presence and comfort. Summer kept you busy with work, which led for little to no time left to spend doing the things you truly love. Going out with friends even if it’s just to sit outside at a restaurant socially distanced from all others will do wonders for your mental state. We’ve all been cowering away in our homes and not realizing how much of our happiness came from being with others.

Pop on some makeup this month and make yourself feel brand new again. Cover FX Luminous Tinted Moisturizer is mask approved. With just a sheer wash of color it evens out skin tone and adds a touch of luminosity without being full glam. Since it’s such a light coverage, we recommend setting the mask area with powder to ensure that when you do take off your mask your skin still looks as flawless as ever. An added bonus? The stress-fighting ingredients that help keep the ‘maskne’ away.

Cover FX Luminous Tinted Moisturizer | $39 | Cover FX

Derma-E Blue Light Shield Spray

Work will be your main focus for September, Scorpio. While your work environment may look more living room-ish than a corporate office, there is still no time to waste when it comes to getting the job done. Look at how this ‘new normal’ is affecting your goals and what you can shift and change to make sure you still meet your deadlines. While it may not be the most fun of months, it will set you on a path to having a strong finish to the year.

We’ve all heard of harmful blue rays hurting our eyes from staring at a computer screen all day long, but have you considered what it is doing to your skin? Derma-E’s Blue Light Shield Spray is formulated to specifically help protect skin from harmful light. Enriched with Lutein to provide ultimate hydration and nourishment, blue-green algae to protect from pollutions and charcoal extract to purify and clear the skin. Spray throughout the day as needed, especially after those long periods of screen staring.

Derma-E Blue Light Shield Spray | $16.95 | Ulta

lights laquer supernova

Sagittarius, this month will kick off a whole new set of adventures. Work will present to you exciting opportunities and in your social life you will form some new relationships (oh la la). Your positive personality will prove to be infectious and will continuously brighten the lives of those around you.

With fall comes a whole new color palette, while October and November leave plenty of time for burgundies, browns and golds, September is the time to play with transitional bold shades. The Supernova collection from Lights Lacquer was inspired by the late 90’s Disney Channel movie, Zenon Girl of the 21st Century and while we unfortunately are all still living here on earth, the 3 shades in the collection are otherworldly. Bold but still wearable, our favorite shade in the collection is obviously Zenon, a bright fuchsia base with a fun blue-violet shift!

Lights Lacquer Supernova Collection | $9.50-$28 | Light Lacquer

honest beauty tinted cream

Do what you can to bring some newness into your life this month, Capricorn. We are all going a little stir-crazy constantly being cooped up inside. While the world is still recovering, find ways to get outside and safely enjoy the early days of fall. Since many of us are working from home, look at ways to transition from an indoor to an outdoor set up, if you have a patio use it otherwise seek out parks with free wi-fi.

Going into public requires wearing a mask, so when it comes to your beauty routine, focus on the eyes. While the lower half of your face is covered up, make your eyes pop with Honest Beauty’s Honestly Bright Eyes Tinted Eye Cream. Dab on the inner corner and bring color out and up to lift, brighten and hydrate the skin for a well-rested look even if you’re only running on 4-5 hours of sleep!

Honest Beauty Honestly Bright Eyes Tinted Eye Cream | $25 | Ulta

Abeille Royale Cleansing Oil

2020 has so far proven to be a year of us asking, “seriously, what could happen next?” While the uncertainty of it all has caused a lot of unnecessary stress for all of us, you, Aqaurius may feel as if you feel it even deeper. This month is the time to find peace, whether that means you take more time for yourself to try a new hobby or you just simply remind yourself of the things you can control instead of the things you cannot. While it always sounds easier said than done, you have the strength and ability to conquer anything you put your mind to.

Guerlain, a brand known for their luxurious fragrances and skincare has recently launched their newest collection the Abeille Royale Collection. After extensive research on honeys and royal jellies the brand was able to take the skin boosting benefits supplied by bees to create a collection of products. The Cleansing Oil gently removes all traces of makeup and pollution after a long day. The key to inner peace is bringing yourself back to a blank slate, and that’s exactly what this oil-milk formula does for your skin.

Guerlain Abeille Royale Cleansing Oil Anti-Pollution | $65 | Bergdorf Goodman

kinship Supermello

Transitioning into fall will be easy for you, Pisces. This month, you will find that both your work and personal life will go very smoothly. Use this time to de-stress and spend time with the ones you love to be around the most.

Give skin the nourishment it needs as the season starts to go from summer to fall. Hyaluronic acid, marshmallow root and coconut water combine with Kinship’s very own plant-based probiotic, Kinbiome to provide you with a glowing and moisturized skin. While the name may be Supermello, there is nothing mellow about the active ingredients and unique consistency that give you a naturally dewy and radiant complexion.

Kinship Supermello Hydrating Gel-Cream Moisturizer | $24 | Ulta