Beautyscopes: August 2015


Get ready for some good lovin’ Aries! This month could be sizzling hot for unexpected romance. However, Venus is in retrograde this month so things could get complicated. Your persistent nature will get you through it all, and others will be green with envy on how the security loving you will bring it all under control. Speaking of green, you don’t want to miss out on these fabulous limited editions from Guerlain. The Waterproof Cream Eye Shadow in Blue Ocean will glide across your lids like a lover’s gentle touch, and because it’s waterproof, it won’t melt, even in the hottest situation. Pair it up with Le Vernis Nail Lacquer, also in Blue Ocean, and this will be the summer of feeling and looking your best. These are limited editions, and will still look fresh and pretty in early fall, so hurry and don’t miss out.

Available: Guerlian Eye shadow, Guerlain Nail Lacquer

Famous Aries: Reese Witherspoon, March 22; Alyson Hannigan, March 24; Katharine McPhee, March 25; Kristen Stewart, April 9; Victoria Beckham, April 17; Jennifer Garner, April 17; Kate Hudson, April 1

You’ve got some unsolved issues Taurus either at home or with your significant other, but your warm hearted nature will shine through and you’ll be able to get things back in order. There’s also much joy to be had as Jupiter enters your house of love in mid August. Be prepared, and look your best. Because you love new and different things that make everyday tasks better, you’re going to adore this new set of Elite Mirror Collection Makeup Brushes from Artis. Created like no other makeup brush, these award winning brushes are shaped to match the contours of your face. These makeup brushes are a game changer and will maximize the application of your makeup as they gently smooth across your skin and give uniform coverage. Vegans will rejoice and makeup perfectionists will be astounded by the unique Cosmefiber, which is super soft with each “hair” individually tapered. The collection contains brushes that are tiny and slim enough for eye lining. to large and oval for perfect foundation application.

Available: Artis Makeup Brushes

Taurus Birthdays: Amber Heard, April 22; Megan Fox, May 16; Jessica Alba, April 28; Ellie Kemper, May 2; Lena Dunham, May 13; Malin Akerman, May 12; Christina Hendricks, May 3; Adele, May 5; Dian Mills, May 10

Gemini, August is all about relating and sharing, and you need to get better focused on that pronto in order to have harmony. You’ll find yourself more curious and alert this month which will help you achieve those goals. Oh and don’t be surprised if you run into an old flame this month, as it’s quite likely to happen, so make the best of it. When it comes to sharing, what better thing to share with your BFF’s than some great nail polish? These new colors from SinfulColors are right on trend with the upcoming fall hues and right in your budget at only 2 bucks a bottle. There are 27 new shades to flaunt – from peachy pink Pink Break and Truth and Lavendare for subtle times, to the 3D glitter of Night Owl, and the bold turquoise of Late Night Haute. So pay attention to what the planets predict while you listen to your inner fashionista and buy a bunch of SinfulColors to wear and share.

Available: SinfulColors

Gemini Birthdays: Bob Dylan, May 24, Pam Grier, May 26; Heidi Klum, June 1: Marilyn Monroe, June 1; Natalie Portman and Johnny Depp June 9; Venus Williams, June 17; Zoe Saldana, June 19; Stevie Nicks, June 26;.

Cancer, get ready for some new things and positive changes. Finances will head upward starting this month and continuing through the end of the year. That pesky Saturn is going to finally leave your house, and your love life should benefit from your new optimistic attitude. Keep your pretty eyes open for new opportunities headed your way. With all this going on, you’ll surely want to look your beautiful best, and sultry eyes are the way to go. The new Push Up Liner from Benefit will be your favorite new eyeliner. This easy to apply gel liner hugs those lashes so you can create a super thin accent line or a thick all out glam look. Either way, this waterproof gel ain’t moving or melting. It will stay put and look fresh even during the dog days of August. To use, simply twist the bottom until the gel reaches the flexible tip. Wipe off excess and apply close to the lash line. Available in black of course, but have some fun and line those peepers in blue, brown, green or purple.

Available: Benefit Push Up Liner

Cancer Birthdays: Meryl Streep, June 22; Frances McDormand, June 23; Deborah Harry, July 1; Princess Diana, July 1; Wendy Williams, July 18; Kristen Bell, July 18; Selena Gomez, July 22

Leo, you’ll see your ambitions grow stronger this month and new projects will come your way. It’s an ideal time to strengthen business partnerships but watch that bossy nature you sometimes possess. Listen to others with an open mind and you’ll benefit from their input. Of course, where it’s always okay to shine and be the center of attention, is with that gorgeous mane of yours. You love being the first to discover the best new hair tools and so you’re going to want the new Voloom Hair Volumizing Iron. This simple to use, amazing tool Is a game changer for those that can’t get the volume they want. Without the use of any hair products, the Voloom takes your hair from meek and flat to gorgeous and full in practically no time. Simply dry your hair as usual, and then take the heated Voloom iron and use on sections underneath your top layer. The patented plates create a texture that lifts the hair away from the scalp, while the top section of hair covers it. In a minute or two, you’re done. Sexy, voluminous hair. No more back-combing, gels, or root lifting spray needed.

Available: Voloom

Leo Birthdays: Anna Paquin, July 24; Helen Mirren, July 26; J.K. Rowling, July 31; Martha Stewart, August 3; Viola Davis, August 11; Mila Kunis, August 14; Jennifer Lawrence, August 15; Loretta Devine, August 21

For meticulous and reliable Virgo, August is going to be a good month for you. Mercury, the ruler of Virgo is in your career house this month and your skills will become stronger and your achievements will soar. You’re going to want to put your best foot forward. Romance might be a little rocky around the 8th of the month, but by the 15th, a new cycle begins and you’ll be happiest creating a nice homey atmosphere. Lots of sweet cuddling is in the stars for you. Being well groomed makes cuddling better and no one wants to cuddle someone with scratchy toenails. Ewww! You want to get the most amazing nail clipper you’ve ever seen. Virgos appreciate perfectionism and the multiple award winning Klhip Ultimate Clipper is the world’s first ergonomically correct nail clipper. It features a forward facing lever which gives you better control, more precision and is more comfortable to hold. It’s made from surgical stainless steel and is sculptural in look and feel. The Klhip is housed in a handmade leather case adding a touch of luxury to an everyday item.


Virgo Birthdays: Blake Lively, August 25; Salma Hayek, September 2; Beyonce, September 4; Chrissie Hynde, September 7; Pink, September 8; Jimmy Fallon, September 9; Amy Poehler, September 16; Anne Bancroft, September 17

You like a life well balanced and orderly Libra, and this month might not be a organized as you’d like because Venus, Libra’s ruler, will be in retrograde. Some days you won’t feel like working and then suddenly you’ll get a burst of inspiration. Break out of old habits and do something new. It’s a particularly great month to pick up an unfinished project as well as creating some fun group activities. Of course, you’ll want to look your best and nothing feels as fab as a good hair day. If your hair is damaged from too much sun exposure, too many heat appliances or too many chemical processes, you need to Resistance Therapiste from Kérastase. It’s been created utilizing the sap from the resurrection plant to bring very damaged and brittle hair back to life. Along with exciting breakthrough ingredients, there’s a reverse care system which specifies that you use the Reverse Care Conditioner first, then use the Renewing Shampoo afterwards, and lastly, a leave-in Dual Serum applied to the ends before styling. For super thick and/or super damaged hair, there’s Reparative Bandage Masque.

Available: Kerastase Resistance Therapiste

Libra Birthdays: Olivia Newton-John, September 26; Serena Williams, September 26; Julie Andrews, October 1; Kate Winslet, October 5; Rachel McAdams, October 7; Sigourney Weaver, October 8; Freida Pinto, October 18

Scorpio honey, you’ve got a lot to rejoice about. For the first time in twelve years, Jupiter is moving through your career sector and your days will be buzzing with lots of positive attention directed at you. Don’t be surprised if a new professional opportunity presents itself. Your career is in a sweet spot this month, enjoy and embrace. Of course, with everyone swarming around you, Queen of the Hive Face Contour Cream, with its blend of 70% organically certified ingredients will keep your complexion glowing. You’ll love the rich blend of manuka honey, rose essence, avocado oil, bee venom, evening primrose, and other skin nourishing ingredients.

Available: Queen of the Hive Contour Cream

Scorpio birthdays: Katy Perry, October 25; Emma Stone, November 6; Grace Kelly, November 12; Jodie Foster, November 19; Ming-Na Wen, November 20; Goldie Hawn, November 21; Jamie Lee Curtis, November 22

Sagittarius, this month Jupiter will enter Virgo and fill your tenth house with loads of ambition. Hold on, it’s going to be a roller coaster, but you’ll land in a safe place. Getting away for a long vacay could be tough this month, so mix work and play whenever you can. Fortunately, optimistic Sagittarius goes through life with eyes wide open which will serve you especially well this month. And as long as you’re doing that, keep those eyes looking as wide open as possible with the brand new Lift Me Up Mascara by Rimmel. This volume enhancing mascara is formulated with vitamins and cucumber extract to condition lashes and the precision brush is designed to create volume and lift lashes up and out without clumps.

Available: Rimmel Lift Me Up Mascara

Sagittarius Birthdays: Christina Applegate, November 25; Tina Turner, November 26; Kathryn Bigelow, November 27; Bette Midler, December 1; Tyra Banks, December 4; Judi Dench, December 9; Taylor Swift, December 13

Ambitious Capricorn has a lot going on this month and there could be some concern about finances and family issues. But it’s not all bad, as this is the month that begins a full year where you’ll consider doing more travels, taking some classes, and enjoying more cultural events. Capricorn, you favor high quality along with practicality, which is why you’ll want to get the Phytomer Rosée Visage Toning Cleansing Lotion, which is both a toner and cleanser in one. It’s gentle enough to remove eye makeup and is alcohol-free so it won’t dry out your skin. It’s a perfect skin pick-me-up on a hot summer day. Keep in the fridge and sprtiz on to calm skin. This and a little rosé wine will make hot summer days bright and beautiful.

Available: Phytomer Rosee Toner

Capricorn Birthdays: Helena Christensen, December 25; Jared Leto, Dec 26th; Tracey Ullman, December 30; Katie Couric, January 7; Joan Baez, Elvis Presley January 8th, January 9, Pat Benatar, January 10; Kirstie Alley, January 12; Betty White, January 17; Dolly Parton, January 19

August is a mixed bag for you Aquarius and the key word this month is double. If you’re single, this could be the month you meet that significant other, and if you’re already a couple, bonds will grow stronger. Work wise, this is the perfect month for finishing up that old project that always seems to get pushed to the bottom of the list. All of these projects can create stress and where does it show up first? On your skin, of course. Ugh….hello zit. Get some AcneFree Drying Lotion and it’ll make that nasty blemish disappear overnight. Best used when you first see or feel a blemish coming on, simply dip a cotton swab into the bottle and dab on. The top liquid is Salicylic Acid and the bottom is calamine and other active ingredients. Apply before going to bed and it’ll work its magic while you sleep.


Aquarius Birthdays: Geena Davis, January 21; Ellen DeGeneres, January 26; Oprah Winfrey, January 29; Kerry Washington, January 31; Shakira, February 2; Elizabeth Banks, February 10; Jennifer Aniston, February 11; Christina Ricci, February 12

Imaginative Pisces, this month is a time for renewal and it a very active month. The planets are telling you to take care of yourself, so start that yoga class, make that forgotten doctor’s appointment and restart an old project that could make you some money. It’s also the time to take care of health and some physical issues that have been bothering you. If one of those issues is stretch marks, we’ve got just what the doctor ordered, new CeraVe Intensive Stretch Marks Cream. This rich but not sticky cream contains ceramides, hyaluronic acid, argan oil, peptides and botanical extracts in a controlled release formula that keeps working for 24 hours and minimizes the appearance of stretch marks.

Available: CeraVe Intense Stretch Mark Cream

Pisces Birthdays: Ellen Page, February 21; Drew Barrymore, February 22; Chelsea Handler, February 25; Rashida Jones, February 25; Elizabeth Taylor, February 27; Patricia Mills, March 1; Carrie Underwood, March 10; Eva Longoria, March 15
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