Beautyscopes: September 2012


Optimistic Aries will miss summer’s beach days and tiki bar nights, but can’t wait to see what fall has to offer. In order to dive into the new, though, she needs to slough off the old … literally! St. Ives Gentle Apricot Scrub for Sensitive Skin gently smooths away layers of sun and surf damaged skin from her fabulous face, leaving only softness and radiance behind. Brand new girl + brand new season = endless potential for adventure! Treat yourself to a sulfate-free dose of renewal at major beauty retailers and department stores nationwide.

RAMbling Roses: 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 19

Cozy Taurus loves sunshine and barbecues as much as the next girl, but she’s secretly relieved that summer is over. Fall means cooler weather and comfier, figure-flaw-friendly fashions. One can only expect so much from her control top tights, though, and workouts must eventually rear their ugly heads. To maximize the results of her reluctant output, Zaggora Viva Hot Pants are her fierce new weapons! Lab tested and proven to increase energy expenditure during exercise by 6% (vs. control garment), energy in the hour after exercise shot up 26%. With a weight loss approximately four times greater (after 30 minutes of exercise) than mere mortal workout pants, they take up her willpower’s slack with surprisingly pretty panache! Tweak your metabolism in style at

Bully For Her: Bettie Page, April 22; Carol Burnett, April 26; Uma Thurman, April 29; Adele, May 5; Dian Mills, May 10; Malin Ackerman, May 12; Madeleine Albright, May 15

Energetic Gemini is the ultimate social butterfly. For every facet of her wildly diverse personality, there’s a group of friends so devoted that it’s practically a fan club! Summer is one long party, but her teeth pay a dingy price. On the first day of fall, her new best buddies are Rembrandt® Intense Stain® Stain Dissolving Strips. Formulated to remove the toughest stains (red wine, I’m looking at you), these strips dissolve in ten minutes or less for a noticeably whiter smile in two weeks with no mojo-hindering mess! Dazzle up your pearlies at Wal-Mart and Target stores nationwide.

Double Trouble: Pam Grier, May 26; Heidi Klum, June 1; Marilyn Monroe, June 1; Natalie Portman, June 9; Venus Williams, June 17; Zoe Saldana, June 19; Stevie Nicks, June 26

Mysterious Cancer always looks like she’s thinking something just a little bit naughty. The gleam in her eyes, the flush of her cheeks … she’s definitely intriguing! Keeping that captivating flush as the weather cools can be tricky, so her favorite shade of Vitality Cheek Flush™ Powder Blush Stain and her Luxe French Boutique Blush Brush from IT Cosmetics are makeup musts. Infused with Hydra-Luxe™ technology, packed with anti-aging antioxidants and gentle enough for even the most sensitive skin, it’s the world’s first powder blush stain. A couple of light sweeps with her decadent brush ensures a day filled with sly grins and glances, no matter what Mother Nature tosses her way! Choose your perfect saucy shade on QVC or at Soft Shells: Meryl Streep, June 22; Frances McDormand, June 23; Deborah Harry, July 1; Princess Diana, July 1; Olivia Munn, July 3; Kristen Bell, July 18; Selena Gomez, July 22

Fun-loving Leo thinks of seasons in alcohol-related terms. Hot toddies in winter, pinot grigio in spring, mojitos in summer … she raises a fancy glass for every shift of nature! Since September is National Hazelnut Month, Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur finds its way into every fall concoction she shakes. Her favorite: the Frangelico Hazelnut Martini. Equal parts liqueur and vodka served in a chocolate-rimmed glass, it’s the perfect way to fend off the impending chill. Discover more sinful cocktail recipes and find your nearest retailer at

Hear Them Roar: Anna Paquin, July 24; Kate Beckinsale, July 26; Helen Mirren, July 26; J.K. Rowling, July 31; Martha Stewart, August 3; Viola Davis, August 11; Jennifer Lawrence, August 15

Precise Virgo sees the changing of seasons as a time to clean house, both literally and figuratively. The literal goes first, with everything from floors to light fixtures polished to gleaming perfection. When she can see her reflection on every countertop, the figurative begins. Beliefs are examined, paths reconsidered and her body refreshed from head to toe. Skin Authority’s Bamboo Ginseng Scrub uses fine grains of bamboo infused with aromatic essential oils to stimulate circulation as it gently banishes rough, dry skin. Chamomile extract, apricot oil and avocado oil invigorate her senses and leave her feeling soft, new and ready to tackle a new season head on! Find your very own epidermal intensifier at

Mercury Rising: Blake Lively, August 25; Salma Hayek, September 2; Beyonce, September 4; Chrissie Hynde, September 7; P!nk, September 8; Amy Poehler, September 16; Anne Bancroft, September 17

Social butterfly Libra loves to be loved by all. Like a true benevolent queen, she showers her subjects … ahem, friends … with affection. The last thing she needs is for one of them to spot a flaw, so her hygiene must be impeccable! When it comes to dental detailing, her favorite tool is Reach® Total Care Plus Whitening Mint Floss. Not only does it quickly whisk away icky specks of stray lunch, it uses micro groove technology and baking soda to buff away stains and keep every iota of her smile gleaming. Turn your own smile up a notch at your local drugstore.

Scale It Up: 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

Passionate Scorpio gets so wrapped up in managing her career, family and anything else that wanders into her web of intensity that she often has no idea when one season ends and the next begins! Luckily, she attracts great friends who drag her out of her tunnel every now and then and force her to glam up and enjoy herself. Her glamming typically stops at lipstick and mascara, but she makes up for it with Rimmel ScandalEyes mascara. Packed with collagen and keratin to plump, sculpt and strengthen lashes and featuring a huge MaxDensity brush that amps up volume and coverage, it takes her eyes from functional to fascinating. Where’s that pool party? Halloween shindig? Tree lighting ceremony? Easter parade? She might not know where she’s going, but she’ll look amazing when she gets there! Snag your own eye-popping elixir at major beauty retailers and drugstores nationwide.

Stingalicious: Katy Perry, October 25; Jenny McCarthy, November 1; Tilda Swinton, November 5; Emma Stone, November 6; Grace Kelly, November 12; Jodie Foster, November 19; Goldie Hawn, November 21

Free-spirited Sagittarius knows that summer has to end, but she won’t admit it until her pool freezes over! Shorts, t-shirts and sandals are the ideal wardrobe for her relaxed, adventurous nature and only summer seems to understand that. As the mercury drops and the days shorten, jackets and pants muscle in, but one sunny holdout remains: her favorite pair of Havanaias Slim Sandals. Made with a thin, delicate strap for extra comfort and a casual chic look, these thongs will stand up to anything nature tosses on the ground … until snow time, at least! Go kicking and screaming into fall in style at

Her Aim is True: 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 is driven by a desire for fulfillment in all aspects of her life. Elevating “nose to the grindstone” to an art form, she can usually be found plotting elaborate ways to conquer the world … at least, her corner of it. This can mean the occasional missed shower so, when friends actually manage to slip into her orbit to force fun on her, she needs quick hair help. Aveeno® Pure Renewal™ Dry Shampoo refreshes and revives locks with a simple spray. Active Naturals® Balancing Seaweed Extract cleanses without drying or over-moisturizing, providing a balance so perfect, her hair can take over the planet for her! Snag your own tress rejuvenator at national food, drug and mass merchandisers.

Capricornucopia: Helena Christensen, December 25; Tracey Ullman, December 30; Katie Couric, January 7; Pat Benatar, January 10; Kirstie Alley, January 12; Betty White, January 17; Dolly Parton, January 19

Independent Aquarius loves to feel pretty but the idea of tying herself down to a daily makeup regimen, or even using a product she’ll have to reapply all day, leaves her cold. If it requires more attention than a random mirrorless swipe now and then, it won’t last a day in her spontaneous life! Vitality Lip Flush 4-in-1 Reviver™ from IT Cosmetics is her perfect makeup match. This innovative multitasker, available in four subtly gorgeous shades, takes the place of a long-wearing lipstick, anti-aging lip balm, ultra-hydrating light gloss and lip stain. Hydra-Luxe™ technology brings plum oil, cherry oil, shea butter, aloe, argan and jojoba together to give you all the lasting color of a lip stain in a super-moisturizing formula that’s so sheer, it’s as easy to apply as lip balm. Set your lips to stun on QVC or

The Water’s Fine: 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

Adventurous Pisces is always searching for new ways to glam up her life. From blood red lipstick to a different wig for each day of the week, she is a true artiste and her style is her canvas. She doesn’t mess with the fundamentals, though, so her eyebrows get only the best: a careful wax here, a light tweezing there and Joey Healy’s Brow Structure Clear Set to keep them perfectly placed. Water resistant and transparent, this gel provides natural definition while softly setting her brows for the day. Now that they’re naturally perfect, she can surround them with glitz and claim her place as Classiest Diva on the Block! Class up your inner diva at

Up the Yin Yang: Ellen Page, February 21; Drew Barrymore, February 22; Chelsea Handler, February 25; Rashida Jones, February 25; Elizabeth Taylor, February 27; Marypatricia Mills, March 1; Carrie Underwood, March 10; Eva Longoria, March 15
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