Our astrological signs can help guide us through pretty much anything life throws our way including relationships, travel, and career goals-- it only makes sense that we look to them for our beauty routines, too.
Aries (21 March - 19 April)
You came, you saw, you contoured
As a cardinal fire sign, there’s a natural strength in your face. Play it up with some contouring! Clever contouring can change, enhance and diminish features. With a little help from the experts like Urban Decay and their new amazing Shapeshifter palette you can learn the art of highlight and shade to play up your best assets and play down your not-so-good ones (honestly, you’re an Aries, “not-so-good” doesn’t really apply). Invest in the proper equipment like brushes, products and sponges and you’ll fly through this routine in the morning.
TAURUS (20 April - 20 May)
Ruled by Venus, your skin, both body and face, should glow from within. Lavish that skin of yours with creams and lotions that make you look and feel amazing. Start with a good exfoliate, and then load up on moisturiser. We’re so into the clever little guys from Origins and their incredible new GinZing™ SPF 40 Tinted Moisturiser. We know that Madeline Shaw is a huge fan and ambassador for Origins and she's the glow-iest of them all!
GEMINI (21 May - 20 June)
As a Gemini, you’re a bit mischievous. If there’s anyone that can pull off a trend, it’s the funky and fun Gemini. No matter how ridiculous the trend, you’ll pull it off flawlessly. Highlight what you consider to be your best asset and let everything else compliment that part of you. You’re the perfect sign to dare try #UnicornHair or a glitter parting! HQhair is your perfect UNiDAYS partner.
CANCER (21 June - 22 July)
You can enhance your beautiful, soft and sensitive energy by learning how to use blush as your secret weapon. Experiment with colours. Go bold for night or light and softly blended for day. Play around with where you're applying. At least 2 fingers away from your nose and dusted softly over the cheeks is the way Mumma taught us, but apply some to the hollows of your cheeks for a look that pops. Just don’t go too crazy, the idea isn’t to look like a crab. Self-professed queens of blush Benefit are there for you. They have all the blush you could ever want but their Dandelion blush is somethin' else.
LEO (23 July - 22 August)
Your crowning glory is your hair
Just like your lioness namesake, Leos are all about gorgeous hair; use it to your advantage. Work closely with your hairdresser so you can look fabulous when you leave the salon, but know that haircare really starts from the inside out. Try some Aveda products with the awesome 15% off and make all of those lions jealous of your mane.
VIRGO (23 August - 22 September)
As a purist and a perfectionist, you’ll do whatever it takes for flawless skin. We know you’ll all go the extra mile to make sure your skin is blemish and zit free. We love Kiehl's and their natural but super scientific approach to skincare. After all, a Virgo wouldn't have it any other way.
LIBRA (23 September - 22 October)
Book yourself a mani-pedi!
You're a born social networker, so when your nails, both hands and feet, look and feel fantastic, you are ready for any event at a moments' notice. As much as we love going to the salon to get our nails did, painting your own talons at home is the best way to save time and money while staying on trend. Have you ever tried to ask for the newest trends in nails only to have your manicurist look at you like you have two heads and then charge you like crazy? Save your pennies on Essie at Lookfantastic.
SCORPIO (23 October - 21 November)
There’s no one more sensual than you, Scorpio, and if you haven’t mastered the art of parting your lips for that seductive sexy look, then get a mirror and start practising. Make your lips the feature. For a bold look, start with lip liner to define your shape and it will also keep your lipstick on longer. Then use your favourite colour and top with gloss. The one thing you should always have in your bag is lipstick. We're obsessed with this ombre lips tutorial from Feelunique.
SAGITTARIUS (22 November - 21 December)
You are a natural (and master) flirt, Sagittarius, and the more you enhance and flutter those lashes, the more seductive power you will have to spellbind anyone you come in contact with. If you need length, extensions and false lashes are all the rage right now. Just make sure to buy the best mascara for your needs, to lengthen, thicken or separate and you're in business. Have you tried the new Maybelline Colossal BIG SHOT available at Superdrug?
CAPRICORN (22 December - 19 January)
All about the brows
As a Capricorn, you have the strength of character and strong brows that lets others know you mean business, both socially and at work. You might want to start by growing them out for a few months (I know that’s a scary thought). Then, define the shape. A professional can help you get the right shape for your face. Invest in brow products such as pencil, powder and proper brow brush, we’re a big fan of the Sleek Makeup Brow Intensity eyebrow tool, available from Feelunique! The result will give you presence.
AQUARIUS (20 January - 18 February)
A signature scent!
You’re an individual to your core so it’s important to find a fragrance as distinctive and unique as you are. Fragrance is everything-- it provides that unmistakable, but hard to define allure that oozes femininity. Changing your scent seasonally is par for the course, just remember that a first impression lasts forever. Before you step out into the world, finish with a light spray of fragrance – it’s important not to go overboard (we all know that person). Save 10% at Fragrance Direct with your UNiDAYS membership.
PISCES (19 February - 20 March)
See the good
You’re gifted when it comes to making everyone you’re with feel like the only person in your universe. Since people get lost in your eyes anyway, let’s work on enhancing them. Don’t overdo your eye makeup, though – you want your eyes to stand out, not be overshadowed. Use subtle shadows that open your eyes to make them the fabulous feature they are. These gorgeous Stila liquid eyeshadows are our go-to for all things shimmer and they're available at ASOS.
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