Your Horoscope Recommends: Experimental Lippies And A Manicure In A Feel-Good Hue
Aries: 21st March to 19th April
Lucky Colour: Navy Blue
Wear: Feel free to express yourself with a head-turning lipstick such as this Urban Decay Vice Lipstick in Heroine Comfort Matte, $31. The inky blue shade makes a strong first impression and sends the message that you aren’t afraid to be yourself. Plus, it feels comfortable and lasts all day.
Taurus: 20th April to 20th May
Lucky Colour: Rich Pink
Wear:Who says pink is best left for teenagers? Wear pink with attitude by opting for a rich shade like this Candy Lab Cream Pop in Going Wild. With a creamy texture, it glides smoothly over lips for an even coat of colour in just one swipe. Plus, it’s long-lasting so you don’t have to worry about constantly retouching your lip colour.
Gemini: 21st May to 20th June
Lucky Colour: Red
Wear: Decisiveness never seems to be a Gemini’s strong suit so why settle for one eyeshadow colour when you can have nine? Huda Beauty Obsessions Precious Stones Eyeshadow Palette in Ruby, $55, packs nine complementary shades in varying textures and finishes so you can create any look you desire, without deciding on just one shade.
Cancer: 21st June to 22nd July
Lucky Colour: Pastel Blue
Wear: Add a sliver of fun with this icy blue Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon Eyeliner in 84 Blue Me Away, $38. It glides onto lids without tugging but once it sets, stays put all day long till you decide to remove it.
Leo: 23rd July to 22nd August
Lucky Colour: Wine Purple
Wear: Walk on the dark side with a deep burgundy lip colour such as this Elizabeth Arden Plush Up Lip Gelato in 22 Black Cherry, $35. It has a creamy gel texture that goes on sheer and adds just a tint of colour — perfect if you’re just experimenting with deeper lip colours.
Virgo: 23rd August to 22nd September
Lucky Colour: Pale Yellow
Wear: The next time you’re getting a manicure, why not switch things up a bit and try a bright pop of yellow such as with this Ciate London Paint Pots in Big Yellow Taxi, $26? With a creamy texture, two coats is all you need for an even application. Wear it alone of mix in other fun shades such as orange, red and cobalt for an effect that’s perfect for summer.
Libra: 23rd September to 22nd October
Lucky Colour: Orange
Wear: Treat your lips to the Nars Afterglow Lip Balm, $40, an emollient balm that drenches lips with Monoi Hydrating Complex and infuses skin in antioxidants to protect against environmental aggressors. Opt for Bang Bang, a universally flattering orange coral shade that enhances your natural lip colour for a smooth and shiny finish.
Scorpio: 23rd October to 21st November
Lucky Colour: Jet Black
Wear: Lining your eyes has never been easier with the Maybelline Hyper Tight Liner, $20.90. With an ultra-fine applicator tip and an ergonomically designed angle, you can definitely get the perfect flick to accentuate your eyes.
Sagittarius: 22nd November to 21st December
Lucky Colour: Violet
Wear: Looking for a lip colour that’s bold and unexpected? Try Too Faced Melted Lipstick in Villain, $33, an intense violet shade that packs intense pigment and a high shine finish that doesn’t smudge and lasts all day long.
Capricorn: 22nd December to 19th January
Lucky Colour: Soft Red
Wear: Nothing transforms your look more dramatically than a slick of red lipstick. However, it can be quite daunting if you’re new to the red lip colour game. Venture out of your comfort zone with a muted red such as this Inga Flat Liquid Lipstick in Autumn Rosey. Its unique applicator makes precise application a breeze and the colour is a soft rosy red rather than a full-on red — perfect for those looking at taking baby steps.
Aquarius: 20th January to 18th February
Lucky Colour: Light Blue
Wear: Channel your inner mermaid by dressing your lids with a bold aquamarine liner such as this Sephora Collection Colorful Waterproof Eyeliner in 06 Pool Party, $20. Best part? It’s totally waterproof so it stays put no matter where life takes you.
Pisces: 19th February to 20th March
Lucky Colour: Purple Blue
Wear: Looking to add a touch of colour into your everyday makeup look? Try a rich gemstone-inspired shade such as this Tom Ford Beauty Shadow Extreme Eyeshadow in TFX6, $50. Part purple, part blue, it flatters virtually all skin tones and makes brown and black eyes pop.