Astrological Allure

Mercury is in retrograde from July 26 to August 19. If you’re not already familiar with this quarterly phenomenon, get ready for this planetary movement to shake up your life. This might be the perfect time to shake up your beauty routine! When it comes to choosing your new beauty staples, VALLEY suggests you look no further than your horoscope to find the products that are perfect for you this summer.

Aquarius (January 20-February 18): Milk makeup Face Gloss

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If there’s one thing an Aquarius hates, it’s dullness. Bring some sparkle to the table by faking naturally dewy, glossy skin with this face gloss. Milk makeup’s cruelty-free status will also appeal to your philanthropic side.

Pisces (Feb 19-March 20): Huxley Secret of Sahara Good Night Sleep mask

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Pisces are characterized by their willingness to help others, but when’s the last time you took some time for yourself? Apply this mask before bed to ensure a restful night of pure you-time.

Aries (March 21-April 19): Winky Lux Flower Balm

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This pretty balm goes on clear, but reacts with your body’s pH levels to change color on your lips, perfect for the fierce individuality of an Aries.

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Petal Multi-Use Oil

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Combine your love for physical beauty with your trademark Taurus romantic nature with this multi-use oil. Use it for glowing hair, soft skin and strong nails, while letting its rosebud scent appeal to that romantic side.

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Glossier Boy Brow

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This summer, you may find yourself worrying that you aren’t doing or seeing enough, a classic trait of Geminis. This cult favorite tinted brow gel makes for a one-step beauty routine, framing your face with a bold brow so you can step out and see the sights to your heart’s desire.

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Glossier Moisturizing Moon Mask

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Cancers are ruled by the moon, so pay homage to your lunar leader while deeply moisturizing your skin. Take some time for yourself and let your walls down while relaxing with this soothing mask.

Leo (July 23-August 22): Milk Makeup Glitter Stick

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Don’t let your hallmark Leo dislike of being ignored keep you from playing the game this summer. This sparkly shade can be used as a highlighter, eyeshadow, lip sheen or body glitter, and will fulfill your flair for the dramatic when all eyes are on you.

Virgo (August 23-September 22): Gourmand EDP Fragrance in Lait de Coco

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With your constant attention to detail, use this fragrance to ensure your own details are worth noticing. With a spray of this light scent, you’ll smell like a beachy summer’s day, perfect for the warmer months.

Libra (September 23-October 22): UO Metallic Foil Sheet Mask

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Libras are known to be drawn to luxurious material things. While this gold sheet mask contains calming properties and looks like it should be cleaning out the bank account, you can get it for only three dollars at Urban Outfitters.

Scorpio (October 23-November 21): Mario Badescu Facial Spray with Aloe, Cucumber and Green Tea

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As a water sign, return to your roots with this facial spray. Scorpios are cool as cucumbers, and this spray will leave you rejuvenated and feeling the part.

Sagittarius (November 22-December 21): Bumble and Bumble Surf Spray

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Express your Sagittarian need for freedom and exploration with a mane of boho waves. With a spritz of this beachy spray, your hair will speak volumes for your free-spirited nature before you even open your mouth.

Capricorn (December 22-January 19): Mario Badescu Seaweed Night Cream

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Capricorns are characterized by a strict view of time-management. Take this into consideration when you make the most out of your next night’s sleep, deeply moisturizing your skin with this seaweed cream. Take that trademark seriousness and get serious about your skincare routine.

Which astrological suggestion will you be rocking this summer? Tag us @VALLEYmag on Instagram and show off your new routine!


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