Get ready to go on an expedition of cosmos and beauty. You already know what your sun sign is but have you ever wondered how you can tap into that energy and harness it? Let me help you get that started with my Zodiac Inspirations. Come along with me as we explore the main energies of each zodiac sign and how you can use makeup to embody that energy. Sun, Moon or Ascending sign you will find out how to amplify the energy you want to project. If you don’t already know what your sign is don’t worry you can find your birth date listed with each zodiac sign.
We begin our journey with Aries (Mar 21 – April 19). The Ram ruled by Mars and the element of Fire. Aries are strong, courageous, fierce, and very action orientated. When you need to dominate and get something started. Reach for your fire colors of red, orange, yellow. Bold black liner and a red lipstick for that added leadership boost.
Next up is Taurus (April 20 – May 21). The Bull ruled by Venus and the element of Earth. Our Taurus friends are strong, stable and loyal like the bull. Ready to manifest the energies of nature, being grounded and at peace with the world. Grab all the earthy tones of greens, browns and a dash of bronze. Play with nude shades for a lip.
Whirling into our Gemini (May 21-June 20). The Twins ruled by Mercury and the element of Air. Geminis are expressive and can also see both sides to the story. Known for their active minds and adaptability. The energy of Gemini can be used when you are needing to communicate. Using White, Orange, & Blue to create an expressive look paired with a pink lip.
Flowing like a river we enter into Cancer (July 21 – July 22). The Crab a home body ruled by the Moon and element of water. Much like a crab Cancers are sensitive, creative and full of emotional energy. With the moon as ruler, emotions can run deep so get out your blues, some silver and violets. A nice berry shade of lipstick will compliment the watery shades.
Shinning through is Leo (July 23 -Aug 22). The Lion is ruled by the Sun and the element of fire. The Leo is all about enjoying life and having fun. Time to bring out bright and bold colors of yellow, orange, and gold. Play around and have some fun with a bold red lip.
Next is Virgo (Aug 23 – sept 22). The Maiden ruled by mercury and the element of earth. Perfection and organized is our Virgo traits and they always want to help. To embody this energy reach for greys and green with a crisp brown liner. Finish this earthly look with a neutral nude lip.
Enter Libra (Sept 23 – Oct 22). The Scales ruled by Venus and the element of Air. This breezy sign is all about balance and harmony. Bringing peace and harmony to the zodiacs and your life. Create that harmony with a balanced look using greens, royal blue and white. Compliment this look with a pink lip as a nod to the loving energy of Venus.
Dive deep with the mystical Scorpio (Oct 23 – Nov 21). The Scorpion is ruled by Pluto/Mars and the element of water. Intense, secretive, and passionate are a few ways to describe this sign. Deep emotions and constant regeneration are what makes a Scorpio so mysterious. Grab royal blues, red, and a surprising yellow to spark something new. A dark berry lip will add to the mystery of the look.
Shooting for the heavens Sagittarius (Nov 22 – Dec 21). The Centaur shooting his arrow is ruled by the planet Jupiter and the element of fire. Jupiter is the planet of expansion it is no surprise that Sagittarius is an explorer and a truth seeker. Harness this energy with a blunt and bold look using yellow, orange and violet. A bold purple lip to seal the deal.
Capricorn (Dec 22 – Jan 19). The Sea Goat ruled the planet Saturn and the element of earth. Hard working to construct a successful reality. Capricorn is practical, conventional and very business orientated. Get things done with the use of Greens, bronze and some violet. A nude shade for the lip to allow the eyes to amplify.
Breezing by is Aquarius (Jan 20 – Feb 18) The Water Bearer is ruled by Uranus/Saturn and the element of Air. Aquarius are full of an experimental and rebellious energy. Known to be eccentric, spontaneous and unique, break the mold with these colors. Deep blue, teal, silver and green. Paired with a red lip to rebel.
Floating on to Pisces (Feb 19 – March 20) The Two Fish are ruled by the planet Neptune and the element of water. The Flowy, dreamy fish are happy to follow with the school of fish and day dream. Pisces are often psychic and very intuitive. Go with the flow with a soft dreamy look using, pastel blues, pinks and purple. With a pink lip this look will be dreamy.
Makeup and astrology are magical and fun to mix when you let go of your expectations (unless you’re the perfect Virgo!) Enjoy playing with these colour combos and creating looks that you enjoy. Be sure to grab my eye guide for tips on how to apply eyeshadow according to your eye shape. Follow along with Cosmic Glamour Creations and dive even deeper in creating full looks for each Zodiac sign. My monthly group online lessons starting with Aries on March 23rd 2019.