Horoscopes claim to provide us with clues to the future, predicting our emotions, moods, likes and dislikes and giving us insight into how the next week is going to go. And whether you believe them or not, at the very least they give provide us with a bit of a giggle.
But did you know that your ruling sign could hold the key to other pressing issues too? Things like what pizza topping might be your dream match, what the perfect hairstyle for you might be and even what kind of make-up you should be wearing.
That’s right – the next time you can't decide on red lips or nude, you could look for astrological guidance. You never know – your new favourite look, product or shade could be just around the corner thanks to your zodiac sign. After all, it's written in the stars (ahem)…
About you: Strong and cardinal fire signs, Aries are striking by nature. Not only are you unafraid of intensity, but you embrace it and can be quite expressive, animated and hot-headed to boot. Match your makeup to these traits and you can’t go wrong. Think contrast and contour, with bold brows and angular cheekbones, finished off with a chic updo.
Striking feature: Strong brows
Colours: Red and black
Beauty icons: Rooney Mara, Kristen Stewart, Jessica Chastain, Keira Knightley
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About you: Elegant and feminine yet strong with inner resolve, Taurus women are grounded and graceful all at once. Ruled by Venus, you’re often known for your beautiful inner glow and silky smooth skin.
Striking feature: Glowing skin
Colours: Copper, gold and silver
Beauty icons: Jessica Alba, Megan Fox, Adele, Kirsten Dunst
About you: Curious and young at heart, Mercury-ruled Gemini's aren't afraid to be the get out there and explore. You love being the centre of attention and your favourite looks are dynamic and exciting – anything that sparkles or shimmers.
Striking feature: Sparkling eyes
Colours: Green and yellow
Beauty icons: Kylie Minogue, Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum, Brooke Shields
About you: You’re sensitive, soft and soulful with a look to match. The only sign ruled by the moon, you love using pearlescent shimmers and watery tones to create a soft 'out of this world' look.
Striking feature:: Shimmering cheekbones
Colours: White, blue and grey
Beauty icons: Liv Tyler, Gisele Bunchden, Jessica Simpson, Anna Friel
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About you: Powerful. Bold. Feline. These are some of the words that define Leo's look. You like to stand out, and your mantra is the bigger the better. Think voluminous hair, cat-eye flicks and bold lippy – all at once!
Most striking feature: Winged eyeliner
Colours: Black, gold, orange and red
Beauty icons: Jennifer Lopez, Charlize Theron, Jennifer Lawrence, Kate O’Mara
About you: The Mother Nature of the star signs, Virgos are perfectionists – especially when it comes to make-up. Although you like the freedom nature brings you, you also crave order and control, so think muted earthy tones.
Most striking feature: Sun kissed skin
Colours: Green, yellow, beige and brown
Beauty icons: Blake Lively, Jada Pinkett Smith, Beyoncé, Rachel Bilson
About you: Ruled by Venus, the planet of beauty, Libra’s make-up is the envy of everyone because of its perfect balance. You’re detail focused and you love looking put together, so aren’t afraid to put in the extra work – right down to your mani-pedis.
Most striking feature: Nails
Colours: Red, black, pink and nude
Beauty icons: Kim Kardashian, Brigitte Bardot, Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Winslet
About you: Sultry, sensual and passionate, Scorpios know how to turn heads. You’re secretive by nature, so opt for a cool mixture of aloof and seductive with smoky eyes, dark smudge-stained lips and large sunglasses.
Most striking feature: Stained lips
Colours: Berry reds and purples
Beauty icons: Alexa Chung, Katy Perry, Chloë Sevigny, Bjork
About you: Adventurous, restless and fiery Sagittarius ladies are always on the move. Your ideal look is minimal and easy to apply on the go. Think fresh-faced freckles with minimal coverage – a slick of mascara and a stained lip balm will do the trick.
Most striking feature: Long eyelashes
Colours: Violet, coral, pink and brown
Beauty icons: Scarlett Johanson, Alyssa Milano, Amanda Seyfried, Taylor Swift
About you: Ruled by the stoic influence of Saturn, Capricorns are a reserved and steady bunch. Built on the strength of your cardinal earth sign, you go for definition and structure overall. Think nude lips, smoky eyes and defined brows.
Most striking feature: Natural lips
Colours: Nude, brown, black and grey
Beauty icons: Kate Middleton, Zooey Deschanel, Ellie Goulding, Nina Dobrev
About you: Aquarians are artists, and proud of it. If there's a new or risky make-up trend on the horizon, it's guaranteed you're the first one out of your group to try it. The trick to your beauty regime is embracing your natural quirks to make your signature look come to life – and embrace the bright!
Most striking feature: Bright lips
Colours: Blue, green, pink, orange or yellow
Beauty icons: Gemma Arterton, Jennifer Aniston, Chloë Moretz, Kerry Washington
About you: Dreamy and ethereal, Pisces are the quintessential children of the sea. One for more subtle watercolour hues, you think of your make-up as a painting that needs blending and shaping to create the perfect outcome. You love the different shades of the sea, so soft greys or lavenders suit you best.
Most striking feature: Blended eyes
Colours: Purples, blues and greens
Beauty icons: Rachel Weisz, Dakota Fanning, Cindy Crawford, Eva Mendes
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