It is often said that the zodiac sign affects your appearance and behaviour. Some even like to dress up according to their signs. To satisfy that curiosity of our women readers who religiously follow what their sun signs say, make-over expert & director of Star Salon n’ Academy, Aashmeen Munjaal, has recommended some simple steps for a glamorous make-over according to the zodiac.
Aries (March 21 – April 19)
Aries is the fire element in the list of the 12 zodiac signs. They are said to be born as natural leaders who take the first initiative to do something usually. They are claimed to be dynamic as well as charismatic. As they are the fiery zodiac sign, red would suit an Aries the best! Bold colours like red and orange would enhance the personality and they would sizzle wherever they go and this also reflects their strength, passion and energy.
Similarly, with the nail varnishes, the shades of rich plum and sizzling reds suit them a lot. Aries is denoted by the symbol ram and hence are considered having quite a strong and forceful personality. Another option is pastel shades, bright and natural colour lipstick. This choice of makeup demonstrates confidence, calmness and knowledge of the situation.
Taurus (April 20 – May 20)
The ruling planet of Taurus is Venus. Taurus are fun loving people who love everything in excess be it in terms, materialistically, emotions, fun and beauty products too. They are crazy and likes expensive things. Taurus people belong to a group of people who are of a practical nature. Being a 'bull', they have an earthy nature. They should opt more for neutral colours when choosing their makeup. Taurus does not like to look vulgar, avoid bright colours, thus they should try to achieve a natural look, smoky shades, grey, silver, white, champagne and berry.
Gemini (May 21 – June 20)
This is one of the most sensual signs. Geminis are extremely well known for their dual nature. They mostly blend light and dark colours and include the colour palette in their daily life. They are vigorous talkers, imaginative, witty and usually the 'bright light in a gloom'. Gemini finds it very difficult to make a choice when it comes to cosmetics. They are known well for their ability to gather news and various other information from various sources. They should also go for peach, pale pink which would enhance their spunky nature more. Matt textures and contrasting combinations suit them for makeup.
Cancer (June 21 – July 22)
Cancerians are typical home lovers and they love to be surrounded by their family and close ones. They feel comfortable when at home like surrounding, some element of white is also recommended in this case. Like a crab (their symbol) they withdraw into their shell when they come face to face with any awkwardness. But this should not be mistaken with cowardice, as Cancerians are extremely honest and true. The hues that would suit them the best are natural shades as well as the nude hues. Opting for shades like pink is a good idea if you pick shades like soft rose or another muted tone. As they are straight forward and honest zodiac sign. They are honest about who they love or mistrust.
Leo (July 23 – August 22)
Another royal fire sign is the sign of Leo. Leo is powerful, gorgeous, and courageous. Being Bold in nature, Leos should go for shades like orange, pink and Red is the best friends of their looks. Leos are the people to prefer to be the centre of attention and attraction at every event irrespective of wherever they are! They are the Belle of the ball, too loud and boisterous in a positive way (no doubts there being a zodiac with their symbol as Lion). They crave for attraction, more optimism and shine to their looks. Using those shades for the eyes as eyeliners would be great.
Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
Virgos have quite a quaint nature, therefore hues that would complement them the most would be metallic (bronze) shades. Universal shades like peach and pale pink are some of the most suitable options for them. Thus, eyes, cheeks, and lips are the primary targets of accents. Other soothing shades include royal blue, which also coincides with their naturally tranquil and pure nature. Thus using this shade for liners is the best thing you can do with it. Opting for a mascara of this shade is also fine. The influence of being an Earth sign is also noticeable here they are fun to be with even after being so choosy and selective.
Libra (September 23 – October 22)
The next bright representative of the air sign is Libra. They are always characterised by the uniqueness and the creatively shaped balance and harmony. Being balanced, they should go for a merlot colour. It's not coincidental that the best shades for this sign are pink, yellow, and aqua since they nicely reflect the nature of the people born under this sign. Also, using some descriptive accessories or specific elements is a do, and for maximum cool results, your pick may be a cool, and exquisite purse or any other type of an accessory. Matching a light blue eye shadow with some white accents or silver tones is a great way to accentuate the eyes effectively. Libra is a zodiac sign that detests being left alone, i.e. they hate being a loner. Everything about them involves partnership, be it marriage, business or even dancing!
Scorpio (October 23 – November 21)
Eye-catching, sensual, enigmatic, and beautiful are all keywords describing the nature of Scorpio. Being passionate, they should opt for maroon shade. They manage to combine their water nature with warm shades like burgundy and berry which reflect the senses of power, love, affection and mystery. These shades are generally used for lining the eyes, and for more flawless looks you may also use some shimmery textures for makeup variants like smoky eyes. Scorpios are serious and brave people who love dominating over the other and are extremely passionate for the one they love.
Sagittarius (November 22 – December 21)
They are intellectual, clear-headed and extremely spiritual people. On one hand, Sagittarius tend to use the shades typical of the fire signs, on the other they are always leaving some space for experiments. At times they also go for crazy and unexpected turns and solutions. The sensitive shades like purple may be included in their choices. Brown hues would suit them the most.
Capricorn (December 22 – January 19)
They are one of the brightest representatives of this group and this is primarily reflected with their inclination towards using earthy shades. Being one of the greatest tones of neutrals, brown may help them create some natural and impressive makeup looks. Shimmery accents and pastel tones may also be used, but the simplicity should not be neglected. Deep pink would suit them the most. Capricorns are extremely dedicated and ambitious people striving to achieve all their goals to reach the zenith.
Aquarius (January 20 – February 18)
Aquarians are great philanthropists and worry too much about earth and people around them. Many of us think, Aquarius should be a Water sign, but in fact, this is one of the most eye-catching representatives of the Air sign. Being of tranquil nature, nude hues would complement them the best. Using a bronzer for the skin is another great idea. Shades like purple suits in terms of makeup and they also provide Aquarius with some more chances to experiment. They are smart and quick-witted people.
Pisces (February 19 – March 20)
Being the fish Pisces people are a child at heart emotional and spiritual. So, softer shades is the final factor on the way to perfection. Being emotional, they should go for fierce hues such as reds and plums. They have a penchant for collecting beautiful shoes for their beautiful feet. They can rock sea green like no other. Emphasising their eyes is their favourite beauty move, so, shimmery shadows and plenty of mascara helps add some drama. Also, Pisces women will love the effects of a highlighter to help them glow. A Piscean girl’s hair can be anywhere from shoulder length to super long.